Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Empire – University of Copenhagen

Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Empire

Professor Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies in the School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C and the former Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland. Professor Akbar Ahmed has among other things been involved in interfaith dialogue and the study of global Islam and its impact on contemporary society.

Europe today confronts complicated and controversial issues surrounding its Muslim population including Sharia law, terrorism, the building of mosques, female dress, and the pressures of immigration and multiculturalism. Akbar Ahmed, the world renowned Muslim anthropologist, is in the midst of a new study of Islam in Europe which will take him and his international team across the continent.

Journey into Europe is the fourth part of an unprecedented quartet of award-winning books exploring relations between the West and the world of Islam after 9/11. http://journeyintoeurope.com/

For more information please contact Ehab Galal, ehab@hum.ku.dk