A Roundtable By The Network On Comparative Research On Islam And Muslims In Europe (NOCRIME)
Session 1: The Social Building of Muslim Communities in Europe: Internal Factors
Opening remarks and Introduction by Jean Baubérot, President of EPHE (Sorbonne) and Director of GSRL (CNRS-EPHE) and Jean-Paul Willaime, EPHE, Associate Director of GSRL (CNRS-EPHE).
CHAIR : Dr Martin Van Bruinessen, Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World [ISIM] Leiden.
Jorgen Baek Simonsen, Copenhague University , “Social Networks of Muslims in Denmark and Interactions with the Muslim World”
Nico Landman, Utrecht University, “Social and Religious variety of the Muslim Presence in the Netherlands”
Sean McLoughlin, Leeds University, “British-Muslims Today: National Recognition, Local Polarisation?”
Gema Martin-Munoz, University Autonoma of Madrid, “Cultural and Religious Dimensions of the Moroccan Immigration in Spain”
Ottavia Schmidt di Frieberg, University of Trieste, “Transnational Networks of Muslim Migrants in Italy”
Discussion led by Pierre-Jean Luizard, GSRL (CNRS-EPHE) and Hocine Benkheira, GSRL (CNRS-EPHE)
Session 2: The Building of Muslim Communities in Europe: External Constraints
CHAIR: Jean-Paul Willaime, EPHE, Associate Director of GSRL (CNRS-EPHE)
Jocelyne Cesari, GSRL (CNRS-EPHE) and Harvard University, “New forms of Muslim Leadership in France”
Chantal Saint-Blancat, University of Padova, “Social Construction of Islam in the Italian Public Sphere”
Valerie Amiraux, CURAPP/CNRS and European University Institute, “The Production of Discourses on Islam in Western Europe”
DISCUSSION of the Session and General Discussion led by Tariq Ramadan, University of Fribourg and Olivier Roy, CNRS.