Most recent article by: Seyla Benhabib

Migrants at Angela Merkel Chancellery on 1 September 2008 celebrating the contribution of guest worker's to Germany's economic rise (photo: dpa)

Debate on Muslim Identity in the West

Constructing the Self, Constructing the Other

In her essay US-Turkish philosopher Şeyla Benhabib criticises the current lack of any serious multicultural dialogue between the civilisations. Instead, European and US intellectuals continue to focus on "Islamo-fascism", thereby blocking any constructive debate on Islam and migration in the WestMore