Author: Canan Topçu

Professor Ednan Aslan, professor for Islamic religious education theory at the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Sciences at the University of Vienna (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Controversial study about Muslim kindergartens in Vienna

The unwelcome glare of publicity

German Turkish author Deniz Utlu

Interview with German Turkish author Deniz Utlu

Beyond a binary identity

Islamic studies scholar Armina Omerika (photo: Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main)

Interview with Islamic studies scholar Armina Omerika

"Muslims need new ways to approach their religious heritage"

Constantin Schreiber (right) during his research into German mosques (photo: ARD)

Constantin Schreiber′s controversial mosque report

Outside Islam

American Muslim Hind Makki (photo: Canan Topcu)

Muslims in the USA

Anything but lethargic

Islamic theologian Hamideh Mohagheghi (photo: Christian Thuermann)

Interview with the Islamic theologian Hamideh Mohagheghi

We need to talk

Mosque congregation member distributes food to refugees (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/H. Neubauer)

Germany′s Muslims and the refugees

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Integrating a new generation

The Munster-based Islamic Studies expert Mouhanad Khorchide (photo: dpa)

Interview with Mouhanad Khorchide

"Religion seeks to touch people′s hearts"

A female student wearing a headscarf (photo: picture-alliance/Joker)

The headscarf ruling from Germany's Consitutional Court

Heated debate on all sides

Canan Topcu (centre) speaking during a discussion at the Herbert Quandt Foundation (photo: private)

Muslims and the Paris attacks

"I distance myself from these murderers – not as a Muslim, but as a human being"

Daughter and mother: Nadia and Rabia Bechari (photo: Canan Topcu)

Women's dress code in Islam

No compulsion to wear the headscarf

Mouhanad Khorchide (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Dispute about Prof Mouhanad Khorchide

A conflict of many layers

symbol image Muslim blogger (photo: Fotolia/Gina Sanders)

Muslim Bloggers in Germany

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Creating a Counter-public to Traditional Media

Turkish delights store in Cologne, Germany (photo: dpa)

Ramadan for Shopkeepers

Breaking the Fast with Dates and Seafood