Author: Canan Topçu

Journalist and author Ferda Ataman (photo: private)

Non-fiction: Ferda Atamanʹs "Iʹm from here. Stop asking!"

Less strident, more empathetic, please!

Islamic scholar and managing director of the AIWG, Jan Felix Engelhardt, during the 2018 AIWG doctoral students′ forum (photo: Dilruba Kam)

Germany′s Academy for Islam in Research and Society

Filling a void in the discourse

Theologian Dina El Omari (photo: private)

Interview with Dina El Omari on feminism and Islam

"Muslim women need space for critical self-reflection"

Anti-AfD demonstration (photo: dpa)

Germany′s election result

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Facing down the AfD: We shall not be moved!

Muslim woman voting in Berlin during the last general election (photo: Rainer Jensen/dpa)

Germany's general election

Calling all Muslim voters: ″Won′t vote″ won′t wash

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 Constitutional 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

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