Society

Protest in Tunis in spring 2012 against the conservative Islamic Ennahda party (photo: Aya Chebbi)

Women's rights in the Middle East

Feminists in Tunisia claim civic space

Slogans relating to the Atheist Moroccan Republic (source: YouTube screenshot)

Atheism in the Arab world

Moroccoʹs atheists find a home on the Internet

Journalist and author Ferda Ataman (photo: private)

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

Less strident, more empathetic, please!

Turkish author Asli Erdogan (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Turkish author Asli Erdogan

"There is nothing left of democracy in Turkey"

Symbolic image of womenʹs rights in Sudan (photo: Eythar Gubara/Goethe.de)

Womenʹs rights in Sudan

Motivated by hope

Cover of Susannah Heschelʹs "Jewish Islam" (published in German by Matthes & Seitz; source: SWR)

Book review: Susannah Heschel on "Jewish Islam"

Jewish Orientalism?

Anthropologist and political expert Madawi Al-Rasheed (photo: private)

Interview with anthropologist Madawi Al-Rasheed

"Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia"

Excavation site in Mertola (photo: Marta Vidal)

Uncovering Portugalʹs Islamic roots

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Where Christians pray facing Mecca

Actress Almila Bagriacik in "A Regular Woman", a film about honour-killing victim Hatun Surucu (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/NFP/M. Bothor)

Remembering victim Hatun Surucu

"A Regular Woman" – the story of an honour killing

Arabic calligraphy decorates tiles in Granadaʹs mosque, Spain (photo: picture-alliance)

The demise of Modern Standard Arabic

Tongue-tied Arabs

Still from Turkish TV series "Yunus Emre" aired on TRT (source: YouTube)

Religion and media in Turkey

Reviving Sufism with Yunus Emre

Women in Tindouf refugee camp mark the 43rd anniversary  of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (photo: Hugo Flotat-Talon)

Western Sahara conflict

The Sahrawis are fed up with waiting

Indian writer Rahman Abbas (photo: rahmanabbas.in)

Interview with writer Rahman Abbas

Overcoming Indiaʹs social divide

Still from "Voices of Jordan" web video (source: ranasweis.com)

Rana Sweisʹ "Voices of Jordan"

A realistic snapshot of Jordanian society

The discussion panel hosted by the ZMO with – from left to right – Bekim Agai, Charlotte Wiedemann, Ulrike Freitag, Mamadou Diawara and Claudia Derichs (photo: Anika Bussemeier)

Germanyʹs Islam debate

The need to meet Islam critics head on

Cover of "Der Inspizierte Muslim. Zur Politisierung der Islamforschung in Europa" (edited by Schirin Amir-Moazami; published in German by Transcript)

The politicisation of Islam scholarship in Europe

Muslims under scrutiny

Christian-Jewish team engaged in preparatory work (source: Stephanie Krauch)

Abrahamic Teams and interfaith dialogue

Conquering prejudice face-to-face

ALT-Tags: Three imams seen from behind (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/O. Berg)

The drive towards "home-grown" imams

Islam in, from and for Germany

Islamic theologian Mouhanad Khorchide (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/U. Zucci)

Mouhanad Khorchideʹs "Godʹs Revelation in the Word of Men"

A Koran for the 21st century

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