Topic: Colonialism

Postcard showing the Hotel Majestic in Tunis in the 1930s (source: Wikipedia)

Book review: Daniel Speck's "Piccola Sicilia"

Little Sicily in North Africa

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

Book review: Susannah Heschel on "Jewish Islam"

Jewish Orientalism?

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

Algerian author and journalist Kamel Daoud (photo: picture-alliance/Gattoni/Leemage)

Kamel Daoud’s novel "Zabor"

Algeria and a patriarch's dying throes

Islamic scholar and writer Stefan Weidner (photo: private)

Interview with Islamic scholar Stefan Weidner

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Thinking outside the Western box

Isabelle Eberhardt ca. 1900 in the Sahara desert (source: Wikipedia)

Isabelle Eberhardt

Writer, nomad and feminist

A crater marks the site of the first Indian underground nuclear test conducted 18 May 1974 at Pokhran in the desert state of Rajasthan (photo: AP)

India and Pakistan

Nuclear war – a remote, but real threat

Kaiser Wilhelm II (centre) with Ludendorff and Hindenburg on 09.11.1918 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

German–Iranian relations

How the Germans came to Iran

Islam scholar and journalist Stefan Weidner (photo: private)

Non-fiction: Stefan Weidner on the future of the West

Next-level cosmopolitanism

Protesters take part in a march on 27 June 2018 denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists in Rabat, Morocco. Banner in Arabic reads "Moroccan Justice. Life sentence for the (northern region of) of Rif. A noose for the country" (photo: picture alliance/AP/M. Elshamy)

Moroccoʹs sentencing of Nasser Zefzafi

When civil liberties contract

Iranian-French sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar (photo: AFP/Damien Meyer)

Interview with the sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar

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Radicalisation in the suburbs

Hand-written edition of the Koran in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Anti-Semitism

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There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam

Man wearing a kippah takes part in an anti-Semitism demonstration in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Hitija)

Germany’s anti-Semitism problem

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Jew, Israeli, Zionist

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