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030194 KU Islam in Europe (2021W)

(Issues from) Legal history and contemporory legal developments

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 60 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 14.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 21.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 28.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 04.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 11.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 18.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 25.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 02.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 09.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 16.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 13.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Thursday 20.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Demographic conditions (population share of Muslims in Europe in past and present); legal standing of Christians and Jews under Islamic rule; legal standing of "heterodox" under Christian rule; legal positions regarding intermarriages; reception of the Euro-American human rights discourse on the Islamic side; Turkey - an "Islamic" State? Act on the Recognition of the Adherents of Islam as a Religious Community (Islamgesetz 1912); Act on External Legal Relationships of Islamic Religious Societies (Islamgesetz 2015; including Amendment 2021!); further legal developments in an European comparison.

Assessment and permitted materials

See the lecture notes of the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

See the lecture notes of the course.

Examination topics

Presentations by the lecturers with deliberate caesuras with the possibility of students asking questions and stating suggestions.

Reading list

Two course-documents will be made avalable for the students via the Moodle-platform. These contain further references. However, the referenced literature is not directly relevant for the colloquium.

Association in the course directory

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