Lecture: Governance of Minority Religions in North-Eastern Europe – The Case of Islam

Prof. Dr. Egdūnas Račius

Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania

Governance of Minority Religions in North-Eastern Europe: The Case of Islam

Tuesday 13 November, 11:15 – 12:30 at Amphitheatre 1

Egdūnas Račius (PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Helsinki, 2004) is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at the Department of Area Studies of Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania). He is the Reviews Editor of the Journal of Muslims in Europe and a co-editor of the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe (both by Brill). His research interests encompass Eastern European Muslim communities as well as Muslim revivalist movements. Račius is a co-editor (together with Antonina Zhelyazkova) of Islamic Leadership in the European Lands of the Former Ottoman and Russian Empires Legacy, Challenges and Change (Brill, 2018) and the author of Muslims in Eastern Europe (Edinburgh University Press, 2018).

Lectures open to the public. All welcome!

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