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Schirin Amir-Moazami

Schirin Amir-Moazami holds a PhD from the department of Social and Political Sciences of the European University Institute in Florence. She is currently Professor for Islam in Europe at Freie Universität Berlin. Her research interests include Islamic movements in Europe, bodily practices, gender questions, regulations of religious plurality and political theory. Publications include Politisierte Religion. Der Kopftuchstreit in Deutschland und Frankreich (Bielefeld, transcript 2007); Dialogue as a governmental technique: managing gendered Islam in Germany, in "Feminist Review" 98, 2011; The secular embodiments of face-veil controversies across Europe, in Nilüfer Göle (eds.): Islam and Public Controversy in Europe (Farnham, Ashgate 2014).

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Can Islam be reformed? Can it fit in with the secular orders of European societies? Are Muslims integrated into Europe? Can't Muslims take a joke? These are however the wrong questions, since they fail to recognise, let alone break down, the hegemonic framework within which they are posed; a framework that measures the compatibility, or lack of it, of Muslims with a liberal and secular order.