The Yearbook of Muslims in Europe provides an up-to-date account of the situation of Muslims in Europe. Covering 45 countries of Europe in its broader sense, the Yearbook presents a country-by-country summary of essential data with basic statistics and evaluations of their reliability, surveys of legal status and arrangements, organisations, etc. Data have been brought up to date from the previous volume. The Yearbook is an annual reference work for country surveys on Muslims in Europe. It is an important source of reference for government and NGO officials, journalists, and policy makers as well as scholars.
About the Author
Editor-in-ChiefJørgen S. Nielsen, Ph.D. (1978) in Arab history, American University of Beirut, has researched and published extensively on Islam in Europe, including Muslims in Western Europe (3rd ed., Edinburgh University Press, 2004). He is currently Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Copenhagen. EditorsSamim Akgönül, Ph.D. (2001), historian and political scientist, is Professor at the Institute of International Relations and the Department of Turkish Studies of Strasbourg University and senior researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He studies the evolution of minority concepts as well as religious minorities in Eastern and Western Europe. Ahmet Alibašić, Ph.D. (2011), is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo, and director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Sarajevo. He was educated in Kuala Lumpur (Islamic studies, political sciences, and Islamic civilization). He also served as the first director of the Interreligious Institute in Sarajevo (2007-2008). Egdūnas Račius, Ph.D. (2004) in Arabic and Islamic studies, University of Helsinki, is currently Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania. He has been engaged in research on Islam in the Baltic States for the past decade.