Werner Schiffauer

Head of the German Research Team 

SchiffauerWernerWerner Schiffauer is Professor for Comparative Social and Cultural Anthropology in Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder. He has worked on the transformation of rural and urban Turkey, on labour migration, the organization of diversity in European Societies and recently on Islam in Europe.


Recent publications include:

  • Schiffauer, W.Die Gottesmänner - Türkische Islamisten in Deutschland. Suhrkamp, Frankfurt am Main, 2000.
  • Baumann, G., Kastoryano, R., Vertovec, S. and Schiffauer, W. Civil Enculturation. Nation-State, School and Ethnic Difference in The . Netherlands, Britain, Germany and France. New York, Oxford. Berghahn, 2004.
  • Schiffauer, W.Parallelgesellschaften. Wieviel Wertekonsens braucht unsere Gesellschaft? Für eine kluge Politik der Differenz. Bielefeld. Transcript, 2008
  • Schiffauer, W.Nach dem Islamismus. Die Islamische Gemeinschaft Milli Görüş. Eine Ethnographie. Berlin. Suhrkamp, 2010.


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Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou,
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (European University Institute)

Funded by: the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme, Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities

Duration: 1 March 2010-31 May 2013

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