Jörn Thielmann

Role in the project: 

Jörn Thielmann (Ph.D., Islamic Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum) is since January 2009 Managing Director of the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe EZIRE at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 2003 until 2008, he headed the Orient-Occident Center Mainz (KOOM) at the University of Mainz. Having worked on legal pluralism and Islamic law in Egypt at the CEDEJ in Cairo and on the political economy in Algeria at the London School of Economics and Political Science, he is currently doing ethnographic fieldwork on the Islamic fields in Germany.

External publications
THIELMANN, J., “The Shaping of Islamic Fields in Europe – A Case Study in South-West Germany”,in NÖKEL, S. & TEZCAN, L. (eds.), Islam and the New Europe. Continuities, Changes, Confrontations, Bielefeld: transcript, 2005, pp. 152-177 (Yearbook of the Sociology of Islam, 6)
THIELMANN, J., “Law: Islamic”, in MIDDLETON, J. and MILLER, J. C. (eds.), The New Encyclopedia of Africa, Detroit etc.: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2008, vol. 3, pp. 265-272
THIELMANN, J., AL-HAMARNE, A. (Eds.), Islam and Muslims in Germany, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2008 (Muslim Minorities, 7)
THIELMANN, J., “The Turkish bias and some blind spots: Research on Muslims in Germany”, in KREIENBRINK, A. & BODENSTEIN, M. (eds.), Muslim Organisations and the State – European Perspectives, Nürnberg: Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge, January 2010, pp. 169-195