Muslims have been living in eastern parts of Europe for centuries. Since the 1970s, the presence of Muslims has also become a fact of life in other parts of Europe. In this last episode we will discuss where Europe and its Islam stand in the twenty-first century. Is it a continuation of the past, or are Europe and its Muslims sharing different worlds?
Matters of Humanities: History of Islam in Europe
People are often surprised that the history of the Islam in Europe is so much more than a history of wars. It's also a story of diplomacy and trade, knowledge and arts, from Muslims living together with Christians and Europeans for centuries. Muslims and the Islam are not things that just 'happened' to Europe, they are part of Europe. In this podcast series, professor Maurits Berger talks about the history of the Islam in Europe: going back to the first Muslim who set foot in Europe, and seeing what kind of interactions have taken place between Muslims and Europeans since then.
• Radio Tarifa: 'Lamma badda' (Spain) • Amina Alaoui, 'Lamma badda' (Morocco) • Elina Duni: 'Lamma badda' (Albanian-Swiss) • Stefano Battaglia: 'Lamma badda' (Italy) • Maria del Mar Bonet: 'Lamma badda' (Spain) • Abdel Karim: 'Lamma badda' (Egypt) • Natacha Atlas: 'Lamma badda' (Belgian-Egyptian) • Hamza el Din: 'Mwasha' (Sudan)