An anthropology of Muslims in Europe - A modest attempt by Martijn

Category Archives: Citizenship Carnival

Hoe allochtone Amsterdammers worden uitgesloten van de politiek

Een stad die accepteert dat een bevolkingsgroep structureel ondervertegenwoordigd is, is een stad die niet wil dat deze groep participeert, zegt Jean Tillie, hoogleraar politicologie aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam.

De Lange Arm van Ankara

Turkije wil een machtig land worden en Turkse migranten in Europa zijn daarbij nodig. Ze moeten integreren én Turks blijven. Maar de geschiedenis wijst uit dat het land waar je al generaties woont uiteindelijk toch je land is. Door Froukje Santing.

European Sexual Nationalisms: The Culturalization of Citizenship and the Sexual Politics of Belonging and Exclusion

In this contribution Paul Mepschen and Jan-Willem Duyvendak argue that representations of gay emancipation are mobilized to shape narratives in which Muslims are framed as non-modern subjects, which best be understood in relation to the ‘culturalization of citizenship’ and the rise of Islamophobia in Europe.

Citizenship Carnival: What is Integration?

In this blog Nadia Fadil problematizes the concern of researchers with integration – to take it as a point of departure in order to understand the different connotations it invokes and imaginaries it touches upon. For more than simply figuring as a neutral analytical category, the term integration is also a highly contested and controversial concept – one that has been challenged and disputed.

New Series: Citizenship Carnival

Closer starts a new series of articles asking in many different ways: ‘What do we actually mean when we talking about migrants, citizenship, integration and so on’? Topics such as ‘integration’, ‘homo-nationalism’, ‘orientalism’ ‘neo-colonialism’ will be addressed in in-depth and long (yes!) articles.


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