Skip to content

Mes presents: Samim Akgönül

220 Eggers Hall

Add to: Outlook, ICal, Google Calendar

Islamic Radicalization and the Rising Threat of Isis in Europe: Understanding Turkey’s Role

Samim Akgönül, PhD, Historian, and Political Scientist

Samim Akgönül is a professor at Strasbourg University and researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). He teaches also Political Science at Syracuse University abroad program (Strasbourg) and International Relations at several Turkish Universities. He co-leads the research team “Religions and pluralism” at research centre DRES.  

He studies the evolution of minority concept as well as the religious minorities in Eastern and Western Europe, especially non-Muslim minorities in Turkey, Muslim minorities in the Balkans and Muslim communities in Western Europe. He is the co-editor of the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe and the Journal of Muslims in Europe (Brill)

Open to the public.

Sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Program at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Open to




Contact to request accommodations