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Werner Schiffauer
Werner Schiffauer

"It is not Necla Kelek who should be attacked, but the German public, which is longing for somebody like Necla Kelek, somebody who confirms all that they have always thought about Muslims."

(Werner Schiffauer, Die Welt, 8 February 2006)

Werner Schiffauer is one of the leading researchers on Turkish culture and society in Germany. He studied in Berlin and Ankara and is teaching anthropology at the Europa University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder. He has personally investigated most of the taboos that figure in the German debate on Turkish culture and identity: notions of honour in rural Turkey; honour crimes; the violent and conspiratorial world of German Islamists; and German attitudes to Islam.

Schiffauer has emerged as one of Necla Kelek

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Books in German about parallel societies, migrant communities, Turkish rural migrants in Germany, Turkish village life and conceptions of honour among Turks in Turkey and Germany:

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