A Migration Story: From Muslim Immigrants to European “Citizens of the Heart?”
In the past few decades Europe has changed its demographic composition, becoming home to more than 20 million Muslims. This change raises important issues regarding the definition of European identity, the nature of citizenship in a world of migrants, and social and cultural integration of diverse populations. The future of Europe, and the future of Islam within Europe, hinges on the degree to which these issues can be successfully resolved.
Keywords: Migration, Europe, Islam
Prof. Bassam Tibi
Center of Internal Affairs, University of Goettingen