Nilüfer Göle initiated a study group on “Judeo-Muslim Perspectives on Europe” in cooperation with IPC and the Van Leer Institute Jerusalem, as well as public events in Istanbul and Berlin relating to “mosques in Europe” hosted by Muslim scholars and architects.
Nilüfer Göle is a professor of sociology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. She previously taught at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and has been a visiting scholar at several universities such as MIT, Massachusetts and New School, New York. She is also a member of the scientific council at IISMM, Institut d’études de l’Islam et des sociétés du monde musulman. Her research themes include Islam, the public sphere, gender, secularism and multiple modernities.