In the media: An interview with Esra Özyürek on converts to Islam, radicalisation, and her new book “Being German, Becoming Muslim”

Are converts susceptible to radicalisation? Esra Özyürek argues in an interview with Der Spiegel that exclusion increases the risk. She points out that converts often experience difficulties in their relationship with other Muslims.

In an interview for discusses the often posed question of whether Islam and Muslims belong to Germany. In her recent book “Being German, Becoming Muslim”, the Turkish anthropologist Esra Ozyurek provides an answer. Her results are more than clear.