Record Number : 90452 of 13452

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Qantara, meaning 'bridge' in Arabic, is an Internet portal which aims to strengthen the ties between Europe and the Islamic world. Funded by the German Foreign Office, this website reports on political, societal and cultural issues relating to Muslims around the world. It contains debates, interviews and commentaries which aim to help clarify many of the issues surrounding Islam and Muslims. Dossiers are presented on issues like Reformist Islam; globalisation; democracy and civil society; the headscarf debate; Islamic feminism; and German-Arab literature exhange. The site is well-presented and its contents would be suitable for an academic audience. It can be navigated in Arabic, English, German, Indonesian and Turkish.


Controlled Keywords : Islam; Muslim; Europe;

Language : ara; deu; eng; tur;

Period : 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 2000 - present;

Geographic Name : Asia,Middle East,Europe

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