Ahmet Yukleyen



Secularism, Democracy and Islam in Europe: Muslims in France, Germany, and the Netherlands, co-authored with Ahmet T. Kuru, Turkish Economic and Social Research Foundation (TESEV) Istanbul, February, 2006.

Contextualizing Islam in Europe: Turkish Islamic Communities in Germany and the Netherlands, Syracuse University Press, Under Review.

Journal Articles:

"Compatibility of ‘Islam' and ‘Europe': Turkey's EU Accession" Insight Turkey, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2009, pp. 115-131.

"Islam, Conflict and Integration: Turkish Religious Associations in Germany" Turkish Studies, August 2009, co-authored with Gökçe Yurdakul.

"State Policies and Islam in Europe: Milli Görü%u015F in Germany and the Netherlands" Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, August 2009.

"Localizing Islam in Europe: Religious Activism among Turkish Islamic Organizations in the Netherlands" Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 2009.

"Religious schism or synthesis?" Public Choice, co-authored with Gökhan R. Karahan, forthcoming.

Articles under Review:

"Anthropology of Islamic Authority and Knowledge in Europe" Contemporary Islam, Under Review.

"Ethnicity and Muslim Radicalization in Europe: Salafis in Moroccan and Turkish Islamic Markets in the Netherlands" Ethnic and Racial Studies, Under Review.  

"Turkish Islamic Authority and Knowledge in Europe: The Case of Revolutionary Islamist Kaplan Community" Immigrants and Minorities, Revise and Resubmit.

Book Chapters:

"Sufism and Islamic groups in Contemporary Turkey" in The Cambridge History of Turkey Volume 4, Resat Kasaba ed., Cambridge University Press, 2007

Entries on "Balkan Muslims", "Tablighi Movement", "Secularism," and "Da'wa", Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States, in Jocelyne Cesari ed., Greenwood Press, 2007.

"Islamophobia and Evangelicals in the United States" in Islamophobia and Anti-Islamism in the West, (in Turkish) Kadir Canatan and Ozcan Hidir ed., Eskiyeni Yayinlari, 2007 (Book Chapter)

"Islamic Civil Society and Social Capital in Turkey" in Diversity Management in Asia: A Research Companion, Mustafa Ozbilgin and Jawad Syed (eds.) Edward Elgar Publishing (2008): Cheltenham and New York (Book Chapter).


Other Publications:

Book review of Senocak, Zafer (2004) Atlas of a Tropical Germany (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press) in The Turkish Studies Association Journal vol. 28 No. 1-2, pp. 171-75.

"Islamic Diversity and Turkish Muslims in Europe" short article, http://science.orf.at (Translated into German) posted on November 8, 2005.

"Islam in Europe" Oxford Bibliography Online, Oxford University Press, 2009, forthcoming.


Conferences & Workshops

"Piety, Loyalty and Integration: Turkish Islamic Associations in Germany," co-authored with Gökçe

Yurdakul, Panel titled "(Trans)nationality, Immigration and the Securitization of Islam in Europe," at Living Islam in Europe: Muslim Traditions in European Contexts Conference and Workshop, Centre for Modern Oriental Studies, Berlin , May 7-9, 2009.

"Redefining Islam and Europe in Turkey's European Union Membership Process," Panel titled "Islam

and Politics in Turkey," International Studies Association, New York City, February 15, 2009. 

"Turkish Immigrants in Europe" Invited Lecture, Year of Turkey Lecture Series, Kennesaw State

University, February 12, 2009.

"Ethnicity and Muslim Radicalization in Europe: Salafis in Moroccan and Turkish Islamic Markets in

the Netherlands," Panel titled "Youth and Transgression in Europe," Chair and presenter, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 19-23, 2008.   

"Transnational Turkish Islamic Communities," 4th Turkish Studies Symposium: Islam, Secularism, and

Democracy in Turkey Today, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 28, 2008.

"Anthropology of Islamic Authority and Knowledge in Europe," Lecture Series at the Center for the

Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion; Columbia University, New York City, February 11, 2008.

"Reinterpreting Islam as a Source of Toleration," International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social

Sciences, Granada, Spain July 10-13 2007.

"Islam and Toleration: The Case of Gulen Community in Europe," Islam and Europe Conference,

SUNY Stony Brook, April 27, 2007.

"Islamic Authority and Knowledge in Europe: The Case of Revolutionary Islamist Kaplan Community,"

Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, April 11-14, 2007.

"Localizing Islam in Europe: Turkish Islamic Organizations in Germany and the Netherlands," Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting, Boston, November 18-21, 2006.

"Role of Islam in European Union-Turkey Relations," 10th Annual Graduate Student Conference: "Ripple Effects" of the European Project, Georgetown University, Washington DC, February 10-12, 2006. Received best paper award.

"Localizing Islam in Western Europe," First Islam in the West Conference, Harvard University, December 2, 2005.

"Islamic Organizations and Muslim Integration in the Netherlands," The International Conference on Islam: Dialogue and Islam, University of Wisconsin, Madison, April 29-30, 2005.

"Comparing State Policies and Muslims in Germany and the Netherlands," Muslims in Europe Conference, Boston University, April 5, 2005.

"European Forms of Islam in the Making: Turkish Islamic Organizations in the Netherlands," Incorporating Minorities in Europe: 19th Century to the Present, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, April 16-17, 2004.

"Identity Politics in Turkey and the Nur Movement," Conference on Critical Citizenship: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Civil Society, University of California, San Diego, May 20, 2000.


Classes Taught

ANTH 101 Introductory Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 303 Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 317 Islam and Global Politics

ANTH 316 Muslims in the West

INST 326 Multicultural Europe: Ethnicity, Religion, and Identity Politics

INST 327 Europe and the Middle East