The cultural future of Europe, democracies in the change of societies, identity and minority conflicts, the many-voiced Islam in Europe, intercultural dialogues with Islamic states, relationship between religion and politics in the EU's neighbourhood (Eastern Europe and North Africa).
Professor for Political Science at the University Magdeburg
2009 Advanced training course at the Federal College for Security Studies (BAKS)
2006 Visiting professor, Alfred-Grosser-Chair, Sciences Po, Paris/Nancy
2003/04 Professor for Political Systems of Eastern Europe, Munich University
2002 Habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) in Political Science at the University Magdeburg
1992-2000 Senior Research Associate at the Südost-Institut Munich
Study of Political Science, Slavistic and Islam Studies at the University of Bonn
Contributions to Research Papers 2021/RP 10, 13.12.2021, 125 Pages, pp. 99–102
Catalonia Will Not Get Both Simultaneously
After the Failure of the Constitutional Treaty, now Plan D?
Consequences for Civil Liberties and the Integration of British Muslims