Samim Akgönül, Historian and Political scientist, is a Professor at the Strasbourg University and researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS. His main research field is religious minorities. Especially, he is working on non Muslim minorities in Turkey, Muslim minorities in the Balkans and New Minorities in Western Europe. He teaches; inter alia, Turkish history and civilisation, minorities and migrants in contemporary Europe, State-Religion relations in Europe.
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