Short CV/Education and training

  • 1993 – 1999
    Studied political science, Romance philology and Islamic studies at the University of Cologne, Germany; Magister Artium degree (MA)

  • 2000 – 2004
    Doctoral project "Inter-civilising cultural dialogue between the West and the Islamic world. A strategy for settling conflicts between civilisations in the post-bipolar scenario of the new world order after 1989"

Selected publications

  • Foroutan, Naika (2011): "Sarrazins Thesen auf dem Prüfstand – Ein empirischer Gegenentwurf zu Thilo Sarrazins Thesen zu Muslimen in Deutschland." Berlin.

  • M. Abou-Taam , J. Esser, N. Foroutan (2010): "Zwischen Konfrontation und Dialog – Der Islam als politische Größe." Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

  • Foroutan, Naika (2010): "Neue Deutsche, Postmigranten und Bindungs-Identitäten. Wer gehört zum neuen Deutschland?" In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (46-47/2010), pp. 9-15.

  • Foroutan, Naika (2004): Kulturdialoge zwischen dem Westen und der islamischen Welt. Eine Strategie zur Regulierung von Zivilisationskonflikten. Wiesbaden: Dt. Univ.-Verlag.

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