Announcing the next event in the 2010-2011 Harney Lecture Series.
Matthias Koenig (University of Gottingen)

“Religion and immigrant integration: Intergenerational trends among Turks in Germany”

March 31, 2011 2-4pm

Munk School of Global Affairs Room 108N

1 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto

Matthias Koenig is professor of sociology/sociology of religion at the University of Göttingen, Germany, and currently holds the Hannah Arendt Visiting Professorship in German and European Studies (DAAD) at the University of Toronto.

Having studied at the Universities of Hamburg, Princeton, and Marburg and having worked at UNESCO’s division of social sciences, Paris, he holds a Master and a Doctoral degree in sociology from the University of Marburg as well as a habilitation in sociology from the University of Bamberg.

Recent Publications include International Migration and the Governance of Religious Diversity (ed. with Paul Bramadat, Montreal: McGill/Queen’s University Press 2009); Religionskontroversen in Frankreich und Deutschland (ed. with Jean-Paul Willaime, Hamburg: Hamburger Edition 2008); Democracy and Human Rights in Multicultural Societies (ed. with Paul de Guchteneire, Ashgate: Aldershot, 2007); articles in academic journals such as Acta Sociologica, Ethnic and Racial Studies, International Sociology, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Social Compass, and Zeitschrift für Soziologie. He was also the founding editor of UNESCO’s International Journal of Multicultural Societies (IJMS) (now entitled Diversities).
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