Логотип CGES

Social inclusion – Muslims in Russia

The project of Tibor Benedek, Antall Jozsef knowledge centre, Hungary, investigated the attitude of Russian Muslims towards political and religious topics. During a field trip to Russia the researcher conducted a substantial street survey in Moscow and Makhachkala. He also interviewed Muslim scholars in Moscow and St. Petersburg which resulted in a qualitative analysis presented in the book ‘Pioneers of liberal Islam – Impressions from Moscow and St. Petersburg’. The main findings of this project were published as a CGES working paper.