The caution of the Berlin Senate with a view to the planned Institute for Islamic theology. At least a candidate for the Institute Council shall take office because the Constitution guards had classified the man as "of concern". The daily mirror learned through connoisseurs of the Muslim communities. The Advisory Board of the Islam-Institute should make decisions about professors and curricula. In the case of the questionable candidate to be a representative of the Islamic community of Shi'a communities (IGS).
suspected: the Association is Mullah Regime close
IGS activities are observed by the security authorities, the Association is close to, at least theoretically, the Mullah Regime in Iran. Therefore, the candidate was specifically classified as questionable, is not known – experts say that it was anti-Semitic Statements. The IGS has withdrawn its staff proposal, apparently because of the new IGS-candidate is considered to be safe. The IGS was on Wednesday first of all not reachable. A spokesperson for the Senate science, management announced that it plans to comment later. The Institute will hold this year.
Ditib did not want to be in control
Since 2016 is also a debate in Berlin about the planned Institute for Islamic theology at the Humboldt-University (HU). Initially, five Islamic associations should mitgründen the Institute and how the churches have influence on the content and structure of the study. There is an Advisory Board to decide about the content and safety of the professors and the curriculum. In this body every Islam would have sent a representative, and independent theologians had come.
Because the associations can theoretically, be overruled would have, had adopted two of the five Islamic organizations last year, from the project: the controversial Turkish Association Ditib and the arch-conservative force, the Association of Islamic cultural centers.Praying in the protection of the Constitution observed in a mosque in Berlin.Andersen/AFP
the Sunni Islamic Federation of Berlin and the Central Council of the Muslims are Now in addition to the Shiite IGS. Science-Secretary of state Steffen noise (SPD) had hard-left to have to negotiate in order to save the Institute on the one hand, on the other hand, reactionary forces. It is undisputed that the Council of IGS, the Islamic Federation and the Central Council represents only a fraction of the Muslims in the city. So, for example, Salafis, ibadis and Sufis are not represented.
Liberal Muslims for the time being not here,
Burkard Dregger, the CDU parliamentary leader and leader of the opposition in the house of representatives, had criticized the Institute's plans from the beginning: Liberal, in Germany, in fact, arrived Muslims were represented there. And actually be invited, at least in this year, no representative of Islam, where the above-mentioned associations, Theo logical to traditional and politically conservative. The Islam is the root flow of the Alevis maintains a professorship.More about
dispute Advisory Board of the Berlin Islam-theology, "Ankara, the Institute does not control"Amory Burchard
In other States it has been around for years, Islamic institutions at the universities. There is also Ditib officials sit in the bodies. And at least in one state, the authorities seem to have the theological candidates not on "safety" checks.