July 19 CERDA HALL 15:00 - 16:30
URBAN ISLAM. MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY
The Islamic subculture recently has significantly increased its presence in the public space of many large megacities. Denoting this socio-cultural phenomenon as urban islam, the author includes in it the entire palette of modern urban reality, in which a new stratum of Muslims of the 21st century is being formed. differently assessing their relationship with their own creed, traditional spiritual practice and Islamic civilization code in general. In the context of the cultural multiplicity of Moscow, Paris, London and Berlin, Muslims seek to formalize their own models of integration into a new world of European standards and values. The process of active integration of Muslims into the social reality of the Western world is accompanied by significant transformations of the host society itself, creating hybrid forms and modifications of the multinational urban population.