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Religious Studies, PhD, Leiden University


  • Islam in the Netherlands
  • Islam in Western Europe
  • Imams and mosques
  • Islamic theology
  • Muslim-Christian relations
  • Religion and development
  • Islam in Indonesia

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Muslim Social Sciences
theologian Social Sciences
Sunni Social Sciences
Muslims Arts & Humanities
Publicist Arts & Humanities
ministry Social Sciences
amendment Social Sciences
politician Social Sciences

Research Output 2018 2019

Leiden Islam Academy. A first-hand analysis of an innovative teaching program

Boender, W., 2019, In : Studies in Interreligious Dialogue. 29, 1, p. 125-139 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Maatschappelijke waarde van moskeeën in Nederland

Boender, W., 15 May 2019, Mikpunt moskee. van der Valk, I. (ed.). Amsterdam: Brave New Books, p. 142-157 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

On being a (good) muslim in the west: Four contributions by Dutch muslim publicists

Boender, W., 2019, In : Journal of Muslims in Europe. 8, 1, p. 109-118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review


Imams as organic public intellectuals. The case of Yassin ElForkani

Boender, W., May 2018, Imams in Western Europe: Developments, Transformations and Institutional Challenges. Hashas, M., Vinding, N. V. & de Ruiter, J. J. (eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 163-182 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Urban Islam in The Netherlands: What mosques can tell

Boender, W., 2018, In : Islamology. Journal for Studies of Islam and Muslim societies. 8, 1, p. 27-42 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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