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Transnational Islams, National Angst: the Politics of Muslim Diasporas in Europe
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Introduction

In July 2018, Mesut Özil, one of the stars of the German national football team, officially resigned from the team while tweeting “I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose”.1 Özil’s decision came on the heels of one of Germany’s poorest showings during the World Cup, and, in particular, as a result of a highly criticised meeting the same month in which he and a fellow team-…

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Bruce, Benjamin, “Transnational Islams, National Angst: the Politics of Muslim Diasporas in Europe”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius. Consulted online on 09 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_COM_11201803>



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