Foreword: Dialogue of religions, dialogue of cultures / H.E. Mintimer Sh. Shaimiyev Encounters between European civilisation and Islam in history / Jacques Waardenburg Russia's destinies and Islam / Aleksei Vasiliev Dhimmi or citizen? : Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt / Gudrun Krämer Central Asia : from Communism to democracy and Islam? / Aleksei Malashenko Islam in Tatar national ideology and policy / R.M. Amirkhanov Islam, Christianity and new religious trends in Tatarstan : the issue of conversion / R. Baltanov and G. Baltanova Ethno-religious minorites and Islamic thought : the Volga region and the northern Caucasus / V. M. Viktorin Muslims in Moscow : an ethnic and social portrait of the interior of a Russian city / Aida Moseyko Muslim immigrant communities and foreign policy in Western Europe / Jørgen S. Nielsen Islamic fundamentalism and the construction of the self in post-modern society / Peter Clarke.
Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Institute for African Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, held at the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Oct. 1993. Includes bibliographical references.