Arber Fetiu (Kosovo)

 

Arber Fetiu was born in Gjakova (Kosovo) and he earned his bachelor's in Laval University in Quebec City, Canada in international studies and languages and his MA in political science on which he works on the no contemporary debates and theories of secularism. He was engaged for years with Initiatives of Change Canada and also with IofC international. He did research with International Center for Religion and Diplomacy in Washington, DC on religious minorities and the state, contemporary islamic mouvements, radicalism, religion and diplomacy and diverse other topics. He has also written several articles in Albanian on politics and discrimination. His research interests are: secularism and the freedom of conscience; ethno-religious diversity and pluralism; construction of nationalism(s); interfaith dynamics and dialogue; post-colonialism and orientalist discourse ; new religiosity and society; Islam in Balkans; discriminatory discourses and others. He is fluent in Albanian, French, English and Turkish and has basic knowledge of Arabic and Serbo-Croatian."