Erkan Toguslu is the academic director of Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies at KU Leuven University. He received his MA and Ph.D. in sociology from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. His research focuses on transnational Muslim networks in Europe, the emergence of Islamic intellectuals, interfaith dialogue, the debate on public-private Islam, immigration and religion. He is the editor of Everyday Life Practices of Muslims in Europe, Leuven University Press, Europe’s New Multicultural Identities, Leuven University Press, Forthcoming (coedited with J. Leman and I. M. Sezgin); Société Civil, Démocratie et Islam: Perspectives du Mouvement Gülen. Paris: L'Harmattan; and Modern Islamic Thinking and Islamic Activism ( co-edited with J. Leman), Leuven University Press.