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Publications

See below for a list of my publications to date. Check this page regularly for more updates!

Sheikh Fehmi Imam stands on a podium in a mosque addressing a crowd during a sermon. He wears a dark long overcoat with a round white hat.

Books

Cufurovic, Mirela and Suleyman Sertkaya. From Migrant to Mufti: The Story of Sheikh Fehmi El-Imam. Forthcoming.

 

Ozalp, Mehmet and Mirela Cufurovic. The Social, Human and Religious Factors Involved in the Positive Transformation of Muslim Youth. Forthcoming.

Book Reviews, Essays, Literary Magazines and Journals

"Regional Other." Mona Magazine, Issue 3, 2023.

 

“Still Alive: Notes from Australia’s Immigration Detention System by Safdar Ahmed.” Book Review of Still Alive: Notes from Australia’s Immigration Detention System by Safdar Ahmed. Kalliopex 3 (2022): https://www.kalliopex.com/review-still-alive-notes-from-australias- immigration-detention-system/.

“An International Quagmire: Genocide and Intervention During the Bosnian War, 1992-1995.” Balkanist (2019): http://balkanist.net/international-quagmires-genocide-and-intervention- bosnian-war/.

A painting of a woman looking away, her eyes contemplative. She is painted in shades of red, blue and yellow.
Multiple bouquets of flowers surround a sign written on cardboard. On it, two women are drawn hugging and the text says: 'This is your home and you should have been safe here.'

Book Chapters

Cufurovic, Mirela and Mahsheed Ansari. “New Spaces and New Domains: Tracing the Growth and Contribution of Australian Muslims.” In Muslims in Contemporary Australia, edited by Adam Possamai. Leiden: Brill. Forthcoming.

Ansari, Mahsheed and Mirela Cufurovic. “Collective Trauma and the Muslim Women of the Christchurch Attack: An Observational and Media Study.” In Female Pioneers from Ancient Egypt to the Middle East: On the Influence of History on Gender Psychology, edited by Ahmed A. Karim, Radwa Khalil and Ahmed Moustafa. Springer, 2021. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-16-1413-2.

Journal Articles

Iner, Derya and Mirela Cufurovic. “Moving Beyond Binary Discourses: Islamic Universalism from an Islamic Revivalist Movement’s Point of View.” Religions 13, no. 9 (2022): https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/13/9/821.

 

Ozalp, Mehmet and Mirela Cufurovic. “Religion, Belonging, and Active Citizenship: A Systematic Review of Literature on Muslim Youth in Australia.” Religions 12, no. 4 (2021): https://www.mdpi.com/2077- 1444/12/4/237.

 

“Popular Imagination versus Historical Reality: HBO’s Rome and the Practice of History.” Public History Review 25 (2018): https://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/phrj/article/view/6157.

“Fully Known Yet Wholly Unknowable: Orientalising the Balkans.” Australian Journal of Islamic Studies 2, no. 1 (2017): https://ajis.com.au/index.php/ajis/article/view/31.

 

“Legitimizing National Identity through ‘Transnational Existences’: Post-war Kosovo and its Relationship with the European Union, 1998-2008.” Chicago Journal of History, Autumn (2016): https://cjh.uchicago.edu/issues/fall16/7.11.pdf

A Roman soldier stands in the foreground wearing a red cape and Roman armour. He is looking away from the camera, his shoulders hunched. Behind him stands a man in plain clothes, closely shaven hair and a long wristband on his arm.
Three men stand and four men crouch low as they pose for the camera. They are wearing nineteenth century suits and covercoats with turbans. Two camels stand in the background with luggage.

Conferences

“Pioneering Australia's Post-War Muslim Community: The Story of Sheikh Fehmi Imam.” Australian Historical Association Conference - Milestones. Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, 2023.

 

“Social Emotion, Identity Integration, and the Making of a Distinct Australian Muslim Identity.” 2022 HDR Colloquium - The Public Good. Charles Sturt University. Wine and Grape Training Centre, Wagga Wagga, 2022.

“A New History of Muslims in Australia: Emotion, Identity Integration, and the Making of a Community in a Post-9/11 World.” Centre of Islamic Studies and Civilisation Islamic Studies Colloquium. Islamic Studies and Research Academy. Sydney Centre, 2022.

“Challenges and Issues Faced by Australian Muslims and their Implications for Social Cohesion.” 3rd Advancing Community Cohesion Conference (ACCC). Western Sydney University - Parramatta City Campus, 2020.

Ansari, Mahsheed and Mirela Cufurovic. “Presenting Our Chapter on Collective Trauma and the Muslim Women of the Christchurch Attack.” Centre of Islamic Studies and Civilisation Islamic Studies Colloquium. Islamic Studies and Research Academy. Sydney Centre, 2020.

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