The World Fellows
Mehmet Daimagüler | Germany | 2007
Partner, Thomsen & Partners
Mehmet Daimagüler is a partner with Thomsen & Partners, a law firm based in Berlin. He is an expert in renewable energy project finance. He previously was a senior executive at Conergy AG, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies. Daimagüler is also one of the leading political and cultural activists on German-Turkish issues and was the first German of Turkish descent to be elected to the national board of a German political party, the Free Democratic Party. An outspoken advocate for “modern” Islam compatible with democracy in Germany, Daimagüler founded the first political advocacy group for Turkish immigrants in Germany in 1994. He also spearheads inter-religious dialogue in Germany, bridging, in particular, the Muslim-Jewish divide.
Ein Traum von Integration (German), Frankfurter Algemaine, May 7, 2012.
Hässliche Heimat (German), Spiegel Online, October 17, 2011
Tugend wagen! (German), FOCUS Magazine, June 2011
Gocmenler, elestiri adiyla dislaniyor (Turkish), Hürriet (Liberty), April 2011
Fleischauer's One-Man Show (in German), der Freitag, March 24, 2011
Buntes Land, graue Gesetze, MiGAZIN, December 21, 2010.
Jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inne, MiGAZIN, December 14, 2010
Integration als Wachstumsmotor, The European, October 25, 2010
A New Role for Turkey? France 24 TV, April 6, 2009
German Muslims Show That Fear Of Rising Anti-Semitism Is Misplaced, The Huffington Post, March 12, 2009
Meine Woche "From Germany," Die Welt (Germany), December 17, 2007
Netcast (audio): German-Turkish Integration and Diversity Initiatives, November 14, 2007. Click here for Netcast >>