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Cambridge Interfaith Programme

 
About us Overview

The Cambridge Interfaith Programme was established in 2002 to advance mutual understanding among and between religions and in secular spaces.

From our base in the Faculty of Divinity, our researchers and affiliates work to catalyse and disseminate inter- (and intra-) religious research. We have a longstanding commitment to partnership working and the public good, and curate a range of activities and events to enhance cross-sector learning.

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Core Team

At the core of the Cambridge Interfaith Programme is a small dedicated team, led by the Academic Director Professor Esra Özyürek. The core team are also supported by the CIP Management Committee, which provides oversight and guidance and meets three times per year.


Read more at: Members of the Cambridge Interfaith Research Forum

Members of the Cambridge Interfaith Research Forum

Colleagues from across the Faculty of Divinity are engaged in different ways with CIP's activities. Others outside the Faculty are invited to affiliate. This opportunity is open to PhD students, postdocs and others at the University of Cambridge who work on interfaith topics.


Read more at: Our approach to interfaith encounters

Our approach to interfaith encounters

The Cambridge Interfaith Programme is dedicated to learning about, learning from, and learning between religions as they interact within a secular and religious world. The foundation of our work is academic research. Research at the Cambridge Interfaith Programme Our researchers ask questions like...


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Support CIP

The Cambridge Interfaith Programme (CIP) has been able to develop its work thanks to the the generosity and vision of major benefactors. We are currently seeking further support from a variety of public and private sources. Your gift could go towards: Academic posts to enhance the core teaching and...


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Visiting Scholars

Those shown below are current Visiting Scholars affiliated with Cambridge Interfaith Programme. Academic Visitors within the Faculty of Divinity are welcome to join the Interfaith Research Forum during their visit. Official Visitors from outside the Faculty of Divinity are also able to affiliate...


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Past Visiting Scholars

Those shown below are recent Visiting Scholars affiliated with Cambridge Interfaith Programme. Academic Visitors within the Faculty of Divinity are welcome to join the Interfaith Research Forum during their visit. Official Visitors from outside the Faculty of Divinity are also able to affiliate via...


Latest news

[Event report] The Art of Peace—Sir David Khalili on coexistence and intercultural exchange

11 June 2024

On Thursday 23 May, the Cambridge Interfaith Programme welcomed Professor Sir David Khalili for a keynote lecture exploring “The Art of Peace”. Over the course of 50 minutes...

Conference report | Being with Water Otherwise

14 May 2024

The conference Being with Water OTHERWISE (April 15-16, 2024) brought together scholars, practitioners, and activists from diverse backgrounds to explore the intricate...