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Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme

 
About us Overview

Through world-leading academic research and creative public engagement initiatives, the Cambridge Interfaith Programme (CIP) promotes better understanding of the complex and diverse relationships between different religious traditions, and between those traditions and secular societies. Combining academic expertise and commitment to real-world impact, CIP seeks to advance social flourishing worldwide.

Read more at: Core Team

Core Team

Meet the core CIP team.


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Associates and affiliates

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.


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Visiting Scholars

The following people are currently Visiting Scholars affiliated with Cambridge Interfaith Programme: Dr Adnan Çelik adnan_celik_-_adnan_celik.png Adnan Çelik received his Ph.D. degree in Social Anthropology from EHESS in Paris with the thesis entitled “Internal violence across time and space...


Read more at: Our Approach to Interfaith Encounters
The CIP approach

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. What does it mean to be religious in the 21st century? How should people from different religious traditions engage with one...


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Support CIP

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...


Latest news

NY Times features Moroccan Jewish archive: Saving historic songs

22 June 2022

For 15 years, Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz has been recording and documenting the musical traditions of Jewish women in Morocco. As NY Times reporter Aida Alami learned, this...

Workshop: Entangled otherings 2022

22 June 2022

On Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 June 2022, Cambridge Interfaith Programme hosted the first workshop in a series funded by the Cambridge DAAD Research Hub: Entangled otherings...

Podcast: German converts to Islam

6 May 2022

Cambridge Interfaith Programme's Academic Director Professor Esra Özyürek is the guest interviewee on the latest episode of the Germany Now podcast. The interview focuses on...