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Cambridge Interfaith Programme


The Cambridge Interfaith Programme provides space for researchers from across the University of Cambridge to connect and share relevant research. Those listed below are members of the Interfaith Research Forum. See also the Visiting Scholars page for official academic visitors participating in the Forum.

Current members

Akeem Ádàgbádá, PhD candidate (Divinity)

Alexandra Zhirnova, PhD candidate (ANSC)

Dr Anastasia Badder, Research Associate (Divinity)

Dr Andrew Davison, Starbridge Associate Professor of Theology and the Natural Sciences (Divinity)

Dr Ankur Barua, University Senior Lecturer in Hindu Studies (Divinity)

Ayesha Ulhaq, PhD candidate (Divinity)

Clarissa Bärenfänger, PhD candidate (Social Anthropology)

Dr Daniel Moulin-Stożek, University Assistant Professor in Philiosophy and World Religions (Education); Fellow (Jesus)

Dr Hilary Marlow, Affiliated Lecturer (Divinity); Fellow & Director of Studies (Girton)

Hina Khalid, PhD candidate (Divinity); Tutor, Academic Summer School

Imad Ahmed, PhD candidate (Divinity)

Dr Jason Hawkes, College Lecturer in Archaeology (Gonville & Caius)

Dr Jörg Haustein, Lecturer in World Christianities; member of CIP Management Committee

Dr Julia Snyder, Affiliated Lecturer (Divinity); Tutor in New Testament, Westcott House; Co-lead, Scripture and Violence

Dr Justin Meggitt, University Lecturer in the Study of Religion (Divinity); Tutor on Academic Summer School

Dr Marie Chabbert, Affiliated Researcher (MMLL); Junior Research Fellow (St John's); UN Interfaith Ambassador (EDIN programme)

Dr Nicholas Posegay, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 

Dr Pavlína Kašparová, Research Associate, Margaret Beaufort Institute 

Peach Hoyle, PhD candidate (Divinity)

Ria Searle, MPhil student (Divinity)

Dr Safet HadžiMuhamedović, Teaching Associate, Anthropology of Religion (Divinity); Bye-Fellow (Fitzwilliam); Lead, Shared Sacred

Sean French, PhD candidate (Social Anthropology)

Susie Triffitt, PhD candidate (Divinity); co-founder Cambridge Anthropology-Theology Network (external link)

Tilak Parekh, PhD candidate (Divinity)

Dr Tali Artman Partock, Affiliated Lecturer (FAMES); Tutor, Academic Summer School

Dr Tobias Müller, Affiliated Researcher (POLIS)

Umang Bhatt, PhD candidate (Engineering)

Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz, Affiliated Researcher (Music)

Last updated: April 2023.

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