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Read more at: NY Times features Moroccan Jewish archive: Saving historic songs

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 dwindling community's musical heritage is powerfully influenced by experience of living in another land: Spain. A full-length feature on Dr Paloma Elbaz's...


Read more at: Workshop: Entangled otherings 2022
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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: racism, solidarity, identity Entangled and disentangled otherings is a collaboration between Cambridge Interfaith Programme, the Centre for Research on...


Read more at: Podcast: German converts to Islam

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 her recent research exploring the backstories behind conversions to Islam in today’s Germany. Converts to Islam in Germany number about 100,000...


Read more at: Call for postgraduate papers: searching for the sacred in South Asia
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Call for postgraduate papers: searching for the sacred in South Asia

21 April 2022

Cambridge Interfaith Programme associate, Hina Khalid, is among the organisers for a postgraduate symposium taking place in Cambridge this autumn. The one-day event is entitled “Conversations: searching for the sacred in South Asia”. Hina and her collaborators aim to provide a platform where postgraduate students from a...


Read more at: Cambridge Interfaith Programme is 20
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Cambridge Interfaith Programme is 20

4 April 2022

We will be hosting a gathering in September to celebrate two decades of interfaith research and engagement. The 24-hour programme will include interactive sessions, panel discussion, and more. Capacity is limited, so we will provide opportunities to join us over livestream as well as attending on site in Cambridge...


Read more at: Ya Lalla: singing to birth at Cambridge Festival
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Ya Lalla: singing to birth at Cambridge Festival

4 April 2022

On Friday 4 April, CIP associate Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz is curating a concert-come-exhibit underpinned by her archival work in Morocco. As those who attended our 15 February seminar will recall, Dr Elbaz has created a digital archive celebrating the musical culture of Maghrebi Jews and exploring their interaction with...


Read more at: Interfaith at Cambridge Festival
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Interfaith at Cambridge Festival

28 March 2022

Our researchers are gearing up for this year's Cambridge Festival, sharing work on violent texts, chairing discussion on reparations, and offering an introduction to the practice of Scriptural Reasoning. On Thursday 31 March at 7pm, join Dr Julia Snyder and Dr Daniel Weiss for an interactive workshop using resources from...


Read more at: Academic Summer School now open for applications
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Academic Summer School now open for applications

18 March 2022

Cambridge Interfaith Programme is pleased to invite applications for our 2022 Academic Summer School. The Summer School will run from Monday 4 July to Friday 15 July, with online timetabled sessions supplemented by unscheduled activities for participants to complete independently. An early bird discount (25%) is available...


Read more at: New podcast episode: Religious communities and climate change activism
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New podcast episode: Religious communities and climate change activism

9 March 2022

In the latest episode from our Religion and Global Challenges podcast (released 9 March 2022), Dr Marlene Schäfers interviews Dr Tobias Müller about his fieldwork exploring the role of religion and spirituality in climate activism. CIP associate Dr Müller has been following Extinction Rebellion (XR). He also reports his...


Read more at: CIP Alumnus starts Scriptural Reasoning with Indonesian lecturers
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CIP Alumnus starts Scriptural Reasoning with Indonesian lecturers

8 March 2022

On 19 February 2022, the first Scriptural Reasoning Workshop for Lecturers in Indonesia was organized by Dr Andreas Jonathan, an alumnus of Cambridge Interfaith Programme Academic Summer School and Director of the Centre for Religion and Peace Studies at Immanuel Christian University (UKRIM) Yogyakarta Indonesia. The...


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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...