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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...


Read more at: Exploring contested landscapes with the Open Society University Network
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Exploring contested landscapes with the Open Society University Network

23 February 2022

In Spring 2022, together with colleagues from Al-Quds Bard College and SOAS University of London, CIP associate Dr Safet HadžiMuhamedović is teaching a new course as part of the Open Society University Network. The course, Dislocated identities in a fragmenting world , is part of the OSUN Special topics in social thought...


Read more at: Vacancy: Research Associate in Interfaith Relations (12 months, from April 2022)
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Vacancy: Research Associate in Interfaith Relations (12 months, from April 2022)

1 February 2022

The Faculty of Divinity intends to make a new fixed-term appointment as Research Associate in the field of interfaith relations for one year from 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be a Research Associate to Professor Esra Özyürek, Academic Director of Cambridge Interfaith...


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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...

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...

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...