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Esra Ozyurek in Competing Memories debate

29 November 2021

On Wednesday 1 December 2021, Professor Esra Özyürek joins an online panel discussion about Holocaust remembrance and colonialism. Hosted by the German Historical Institute Washington , and with co-panellists from the USA, France and Germany, the discussion is intended to reflect on international differences in public...


Read more at: Jewish-Muslim Alliances in company--with DERVIS HIZARCI
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Jewish-Muslim Alliances in company--with DERVIS HIZARCI

19 November 2021

On 16 November , during UK Inter-Faith Week , the Inter-Religious Relations seminar welcomed Derviş Hızarcı , Chairman of the Berlin-based Kreuzberger Initiative against Antisemitism – KigA e.V. Hızarcı spoke in conversation with Professor Esra Özyürek [ EO ], whose own recent research explores the topic of empathy and...


Read more at: Call for Papers: Good and Evil in Islamic Discourse
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Call for Papers: Good and Evil in Islamic Discourse

12 November 2021

In collaboration with the Doha-based research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), Cambridge Interfaith Programme is pleased to invite research papers on the topic: The conceptual ground of good and evil in Islamic discourse: a fecund domain for ethical reflections A closed 3-day seminar will be held in Doha...


Read more at: Seminars this Autumn - in Cambridge and via Zoom
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Seminars this Autumn - in Cambridge and via Zoom

12 October 2021

As we enter Michaelmas term, we bring news of three seminar series in Cambridge: Later this month, we resume our Interreligious Relations seminar series at the new time of 2:15pm on Tuesdays. The first speaker this term is Professor Glen Milstein (CUNY) who will share plans to extend his research in the field of religion...


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On the impact of plurality

6 October 2021

As part of the 2021 Cambridge Alumni Festival, researchers from Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme came together online to discuss Religious Pluralism. Chairing the session, Dr Giles Waller (above right) asked: Is the presence of different religious groups in society a source of conflict or a resource for social flourishing...


Read more at: Alumni Festival: Religious Pluralism & Legacies of Empire
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Alumni Festival: Religious Pluralism & Legacies of Empire

14 September 2021

This year's Cambridge Alumni Festival takes place online from 24 to 28 September 2021. Alumni and guests are welcome to join Cambridge Interfaith Programme on Tuesday 28th at 11am as we consider what our research reveals about the societal impact of religious pluralism. Religious pluralism: challenge or opportunity? During...


Read more at: New podcast episode: revolutionary afterlives

New podcast episode: revolutionary afterlives

8 September 2021

Bhagat Singh (1907–1931) met his death at the hands of British colonial powers. His execution followed a lengthy and high-profile trial. Ninety years on, he is memorialised with statues, t-shirts and car bumper stickers. In episode three of the Religion & Global Challenges podcast, Marlene Schafers interviews Chris...


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Class of 2021

1 September 2021

A cohort of 15 participants from five continents completed our online Academic Summer School in interfaith relations. Over the course of two weeks in August 2021, the group journeyed through hell and into outer space, from the comfort of their own homes. Content covered key Religion and Global Challenges themes such as...


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£500,000 EU Award for a Research Network on Traces

29 July 2021

Together with his colleagues from several European universities, Dr Safet HadžiMuhamedović (CIP Research Associate) has won a COST Action award funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology, worth a total of £500,000, for a four-year research network project titled TRACTS: Traces as Research Agenda for Climate Change, Technology Studies, and Social Justice.


Read more at: New CIP Podcast on Religion and Global Challenges!

New CIP Podcast on Religion and Global Challenges!

4 July 2021

We are excited to launch 'Religion and Global Challenges', a new podcast of the Cambridge Interfaith Programme, which explores how religious narratives and ideas, practices and experiences inform some of the most crucial challenges facing our world today. Click here to access the 'Religion and Global Challenges' podcast...


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Esra Ozyurek in Competing Memories debate

29 November 2021

On Wednesday 1 December 2021, Professor Esra Özyürek joins an online panel discussion about Holocaust remembrance and colonialism. Hosted by the German Historical Institute...

Jewish-Muslim Alliances in company--with DERVIS HIZARCI

19 November 2021

On 16 November , during UK Inter-Faith Week , the Inter-Religious Relations seminar welcomed Derviş Hızarcı , Chairman of the Berlin-based Kreuzberger Initiative against...

Call for Papers: Good and Evil in Islamic Discourse

12 November 2021

In collaboration with the Doha-based research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), Cambridge Interfaith Programme is pleased to invite research papers on the...