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Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme


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.

The podcast is part of CIP's ambitious Religion and Global Challenges Initiative

You can look forward to monthly sessions where we will invite guest speakers to discuss topics ranging from religion and climate change to how people navigate religious difference in their everyday lives.

You can susbcribe to the podcast on all the major platforms or check out the latest updates here, on our website. For more information follow us on Twitter (@CamInterfaith) or send us an email at

Dr Marlene Schäfers hosts the first mini-series of three episodes looking at the politics of martyrdom in contemporary Russia, Cyprus, Pakistan and India. Dr Schäfers is a social anthropologist and holder of a Newton International Fellowship awarded by the British Academy.


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