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Read more at: Ecologies of Wisdom: commemorating 20 years of Cambridge Interfaith Programme with Kalam Research & Media
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Ecologies of Wisdom: commemorating 20 years of Cambridge Interfaith Programme with Kalam Research & Media

26 September 2022

During celebrations for the 20th anniversary of Cambridge Interfaith Programme, there were many kind words from friends of the Programme. One special token came from Kalam Research and Media, a collegial thinktank directed by Dr Aref Nayed. Dr Nayed has been a consultant and key advisor since the Programme's inception...


Read more at: Cultures of continuity: Berlin conference this October
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Cultures of continuity: Berlin conference this October

26 September 2022

"Cultures of continuity: Jewish-Muslim conversations on a contested ideal" is the inaugural conference of the Forum for Jewish--Muslim theology and thought. The three-day conference takes place this October (24-26), at the Humboldt University, Berlin. It opens with a joint introduction from hosts Asher Biemann (University...


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Armenian–Turkish relations: call for research proposals

1 August 2022

Early career researchers (within 5 years of PhD degree)* are invited to submit proposals for projects on Armenian-Turkish relations with a contemporary focus. Applications across social sciences and humanities are eligible, such as political science, economics, sociology, anthropology, modern history and religious studies...


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...


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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 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...


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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...


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Ecologies of Wisdom: commemorating 20 years of Cambridge Interfaith Programme with Kalam Research & Media

26 September 2022

During celebrations for the 20th anniversary of Cambridge Interfaith Programme, there were many kind words from friends of the Programme. One special token came from Kalam...

Cultures of continuity: Berlin conference this October

26 September 2022

"Cultures of continuity: Jewish-Muslim conversations on a contested ideal" is the inaugural conference of the Forum for Jewish--Muslim theology and thought. The three-day...