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Research Forum

Based at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge Interfaith Research Forum provides a hub for members of the University to exchange scholarship aligned with our goals, and to develop skills relevant to our commitments to outreach and public engagement. The Forum is interdisciplinary , offering...

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Current Research Projects

A variety of cutting-edge research projects are currently being conducted by researchers affiliated with the Cambridge Interfaith Programme. Religion & Global Challenges Initiative The Religion & Global Challenges Initiative seeks to generate tangible and sustainable solutions to worldwide...

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Completed Projects

The Cambridge Interfaith Programme has a long history of innovative research and public engagement projects. You can read about a small selection of these at the links below. The Politics of Afterlives: Martyrdom and the Making of a Transnational Kurdish Political Community This project...

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Academic Visitors

We welcome applications from established academics to become Visiting Scholars at the University of Cambridge. Where planned activities involve the academic research of inter-religious relations or other interfaith topics, applications made to the Faculty of Divinity's Research Committee will be...

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Publications (selected)

Discover new and recent publications on interfaith relations and related topics. The selection of books and articles features work written and/or edited by researchers from the University of Cambridge, including authors based in the Faculty of Divinity and other members of the Cambridge Interfaith Research Forum.

Latest news

Call for papers: Seeing Muslimness

28 March 2024

An interdisciplinary conference for scholars, researchers, and practitioners, co-convened by Madiha Noman—a PhD student in the Faculty of English and affiliate of the Cambridge Interfaith Research Forum—and Abdul Sabur Kidwai of King’s College London. Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2024.

Event report: Celebrating South Asia’s sonic spaces

18 March 2024

Earlier this month, Hina Khalid and Ankur Barua co-hosted a Mehfil— a “gathering to entertain or praise”, to extend students’ exposure to South Asian soundscapes. The event...

Exploring religion and economic development

15 March 2024

In January, Professor Sriya Iyer began work on the Social Consequences of Religion initiative, a multistrand programme from the Templeton Religion Trust. Iyer is leading...