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Cambridge Interfaith Programme

 

This project explores how Islamic, secular, and nationalist worldviews compete with each other in the political sphere.

Principal Investigator

Professor Esra Özyürek

Publications

https://www.dukeupress.edu/Nostalgia-for-the-Modern/

Esra Özyürek, “Turkish and Christian: Secularist Fears of a Converted Nation” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 29(3): 398-412, 2009.

Esra Özyürek, “‘The Light of Alevi fire was Lit in Germany and then spread to Turkey’: The Debate about the Relationship between Alevism and Islam” International Journal of Turkish Studies, March 2009.

Esra Özyürek, “Miniaturizing Atatürk: Privatization of the State Imagery and Ideology in Turkey” American Ethnologist, 31:3, 374-391, 2004.

Esra Özyürek, “Feeling Tells Better Than Language: Emotional Expression and Gender Hierarchy.’’ New Perspectives on Turkey, 16 (Summer): 41-52, 1997.

Latest news

Event report: Rupture and Reconciliation

10 July 2024

Last month, on June 14, 2024, CIP was glad to host a one-day student symposium entitled “Rupture and Reconciliation”. Lia Kornmehl and Dr. Hina Khalid, of the Faculty of...

Event report: The Homeric Centos as intercultural text

28 June 2024

On 19th June 2024, the Cambridge Interfaith Programme and the Faculty of Divinity hosted a book launch for Dr Anna Lefteratou’s recent monograph The Homeric Centos: Homer and...

Diverse identities, shared values—an address to the incoming government

27 June 2024

“The knowledge and practice embodied in our religious and belief communities are integral to proactively creating the strong and resilient relationships required for the...