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Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme

 

This project explores the dynamics and symbolism of Muslim conversions to Christianity in Turkey and in Europe.

Principal Investigator

Professor Esra Özyürek

Publications

Esra Özyürek, “Convert Alert: Turkish Christians and German Muslims as Threats to National Security in the New Europe” Comparative Studies in Society and History 51(1): 91-116, 2009.

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.

Latest news

New Publication: Theologies of Reading (Special Issue of CounterText)

28 April 2021

Theologies of Reading: Positions and Responses , the new issue of CounterText , edited by Laura McCormick Kilbride, Simone Kotva and Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft, has been published.

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2021 to be given by Dr Marlene Schäfers

28 April 2021

Dr Marlene Schäfers will be giving the prestigious Evans-Pritchard Lectures at the University of Oxford this year. The lecture series is titled ‘Voices that Matter: Kurdish Women and the Dilemmas of Representation in Contemporary Turkey’ and will take place at 5.00 pm, via the Teams platform, on 13 May, 20 May and 27 May and 3 June 2021.

International Symposium 'The Khidr Dialogues: Leaps of Faith, Religious Encounters and Shared Sacred Landscapes' & Photo Exhibition on Sacred Landscapes

21 April 2021

CIP is delighted to invite you to the international symposium 'The Khiḍr Dialogues: Leaps of Faith, Religious Encounters & Shared Sacred Landscapes ' on 6 May 2021...