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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


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

RESEARCH: New CIP YouTube Playlist & Research Seminar in Inter-Religious Relations Now Available Online

19 February 2021

Check out the new Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme (CIP) YouTube Playlist on the Faculty of Divinity YouTube channel. We bring you some of the talks given as part of our Research Seminar in Inter-Religious Relations, starting with Dr Justin Meggitt's and Dr Safet HadžiMuhamedović's lectures from the Michaelmas Term. Please subscribe to our Playlist to receive updates on new content.

RESEARCH: Book now to attend CIP's Research Seminar in Inter-religious Relations in February 2021

3 February 2021

For Lent term 2021, we are continuing the Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme (CIP) Research Seminar series online. Chaired by Dr Giles Waller, these 40 minute talks will explore...

RESEARCH: Indian Religions Research Seminar: 'Borderlines Across “Hindu” and “Non-Hindu” Worlds' (Lent 2021)

25 January 2021

The Indian Religions Research Seminar in the Faculty of Divinity brings you an exciting lineup of speakers in the Lent Term. The framing theme for the talks will be '...