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Cambridge Inter-Faith 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

Alumni Festival: Religious Pluralism & Legacies of Empire

14 September 2021

This year's Cambridge Alumni Festival takes place online from 24 to 28 September 2021. Alumni and guests are welcome to join Cambridge Interfaith Programme on Tuesday 28th at...

New podcast episode: revolutionary afterlives

8 September 2021

Bhagat Singh (1907–1931) met his death at the hands of British colonial powers. His execution followed a lengthy and high-profile trial. Ninety years on, he is memorialised...

Class of 2021

1 September 2021

A cohort of 15 participants from five continents completed our online Academic Summer School in interfaith relations. Over the course of two weeks in August 2021, the group...