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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

Introduction to Scriptural Reasoning in German Published

2 April 2021

A short German-language introduction to the interfaith practice of Scriptural Reasoning by Cambridge researcher Dr Julia Snyder has now been published. Scriptural Reasoning brings people of different faith traditions together to read scriptures and build understanding.

Vacancy: CIP Communications and Programme Manager (Part Time, Fixed Term)

31 March 2021

Cambridge Interfaith Programme (CIP) seeks an enthusiastic and creative Communications and Programme Manager to join a dynamic team who carry out research and public engagement in the broad area of interreligious relations.

CIP Seminar in Inter-religious Relations, Easter Term 2020/21

26 March 2021

CIP Seminar in Inter-religious Relations continues online in the Easter Term of 2020/21, with talks by Professor Ayala Fader, Professor Niloofar Haeri and Professor Jackie Feldman.