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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

Opinion: Armenia feels vulnerable going into talks with its "rediscovered" neighbour

14 January 2022

Dr Hrag Papazian is one of seven Visiting Scholars participating in our Turkish-Armenian Relations project (funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation). Writing for Open...

Waiting for Elijah in paperback

15 December 2021

This week we welcome the publication of CIP associate Dr Safet HadziMuhamedovic's monograph Waiting for Elijah in paperback. Based on extensive fieldwork in Bosnia, the book...

Faith and Climate Change - new article

7 December 2021

Dr Tobias Mueller and Professor Esra Özyürek have published an opinion piece arguing that “ Religious communities can make the difference in winning the fight against climate...