Description Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class Victorian man who converted to Islam. But his family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret – for nearly a century. Always ‘His Own Man’, Robert ‘Reschid’ Stanley’s life and times are brought into the light for the first time – thanks to the painstaking family history research of his own […]

 Programme Description Western science has been one of the greatest forces for cultural change around the globe in the last 500 years. Scientists have changed the way we see the world, the way we see ourselves and each other, and have equipped us with technologies that enable us to fly in the skies and catch neutrinos underground. It is no […]

In this lecture, Dr Sultanova will trace the influence of Islam and Sufism on poetry and music performed by women in Central Asia. Alongside its role in the development of Islamic thought, philosophy and science, Central Asia was the place where four of the twelve main Sufi orders were founded. Dr Sultanova will examine the historical and cultural background, in addition […]

Aziz Foundation Masters Scholarships

The Aziz Foundation is offering over 250 Masters scholarships for the 2020/1 academic year. Further information can be found at 

The lecture will focus on some of the key themes in Iqbal’s classic work, The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam, to see how they can offer us certain ideas about a new philosophical language.  This new philosophical language or perspective, shows a way out of the current philosophical crisis that we are facing in the West. After studying Iqbal’s philosophy […]

Cambridge Muslim College will be holding two interactive workshops exploring contemporary business and leadership principles integrating cutting-edge research with faith-based enquiry. These two interactive lectures will examine the relevancy of how recent theories from the business world and the practises of its leaders intersect with the ideals of the Islamic tradition. Lecturer: Dr Ali Gümüsay Dr Gümüsay is a postdoctoral researcher at […]

*Final Places Remaining* Java Heritage Tour

  Formal Religion and the Inward Land: Islam in Java Join Cambridge Muslim College as we touch the soil and traverse the Land of Java, one of the 18,000 islands in Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit a land of scholars, history, and deep Islamic faith. We will be visiting seven cities: […]


Cambridge Muslim College now offers Online Courses that you can take at your own pace and in your own space. An Introduction to the Meanings of Prayer with Dr. Samir Mahmoud covers the various aspects and mysteries of the ritual prayer and how they relate to contemporary life. Structured as a series of eight sessions, the course looks at key terms and phrases including […]

Date: Wednesday 26th June, 6pm Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EZ Assam has witnessed turmoil and tension since the 1970’s owing to uncontrollable illegal migration and infiltration from East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, during their Liberation movement. Many authors in their works have attributed the Assam Agitation (1979-1985) to an invasion of a foreign language (Bengali) […]

The fifth lecture in Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s lecture series, Paradigms of Leadership, is now available to listen to, as well as the accompanying reading list.

The fourth lecture in Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s lecture series, Paradigms of Leadership, is now available to listen to, as well as the accompanying reading list.

Dr Michael Berdine presented his fascinating research from his book, Redrawing the Middle East: Sir Mark Sykes, Imperialism and The Sykes-Picot Agreement, at a recent Public Lecture at the College. He discussed the virtually unknown wartime activities of Sir Mark Sykes, whose actions had far reaching consequences during the war and its aftermath.  His introduction can be listened to on the […]

The second lecture in Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s lecture series, Paradigms of Leadership, is now available to listen to, as well as the accompanying reading list.

Radical Love – Professor Omid Safi

Date: Wednesday 27 March, 6pm Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ Love-based devotion and poetry have always been at the heart of the Islamic tradition. With the development of the school of Islamic spirituality known as Mazhab-e ‘Eshq (Path of Divine Love), these were elevated to an even higher zenith. This lecture will present some […]

Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce a book launch of “A Sublime Way: The Sufi Path of The Sages of Makka” by Shaykh Seraj Hendricks, Dr Hisham Hellyer & Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks. The Hendricks brothers are two of the recognised khulafa’ of Sayyid Muhammad al-Maliki, and resident shaykhs of the Zawiyah Masjid of Cape Town. The three speakers at […]

The geo-political factors shaping Russian Muslim identity include the Chechen wars of the 1990s, Russia’s alliance with Syria and Iran, Central Asian migration and the ‘new cold war’ with the West. Focusing on these global mega-trends, some analysts classify Muslim identity as caught between the poles of extremism (support for ISIS) and assertive pro-Kremlin loyalty (exemplified by Chechen president, Ramzan […]

Cambridge Muslim College & Sa’adah present a book launch of Haroon Sugich’s latest book ‘Hearts Turn: Sinners, Seekers, Saints and the Road to Redemption’ on Saturday 9 March from 11 – 1pm at Cambridge Muslim College. ‘Hearts Turn’ is a singular and gripping exploration of the act of ‘tawba’, a Qur’anic term commonly translated as repentance. In English, repentance is […]

Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce that the 2019 Religion & Science Conference will be held in Cambridge on Saturday 4 May from 10AM to 6PM. The conference is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and is entitled ‘Mind & World for Humans & Machines’. Papers are invited for talks of 20 – 25 minutes which will be followed […]

Aziz Foundation Scholarships

The Aziz Foundation announces 50 Masters Scholarships to British Muslims. If you’re a passionate, aspirational and visionary Muslim who wants to positively transform attitudes towards Muslims in the UK, or facilitate better representation and contribution of the Muslim community to civil society, then we can help you achieve your aspirations! This is a great opportunity even for those who have […]

Winter 2019 Term – Public Lectures

Our Public Lecture series has been running since 2013. The College invites leading scholars and practitioners to share their latest research and experience covering a range of topics relevant to Islam and Muslims in Britain. Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ from 18:00 – 19:30. All lectures are free and open to the public. Winter 2019 […]