As salaamu alaykum, The current Covid-19 pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of the world we live in. Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean of Cambridge Muslim College, shares his perspective on this humbling phenomenon, one which is not unfamiliar to our Islamic tradition. He also highlights the beauty and healing of our religious practice and provides helpful suggestions on how to […]
Due to current concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak the College is not receiving guests or visitors until further notice. Academic staff and students are working from home and all events have been cancelled.
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 […]
The Aziz Foundation is offering over 250 Masters scholarships for the 2020/1 academic year. Further information can be found at http://azizfoundation.org.uk/masters-scholarships/
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 […]
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad will continue the Paradigms of Leadership series with three lectures this Autumn Term. ~~~ Lectures are free and open to the public. Registration is required REGISTER
The ninth and final lecture in Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Paradigms of Leadership lecture series is now available, Imam Al Ghazali
The eighth lecture in Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s lecture series Paradigms of Leadership is now available, Ebusuud Effendi
Does Islam come to impose a totalising culture? How do we deal with the dynamic tension between universals of Islam and the particulars of our communities? What can we learn from the history of European Muslims for our lives today? In Universalities & Particularities: How Islam Relates to the Context, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad and Dr Ingrid Mattson provide us with […]
The seventh lecture in Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s lecture series Paradigms of Leadership is now available, Nizam Ad-Din Awliya
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: Surabaya, […]
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) […]
This one-day programme caters to teachers, parents and seekers of knowledge interested in learning the basics of Islamic education needed to underpin their practice. It focuses on history and principles needed for decision-making, especially regarding children and others for whom we are responsible. The programme will include focus groups to practice applying these principles to the common institutional settings (such […]
The sixth 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 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.