CONFERENCE ‘What is Consciousness and Why Observers Matter in Quantum Theory’ Call for Abstracts This Cambridge conference, supported by the John Templeton Foundation provides an excellent opportunity to present current research and new perspectives on consciousness and the role of the observer in fundamental physical sciences. We particularly welcome researchers working in the Foundations of Quantum Theory, the Philosophy of Physics, Neuroscience, Theology […]
This two-day programme will explore questions related to gender from the perspective of two intellectual traditions: Western liberalism and the Islamic tradition. In particular, we will highlight the underlying moral visions of these two traditions, considering such questions as: What presuppositions about human nature and the good life does it promote? What kind of human self does it seek to […]
CMC are pleased to announce that applications for the One Year Diploma in Contextual Islamic Studies & Leadership are now open. 2017-2018 will be the ninth year that CMC has taught the Diploma, and we look forward to receiving applications for the next academic year. Please follow the link for further information on the programme and how to apply.
Applications are now open for students wishing to start the Four Year Programme in the Second Year. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate the required standard of Arabic to start in the Second Year of the course. Please follow the link for further details and how to apply.
Cambridge Muslim College is again delighted to offer its five-day programme, introducing Western-trained mental health professionals to the philosophy and methodology of psychology from an Islamic perspective. Those successfully completing the programme will be awarded a Certificate in Attendance on Islamic Approaches to Psychology & Psychotherapy. For further information and full course details, please click here: Islamic Approaches to Psychology […]
Cambridge Muslim College has appointed three full-time lecturers in Islamic Studies to teach on the College’s new BA (Hons) in Islamic Studies, due to start at the College in September 2017 after the students’ year of Arabic in Jordan. Najah Nadi Najah is an Azhari scholar from Egypt currently concluding her D.Phil. at the University of Oxford’s Oriental Institute. She […]
Cambridge Muslim College is delighted to welcome Graham McCulloch OBE as its new Operations Director. Graham took up the new role of Operations Director in January 2017. Previously, he worked for 25 years at the British Council in six countries in the Middle East and North Africa, first as Manager of the English language teaching centres then as Country Director. […]
Update 03 Jan 2017 Please note: The event is booked to capacity. Update 16 Dec 2016 Because the 40 seats sold out in less than 24 hours, we will be using another part of the CMC site in order to accommodate another 25 people. Book now: https://cambridgemuslimcollege.charitycheckout.co.uk/jb-talk-cmc *** CMC looks forward to welcoming Professor Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University on […]
Last month, CMC Dean Dr Timothy Winter, CMC Trustee Prof Lejla Demiri and CMC Research Fellow Dr Dawud Bone were invited to Moscow as part of a delegation with the Grand Mufti of Russia. They visited the Moscow Islamic University, toured the new Cathedral Mosque and met trainee imams. Dr Winter offers his reflections about the visit: bit.ly/2eMa5x7
Cambridge Muslim College is delighted to welcome two new staff members to the team: Zainab Kabba – External Programmes Officer Zainab is a PhD candidate in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford. Prior to her doctoral research, she was an Assistant Director in the Department of Global Education at Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind the television […]
The symposium, attended by over 100 people, was held on 17 September at St Paul’s Church next to the College. Topics ranged from the life of Marmaduke Pickthall to Anglo-Indian engagements in the 17th century. You can access the full playlist of talks here. We would like to extend our thanks to the Nouhoudh Foundation for sponsoring the symposium, and […]
CMC is delighted to announce that we are now recruiting for three new positions as part of the recently launched Four-Year Programme in Islamic Studies. We are inviting applications from scholars in Islamic Studies to apply. For all details, please click on the links below: Aziz Foundation Professorship in Islamic Studies Aziz Foundation Lectureship in Islamic Studies Aziz Foundation Student […]
Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce the programme for the forthcoming symposium on the history of British Muslims on 17 September 2016 . The conference programme can be viewed here. Please note that the programme has been changed in that the whole schedule has been moved to an hour earlier. The programme will now be starting at 8.30am. We are […]
Cambridge Muslim College invites applications for two new posts: Communications and Outreach officer and External Programmes officer. The adverts for both positions are available on our vacancies page. Both roles will contribute to Cambridge Muslim College’s growth as we expand our activities and enter into a new phase of the College’s development.
Our latest newsletter has just been published, featuring updates on our Diploma and the College’s exciting new Four-Year Programme, together with news from students, staff, and coverage of recent milestones in the College’s path to ongoing growth and expansion. CMC Newsletter – June 2016/ Ramadan 1437
For Ramadan this year, CMC is releasing a short reflection each day on a different juz’ (portion) of the Qur’an so that the entire Qur’an is covered by the end of the month. Contributors include our male and female alumni, current students and lecturers. You can listen to the recordings here: https://soundcloud.com/camb-muslim-college/sets/cmc-ramadan-2016 Please support our work by donating your sadaqah […]
This lecture has unfortunately been cancelled. It will be re-scheduled for later this year. Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce the following public lecture: This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World Speaker: Professor Jerry Brotton on Wednesday 25th May 2016 from 6:30 – 8 pm. Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ Poster […]
Cambridge Muslim College is delighted to launch its new Four-Year Programme in Contextual Islamic Studies, a unique course rooted in authentic Islamic scholarship and engaged with the pressing issues of our time. The course will start in September 2016. The Four-Year Programme focuses in the first year on the intensive study of Classical Arabic, in order to allow […]
As the College students prepare for their annual visit to the Vatican with our Tübingen partners, we are delighted to receive a copy of Ralf Wüstenberg’s new book Islam ist Hingabe (Islam is Devotion: A Journey to the Interior of a Religion), published by Gütersloher Verlag (2016). Wüstenberg, director of the Theological Institute at Flensburg University, spent time at CMC […]
In February 2016, teacher, author and broadcaster Idris Tawfiq returned to his Lord. Renowned for his wisdom, gentleness and good homour, Idris was loved by students and friends around the world. Idris Tawfiq began his career as a priest in the Catholic Church. After some years he discovered Islam whilst travelling in Egypt. He went on to travel the globe […]