Upcoming Events

The Covid-19 situation has made the planning of physical events more difficult, but you can always access ongoing, virtual book panels, lectures, and interviews on the Christian-Muslim Studies Network YouTube channel and blog.

Autumn 2020

Some of these events will be held in person in the Rainy Hall at New College, University of Edinburgh, but will also be streamed online. Others will be exclusively held online. Please contact us for details about how to view these seminars virtually.

Seminar Series

22 September – PhD Panel

  • Sam Nwokoro: ‘The Making of Melkite Christianity under the Umayyads in Late Antique Damascus’
  • Lucy Schouten: ‘Exploring the Changing Dynamic of Christian-Muslim Coexistence in a Time of Migration Crisis’
  • Emmanuel Ossai: ‘The Impact of Religion on Interreligious Peace: Evidence from Zones of Peace in Abuja, Nigeria’

This panel will be held in Rainy Hall and streamed online.

6 October – Book Conversation Law and the Rule of God: A Christian Engagement with Shari’a

Dr Joshua Ralston (University of Edinburgh)

Moderated by Prof Mona Siddiqui (University of Edinburgh

This book is published by Cambridge University Press, 2020. This panel will be held in Rainy Hall and streamed online.

20 October – ‘Putting the Qur’an in Context: Fazlur Rahman, Prophetology, and the Double Movement’

Dr Omar Anchassi (University of Edinburgh)

This panel will be held in Rainy Hall and streamed online.

3 November – Webinar ‘A Tale of Four Rivers: Rethinking Qur’an 47:15 in light of Hanafi Juristic Discourse’

Dr Mustapha Sheikh (University of Leeds)

17 November – Webinar ‘Studying Islamic Feminism in Texts and Lived Realities: Some Methodological Reflections’

Dr Mulki Al-Sharmani (University of Helsinki)

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