Upcoming Events

Workshops and Training

16-19 June – Fear, Hope, and Coexistence: A Summer School in Practical Engagement with Christian-Muslim Relations

Please note: While we are actively preparing to hold this course as scheduled, in light of events relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, we recommend that you delay making travel plans until we contact you in May 2020.

This summer school is open to Christian or Muslim leaders, laity, or other members of the public who wish to better understand interfaith engagement in theory and practice. Participants of any age and educational background are welcome and need not be university students or staff. See descriptions of previous summer schools here. Click here for a course description.

Click here to apply to the summer school or pay course fees.

Application deadline: 1 May 2020


Seminars in Winter 2020

Thursday, 30 January – ‘Christianity in Islamic Thought in the Early Islamic Era: Educating the Opponent’

Seminar with Professor David Thomas, University of Birmingham

*Meeting at 16:00 in Senate room (New College)

Thursday, 13 February – ‘Do Jews, Christians, and Muslims worship the Same God?

Unfortunately, this seminar has been cancelled.

Tuesday, 25 February – ‘Pope Francis and Dialogue with Islam: Diplomacy, Turkey and Egypt’

Seminar with Professor Mario I. Aguilar, University of St Andrews

*Meeting at 16:10 in the Althaus-Reid room (New College)

This seminar is jointly sponsored by the Centre for the Study of World Christianity.

Monday, 9 March – Launch of new Taught MSc in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

*Meeting at 14:30 in the Senate room (New College)

Monday, 30 March – Doctoral Seminar in Christian-Muslim Studies

This event has been postponed until further notice.

Our final seminar of the semester features current research from 4 current doctoral candidates, followed by discussion and the opportunity for questions:

  • Muhammad Almarekeby: ‘State Centralism and the Right to Differ: Rethinking Christian Rights in Modern Egypt’
  • Elizabeth Marteijn: ‘The Politics of Interpretation: Understanding Biblical History in Palestinian Rural Culture’
  •  Emmanuel Ossai: ‘Reevaluating the Christian-Muslim Divide in Nigeria’
  • Lucy Schouten: ‘Jordanian Christian-Muslim Relations in a Time of Refugee Crisis’

*Meeting at 14:00 in the Senate room (New College)

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