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 […]

Undergraduate OPEN DAY – 6 February 2019

We will be holding an information day for applications for our BA (Hons) in Islamic Studies on 6 February 2019 from 11 – 4pm at Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ. The Open Day will cover what the programme is about, a tour of the College and a chance to meet the faculty and students. It […]

Suggestions for Muslim marriages in a Da’wa context by Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean Cambridge Muslim College 1. Notes for imams In the new multicultural Britain we find that imams and other celebrants are increasingly being asked to provide marriage ceremonies which can make a good impression on non-Muslim friends and relatives. Planning their marriages, young Muslims often feel that the modern Arab, […]

How Islamic is ‘Islamic Studies’? The Troubled History of an Academic Discipline by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean of Cambridge Muslim College and Aziz Foundation Professor in Islamic Studies,    Listen or Download from SoundCloud

CMC Newsletter – November 2018

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 – November 2018 / Safar 1440

Aziz Foundation Distinguished Lecture by Aziz Foundation Professor in Islamic Studies, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Dean of Cambridge Muslim College Lecture title: How Islamic is ‘Islamic Studies’? The Troubled History of an Academic Discipline Date: Mon 19 November 2018, Time: 17:30 – 20:00 GMT Lecture start: 18:30 LOCATION: Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E REGISTER HERE

Cambridge Muslim College & John Templeton Foundation Religion & Science Conference 2018 ‘Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness’ 15th & 16th September 2018 Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 Religion & Science Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness is now open. The conference, which will take place on 15th and 16th September 2018 at Trinity Hall, […]

Welcome to Cambridge Muslim College’s Ramadan Moments with Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad. As part of our Ramadan Campaign 2018, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Aziz Professor and Dean of Cambridge Muslim College, is delivering a series of reflective moments throughout this blessed month. Make sure to subscribe to our email list so you don’t miss out on any of the series. May your Ramadan […]

Cambridge Muslim College is organising a pre-Ramadan tour on how to prepare for this Blessed month. Talks have been arranged in Solihull (Birmingham), Barking (East London), Bradford and Manchester. Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad will be speaking at each venue. CMC lecturers Shaykh Yasser Qureshy and Shaykh Sohail Hanif will be speaking at some of the venues as will alumni of […]

*New* Weekend Qur’an Workshop 12 -13 May

A Close Reading of ‘The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life’, Dr Ingrid Mattson In preparation for Ramadan, we will read together Dr. Mattson’s book, exploring the history of the Qur’an, how it was revealed and compiled, its major themes, how it has shaped Muslim cultures and values, the history of its interpretation, and how it […]

Islamic norms affect two major types of activities: acts of worship (‘ibādāt) and social activities (mu‘ammalāt). Rules pertaining to social activities are understood to be based upon rationales which can often be discovered and whose overriding purpose is to promote benefits (maṣāliḥ) and to minimize harms (mafāsid) in society. Most activities have the potential to cause some harm and to create […]

Cambridge Muslim College is delighted to announce that the 2018 Religion & Science conference will be held on 15th and 16th September 2018 at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The conference is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and will focus on the fields of Artificial Intelligence and consciousness. For more information on the conference and how to submit an abstract, please […]

Cambridge Muslim College invites applications for the post of Research Fellow to be based at the College’s facility in Cambridge, UK, for one academic year with effect from 3 September 2018. The College seeks outstanding candidates who are currently working as scientists or are engaged in scientific research and who will make a major contribution to the College’s intellectual life. During their appointment, the […]

Spring Term 2018 – Lectures & Classes

Registration information: All classes are free of charge to attend at the College. Space is limited, please register in advance. Classes are organised as a series. Participants are encouraged to attend each session. You must register for each session individually. Registering for one class does not put you on the attendance list for all classes. Evening classes are 45 minutes […]

International Conference, 7-9 March 2018 University of Tübingen Venue: Neue Aula, Großer Senat Outline Theological anthropology as the study of the human person within a particular religious tradition has always formed an important part of theology. Today, in responding to contemporary challenges, theological anthropology needs to develop a new approach that takes into account other religious traditions and their understanding […]

Upcoming programmes…April 2018

Check out our upcoming programmes this April… Spiritual Wellness and Mindful Resilience, 7 & 8 April 2018 Islamic Approaches to Psychology and Psychotherapy, 8 – 13 April 2018 Creating Islamic Geometric Patterns with Modular Systems (Beginners), 16 – 21 April 2018   For more information please contact Amara at as@cambridgemuslimcollege.org.  

Winter Term 2018 – Lectures & Classes

Registration information: All classes are free of charge to attend at the College. Space is limited, please register in advance. Classes are organised as a series. Participants are encouraged to attend each session. You must register for each session individually. Registering for one class does not put you on the attendance list for all classes. TUESDAY Al-Nawawī’s Forty Prophetic Reports […]

One-Day Hijama Seminar – Register now!

***This event is now sold out*** Cambridge Muslim College is organising a one-day seminar on hijama and its practice in the United Kingdom. The aim of this seminar is: To review the development of hijama including its links to acupuncture To assess traditional forms of training in the twenty-first century To relate traditional therapies to modern day medical practice To […]

*New* BA (Hons) & Validation

We are delighted to announce that our Four-Year Programme, now to be known as our BA (Hons) in Islamic Studies, has been fully validated by The Open University. Our programme graduates will thus receive a BA Honours degree accredited by a major UK higher education provider. The Open University is an ideal partner institution for CMC. Not only is it […]

Autumn Term 2017 – Evening & Weekend Classes

MONDAY Principles of Islamic Spirituality Taught by: Najah Nadi This class introduces selected aphorisms from a standard primer of Islamic Spirituality, Principles of Islamic Spirituality (Qawāʿid al-taṣawwuf) by the Moroccan jurist Aḥmad ibn Zarrūq (d. 899/1493). The text is written with the objective of “introducing the principles of Islamic Spirituality in a manner that integrates the sacred law (sharīʿa) with the Divine truth […]