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.

Dr Michael Berdine presented his fascinating research from his book, Redrawing the Middle East: Sir Mark Sykes, Imperialism and The Sykes-Picot Agreement, at a recent Public Lecture at the College. He discussed the virtually unknown wartime activities of Sir Mark Sykes, whose actions had far reaching consequences during the war and its aftermath.  His introduction can be listened to on the […]

The third 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.

*Book Launch – Hearts Turn by Michael Sugich* . “Hearts Turn is about that subtle but sometimes neglected dimension of the religion called tawba, which does literally mean ‘turning around’… [I]t’s an important topic, and the fact that [Sugich] presented it not as a tedious, dry academic presentation of the kind that I might attempt, but rather it’s something rooted […]

The second 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.

Radical Love – Professor Omid Safi

Date: Wednesday 27 March, 6pm Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ Love-based devotion and poetry have always been at the heart of the Islamic tradition. With the development of the school of Islamic spirituality known as Mazhab-e ‘Eshq (Path of Divine Love), these were elevated to an even higher zenith. This lecture will present some […]

Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce a book launch of “A Sublime Way: The Sufi Path of The Sages of Makka” by Shaykh Seraj Hendricks, Dr Hisham Hellyer & Shaykh Ahmad Hendricks. The Hendricks brothers are two of the recognised khulafa’ of Sayyid Muhammad al-Maliki, and resident shaykhs of the Zawiyah Masjid of Cape Town. The three speakers at […]

The geo-political factors shaping Russian Muslim identity include the Chechen wars of the 1990s, Russia’s alliance with Syria and Iran, Central Asian migration and the ‘new cold war’ with the West. Focusing on these global mega-trends, some analysts classify Muslim identity as caught between the poles of extremism (support for ISIS) and assertive pro-Kremlin loyalty (exemplified by Chechen president, Ramzan […]

Cambridge Muslim College & Sa’adah present a book launch of Haroon Sugich’s latest book ‘Hearts Turn: Sinners, Seekers, Saints and the Road to Redemption’ on Saturday 9 March from 11 – 1pm at Cambridge Muslim College. ‘Hearts Turn’ is a singular and gripping exploration of the act of ‘tawba’, a Qur’anic term commonly translated as repentance. In English, repentance is […]

Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce that the 2019 Religion & Science Conference will be held in Cambridge on Saturday 4 May from 10AM to 6PM. The conference is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and is entitled ‘Mind & World for Humans & Machines’. Papers are invited for talks of 20 – 25 minutes which will be followed […]

Aziz Foundation Scholarships

The Aziz Foundation announces 50 Masters Scholarships to British Muslims. If you’re a passionate, aspirational and visionary Muslim who wants to positively transform attitudes towards Muslims in the UK, or facilitate better representation and contribution of the Muslim community to civil society, then we can help you achieve your aspirations! This is a great opportunity even for those who have […]

Programme Description How do we foster genuine connectedness? How do we authentically relate to those around us, to our families, to ourselves and to God? How can we be mindful of our interactions and honour the potential for growth in each moment? How do we navigate the difficulties modern life imposes on our interactions? In a time of hyperconnectivity but […]

Winter 2019 Term – 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