Public lecture on Gandhi

CMC will be holding a public lecture on Wednesday 11th March entitled ‘Gandhi, Islam and the Principles of Non-Violence (Ahimsa) and Attachment to Truth (Satyagraha)’.   The event takes place at the Cambridge Muslim College, starting at 6.30pm.  All are welcome. This lecture will mainly explore the influence of Islamic practices on the nature and development of Gandhi’s satyagraha movement, and […]

New Affiliate Research Fellow

CMC is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Affiliate Research Fellow. Timothy Saunders holds a doctorate in Theology and School Leadership from Liverpool Hope University, and has pursued a career in headmastership. His books include Faith in School Leadership (2004).  Further details on Dr Saunders’ activities here and on his website, Islamic Renaissance.

The Cambridge Muslim College, on behalf of partner institution the Centre for Islam and Medicine (CiM), was pleased to welcome scholars, researchers and students for a one-day training seminar with Dr Aasim Padela. Dr Padela is Director of the Initiative on Islam and Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago. Students and volunteers participated in a training […]

CMC is on Twitter!

We are pleased to announce that Cambridge Muslim College is now on Twitter. For the latest news about the College, please follow us:

The Centre for Islam and Medicine, in collaboration with the Cambridge Muslim College and other partners, will host a public talk on Friday 20 February entitled Understanding End of Life Care.  Leading experts in the field, Dr Aasim Padela and Imam Yunus Dudhwala, will discuss important and common questions. Please click here for full programme details, speaker biographies and venue […]

A new paper has been added to the College’s collection of CMC Papers.  Authored by Dr Michael (Muhammad As’ad) Berdine, former Principal of the College, and entitled ‘The Importance of History’, the paper was delivered on the occasion of the Graduation Ceremony for the 2012-13 Diploma cohort. The CMC Papers can be accessed here.

Course in Islamic Psychology

The Cambridge Muslim College is again delighted to offer its week-long 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 and Psychotherapy. For further information and full course details, please click on this link: Islamic […]

Visit from Shaykh Gibril Haddad

The College was very pleased to welcome Shaykh Gibril Haddad who visited the College and met with the students on the Diploma in Contextual Islamic Studies and Leadership. He spoke of his work on Imam Baydawi and then responded to questions from the students.

Cambridge Muslim College is delighted to announce that it has agreed to partner with The Centre for Islam and Medicine.  The CiM is a charity aiming to deliver a sustainable stream of collaborative, quality research and educational resources on Islam and Medicine, rooted firmly in Islamic scholarship. The Centre hopes to enrich the understanding of healthcare providers, Muslim scholars and […]

Research Fellow Appointments

The Cambridge Muslim College supports two Research Fellowships per year and for the 2014-15 academic year the Research Fellows appointed are Dr Harith Bin Ramli and Dr Ramon (Ibrahim) Harvey.  Further details are on the Research Fellows page.

Forthcoming Public Lecture

The College’s next public lecture offers a fascinating insight into Britain’s first and oldest Muslim Community. Date: Wednesday 12th November, 6.30pm Venue: 14 St Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ Seddon public lecture poster Dr Mohammed Siddique Seddon, Editor at Kube Publishing, will be speaking about his book The Last of the Lascars: Yemeni Muslims in Britain 1836-2012 which charts the fascinating […]

CMC Alumni News

We congratulate CMC alumna Sohaira  Siddiqui, who has recently been appointed Assistant Professor of Theology at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar.  Sohaira, who was one of the first female scholars to complete the Cambridge Muslim College’s Diploma in 2009-10, will be responsible for teaching courses in Classical and Contemporary Islamic Thought.  Having completed her PhD this year, she […]

Graduation Ceremony for 2013-2014 Cohort

The Cambridge Muslim College’s fifth cohort to complete the Diploma programme assembled recently to receive their Diploma certificates, witnessed by families, friends, alumni and respected guests.  The ceremony, held in Cambridge, included speeches by Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad and Maulana Abdur Rahman Mangera, a poetry reading by Paul Sutherland and student nasheeds and presentations.  We congratulate our Graduates on their […]

Calligraphy Workshops at CMC

The Cambridge Muslim College is visited from time to time by world-class master calligrapher, Efdaluddin Kilic.  Efdaluddin will again be offering three calligraphy workshops here, on Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 September, from 6pm to 8pm. The cost will be £55, payable on the first day, and preference will be given to those able to attend at least […]

The College is delighted to offer a taught, five-day residential course on  Islamic Approaches to Psychology and Psychotherapy, with Professor Rasjid Skinner, Consultant Clinical Psychologist.  The course will run from Monday September 8 to Friday September 12 2014.  It is suitable for mental health professionals, psychologists, psychotherapists, researchers and counsellors, Imams, Alims, Muftis and chaplains. Course details Programme Application form

The Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce a public lecture taking place on Wednesday 25 June: A Prophetic Agenda for Religious Freedom: Exploring the Prophet Muhammad’s Covenants with the Christians of the World Dr John Andrew Morrow – Author and Professor of Languages, IvyTech (IN, USA) Sponsored by Radical Middle Way and supported by the Canadian High Commission UK […]

Summer Term Lecture Programme

The Cambridge Muslim College is pleased to announce details of two public lectures taking place this term.  These will be held at the College (14 St Paul’s Road, Cambridge CB1 2EZ), starting at 6.30pm. Wednesday 30th April: Muslims in Germany and their Relationship to German Constitutional Law Dr Çefli Ademi – Lawyer and Postdoctoral Researcher at the Zentrum für Islamische Theologie […]

Job Vacancy – Research Fellow

The Cambridge Muslim College invites applications for the post of Research Fellow to be based at the College’s facility in Cambridge, United Kingdom, for one academic year with effect from 1 October 2014. The College seeks an outstanding candidate who is engaged in innovative, robust and world-class research who will make a major contribution to the College’s intellectual life. During […]

Applications are now open for the Diploma in Contextual Islamic Studies & Leadership – a one-year course designed to help those who already possess a significant training in the Islamic sciences to develop, articulate and implement their knowledge effectively in Britain today.  The application form can be downloaded from the ‘Apply’ page here.    

Guest Lecturer – The Bishop of Ely

We were delighted to host a visit by the Bishop of Ely in January.  The Bishop gave a lecture on the role of the Virgin Mary in Christian and Islamic theology.  He then met with students, staff and the Dean.