We are delighted to publish the programme for the ‘From Revelation to Scripture’ symposium, due to be held at the College on 12th September 2015. This will be a free public event requiring registration for attendance. Please see the attached document for full details.

CMC Placement for Trainee Vicar

The College was pleased to welcome Nicola Brown, an ordinand (trainee vicar) in the Church of England, for a two week placement as part of her ordination training.  Nicola writes: ‘It was a fantastic experience.  I learned so much through attending classes, and through meeting and talking with the students and staff, and I was bowled over by how warmly […]

CMC Calligraphy Project

‘CMC is collaborating with Barzakh Productions in a new project to promote and document the Andalusian style of Arabic calligraphy, said to be Europe’s only indigenous way of writing the Holy Qur’an. See the trailer now: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc_fn-7M0S4&feature=youtu.be ‘

Visit from Lay Centre Director

The College was very happy to welcome Donna Orsuto, Director of the Lay Centre in Rome, who visited recently to share iftar with staff and students.  The Lay Centre has hosted our Diploma students on five residential trips since 2010, offering a wealth of culture and history, inter-faith dialogue and friendship.

Two former CMC Research Fellows, Dr Abdur-Rahman Mangera and Dr Mansur Ali, received awards at the recent BISCA ceremony. We congratulate Dr Abdur-Rahman Mangera (CMC Research Fellow 2013-14) for his award for outstanding contribution to Publishing.  He has written Fiqh al-Imam, co-authored Reflections of Pearls, translated Hasan al-Basri’s Prayers for Forgiveness, Abu Hanifa’s Al-Fiqh al-Akbar, Provisions for the Seekers, Salat & Salam: In Praise of Allah’s […]

The Future of the Madrasa

The Cambridge Muslim College and Kalam Research and Media recently hosted a two-day meeting of Muslim educators in partnership, in Cambridge. The meeting focused on the theme of ‘The Future of the Madrasa’ and participants included Abdal Hakim Murad, Recep Senturk, Saeed Foudeh, Osama Elsayed, Amin Kholwadia, Mahan Mirza, Omar Qureshi, Talal Al-Azem and Hamza Karamali. The participants each gave […]

CMC Newsletter – May 2015

Our latest newsletter has just been published and summarises recent developments at the Cambridge Muslim College.  Read it here: CMC Newsletter-May-2015 Rajab-1436

The College is pleased to announce a call for papers for the following symposium, which we will host on Saturday 12th September 2015: ‘From Revelation to Scripture: A Symposium on Divine Speech and Prophetic Inspiration in Islam’. For further‎ details, including suggested thematic areas and the deadline for abstracts, please download this pdf. The symposium will also be a public […]

Vacancy: Research Fellowship

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 2015. Full details are here: Research Fellow Vacancy Further details on the post of Research Fellow at CMC are here.  For any questions and further particulars please contact […]

Applications for 2015 Diploma entry

The applications process for entry to the CMC’s Diploma in Contextual Islamic Studies & Leadership is now open.  The programme, lasting from September 2015 until July 2016, helps those who already possess significant knowledge in the Islamic Sciences to develop and implement their knowledge effectively in Britain today.  The entry criteria are outlined here. For the application form and further […]

Visit from author Jonas Slaats

Jonas Slaats visited CMC recently to tell us about the English translation of his book Halal Monk: A Christian on a Journey through Islam, which is published this month. It takes the form of a series of interviews with unusual Muslim thinkers, artists and writers from around the world, seen through the optic of the author’s own concern with dialogue and […]

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.

Training Day on Islamic Bioethics

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: https://twitter.com/CMC_Cambridge

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 […]

CMC Paper – ‘The Importance of History’

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 […]