Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

About The Event

Date: January 17 – March 7, 2022 (Mondays at 4.10pm)

Venue: Online (via Zoom)

Organized by: School of Divinity of University of Edinburgh

Regular seminars are held in each research area, throughout the two academic semesters. Visitors are warmly invited to attend. All seminars are held in New College. Our research centers and networks publish their seminar programs for the coming semester in September and January each year. Details of how to join online will be emailed round before the relevant seminar. For more information, contact Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla.

Autumn 2022

– “Christian-Muslim Relations in Sri Lanka: Liberating Faiths from the Empire” – 17 January
By Dr Jude Lal Fernando (Assistant Professor of Religion, Trinity College Dublin)

– “Archival Sensibilities in Arabic Historiography: Case Studies from Mamluk Egypt and Syria” – 7 February
By Dr Fozia Bora (Associate Professor of Islamic History, University of Leeds)

– PhD Alumnus Lecture: “Does Hermeneutics require Faith? A Study of Contemporary Qur’anic Hermeneutics in Turkey” – 14 February
By Dr Yusuf Celik (Class of 2020): Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Law School

– “Ghazali and Rilke: The Philosopher and the Poet in Search of Salvation” – 7 March
By Professor Mona Siddiqui (Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies)

– Joint Book Launch with Theology and Ethics Seminar: Mary in the Qur’an: Friend of God, Virgin, Mother (Gingko Press) – 30 March
By Dr Muna Tatari (Junior Professor of Islamic Systematic Theology, University of Paderborn) and Professor Klaus von Stosch (Professor of Catholic Theology and Didactics, University of Paderborn)

– “Religious Nationalisms in Comparative Perspective: The Nation of Islam and the Kenya Land & Freedom Army (Mau Mau)” – 4 April
By Dr CL Nash (CTPI Duncan Forrester Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh)

The School is ranked in the world’s top 20 universities for theology, divinity and religious studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020). We also achieved 93% in the latest Complete University Guide league table (2021), and we were ranked 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for theology and religious studies in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.

More information on: University of Edinburgh

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Online (via Zoom)


Our Speakers

Dr CL Nash
Dr Fozia Bora
Dr Jude Lal Fernando
Dr Muna Tatari
Dr Yusuf Celik
Professor Mona Siddiqui
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