Public Talks & Workshops

The Centre of Islamic Studies organises public talks and lectures on themes of topical and scholarly interest reflecting current issues in the Islamic world.

Public Talks

The CIS Public Talks series addresses political, cultural, literary and artistic issues from the contemporary Middle East and the wider Muslim world. Our speakers are established academics, journalists, activists and artists who will share their insights and be happy to receive questions from the audience.

The talks are free and open to the public.

Venue : usually Room 10 in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies on Sidgwick Avenue – otherwise these are available live via Zoom. See individual events

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From Konkan to Coromandel

This series focuses on the art and culture of the Deccan Webinars and is co-organized by the Center of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, and Art, Resources, and Teaching Trust, Bangalore.

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For information on all of our previous talks see here