School of Divinity

Christian-Muslim Studies

Seminars, conferences and other events organised by our Christian-Muslim Studies Network.

Semester 2 - Spring 2020

Date Speakers Event / topic 

Wednesday 29 January


David Hume Tower

Professor Felicitas Becker (Ghent)

Dr Fayaz Alibhai (Institute for Ismaili Studies)

Professor Hugh Goddard (Edinburgh)

Dr Arngeir Langas (Danmission Copenhagen)

Nico Brice-Bennett (PhD candidate, Edinburgh)

Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla (Edinburgh)

Workshop: Islam and Inter-Religious Relations in Africa

Organised by the Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World in partnership with our Christian-Muslim Studies Network, Centre for the Study of World Christianity and the Centre for African Studies

Please register, free, at:



Thursday 30 January

4pm, Senate Room

Emeritus Professor David Thomas (Birmingham)

Christianity in Islamic thought in the early Islamic era

Tuesday 25 February

4.10pm, Althaus-Reid Room

Professor Mario I. Aguilar

(St Andrews)

Pope Francis and Dialogue with Islam: Diplomacy, Turkey and Egypt

Thursday 14 May

11am, Venue TBC 

Professor Christian Lange (Utrecht)

Sensual Qur'an