Middle East Studies

Apply Now for e-learning course | Bridging the Great Divide: the Jewish-Muslim Encounter

December 1, 2016

The application deadline for the e-learning course, Bridging the Great Divide: the Jewish-Muslim Encounter, is 20 December 2016.

APPLY NOW for the e-learning course, Bridging the Great Divide: the Jewish-Muslim Encounter and gain a refreshing perspective on the relations between Jews and Muslims.

A unique online educational opportunity brought to life by the collaborative efforts of Dr Edward Kessler (Woolf Institute, Cambridge) and Professor Akbar Ahmed (American University in Washington), this 15-week e-learning course will explore the history, culture and theology of Muslims and Jews, reflecting on similarities and differences as well as the major challenges.

Assisted by leading experts and early career scholars in Europe and the US, the course will also offer strategies for building bridges between the communities.

Find out more about the course at http://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/study/e-learning/mj.asp.

The e-learning approach allows participants to study wherever and whenever they choose via the internet. Many participants from around the world – Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States – have already taken this course.

The closing date for applications is 20 December 2016. The course commences, with Induction Week, on Tuesday 17 January 2017. The application form is available to download here. The course fee is £465. A limited number of bursaries are available.

If you have any queries about the course, do contact me at eth22@cam.ac.uk.