- The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham
- A core team
- Five regional teams covering Africa and the Americas; Western Europe; Eastern Europe; the Middle East and North Africa; and South Asia, East Asia, South-East Asia and Oceania.
- to understand the historical dimensions of mutual perceptions in modern times
- to recover and map accurately the roots of Christian-Muslim relations need to be recovered and accurately mapped.
- to trace the history of relations between the followers of the world’s two most populous religions
- bring together academics and contributions from all over the world.
- an encyclopaedic compilation of the records of past encounters in a single history
- an essential research tool
- bring together the known writings by Christians and Muslims about one another and against one another
- in the period 600-1914.
- global, all parts of the world.
- What happened to Christian-Muslim relations in the period 600-1914?
- More specifically, in their accounts of one another, how did Christians and Muslims deploy inherited depictions, and how far did they move beyond these?
- Identify all relevant works written in the region between 1500 and 1914:
- wholly or mainly about or against the other faith
- works that contain significant information or opinions that shed light on attitudes towards it.
- Identify specialists on particular texts, authors, periods or subjects.
- Commission descriptive and analytical entries on each of these works.
- Sponsor large-scale analyses of themes and attitudes revealed within them.
- Printed volumes
- Online resources
- Thematic volumes
- CMR: The Reader
- Teaching Resources
- CMR: A General History
Publications (Printed volumes)
Source: University of Birmingham