September 2016

This Annemarie Schimmel Memorial Lecture will explore  Awhad al-Dininfo-icon Kirmani, a controversial figure among the pantheon of great Sufi masters from the medieval period.  Dr Lloyd Ridgeon will talk about how he occupied perhaps the most prestigious position to which a Sufi could aspire, for the caliphinfo-icon appointed him the shaykhinfo-icon al-shuyukh of the Marzubiyya convent in Baghdad.

The Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) was founded in 2007 with a view to develop educators to teach the Institute’s Secondary Curriculum in a way that inspires and motivates secondary students. Since then, it has been evaluated and developed annually to ensure that the programme is fit for purpose and meets the ever-changing needs of students and communities on the ground. 2007