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23rd November 2016

Between 3rd and 7th September, the Asian Chapter Group of the IIS Alumni Association convened at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, for their annual reunion, and a lively exploration of the poetry of the Persian Ismaili poet-philosopher, Nasir-i Khusraw. 

5th October 2016

The IIS is pleased to announce the publication of The Spirit and the Letter: Approaches to the Esoteric Interpretation of the Qur’aninfo-icon, edited by Annabel Keeler and Sajjad Rizvi.

Day one of the Fatimids and Umayyads conference being held at The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London is being webcast, fo those unable to attend in person. You can access the live webcast of conference proceedings as they happen, here: Please note, that the webcast will only be active during the time when sessions are being held.

The Institute of Ismaili Studies will be hosting a webinar, where you can find out more about the Secondary Teacher Education Programme. 

19th September 2016

Dr Al-Karim Datoo presented a paper entitled Self-identity and Communal Identity in a Diaspora at the 8th Global Meeting of the Diasporas Research Stream, held at Mansfield College, University of Oxford.

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
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.
2nd September 2016

Thirty-one participants from Canada, India, Pakistan, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America attended the fourteenth Summer Programme on Islam, which was held at the Ismaili Centre, London, from 14 – 20 July.

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