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7th April 2016
This lecture by Dr Stephen Burge explores aspects of the supernatural in Prophet Mohammed’s life, using material found in the
5th February 2016
Their work challenges the popular belief that translations of the Qur’an can deliver its meaning, but not its tone and
20th August 2015
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5th June 2015
This 28-minute lecture by Professor Angelika Neuwirth (Freie Universitat Berlin), a leading scholar in Qur’anic studies, invites viewers to acontextual
10th November 2014
The lecture elaborates on the importance of Tafsir tradition in the study of the Qur’an . The primary focus of
15th March 2017
The international conference, Intellectual Interactions in the Islamic World: The Ismaili Thread, brought together a team of over thirty leading scholars to reflect upon intellectual...
21st December 2016
This 22 min video features a brief introduction to the competing Muslim powers on either side of the western Mediterranean in the 10th century CE:...
28th April 2016
This 28 min interview with Dr Toby Mayer elaborates on the ‘Poem on the Soul’ (Qasidat al- nafs ), traditionally attributed to Ibn Sina (d...
14th January 2016
In this 21 min interview, Dr Orkhan Mir-Kasimov provides an insight into the Hurufis , a mystical and messianic current that became particularly active in...
12th September 2007
This video consists of highlights from the graduation ceremony of the Class of 2007 at the Ismaili Centre in London on the afternoon of 10
1st March 2005
Professor Azim Nanji The 25th Anniversary Graduation Ceremony Le Meridien Grosvenor House Hotel, London, October 19, 2003 Download PDF version of speech (35 KB) Your
26th November 2004
Sabrina Datoo, The 25th Anniversary Graduation Ceremony Le Meridien Grosvenor House Hotel, London Download PDF version of speech (31.8 KB) Your Highness, Distinguished Guests, Good
17th August 2011
The Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) is a course of study for practicing and prospective teachers. STEP’s mission is to address the need for professional
23rd July 2007
All images in this article are copyright The Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Spirit & Life displays over 165 objects exemplifying the development and diversity