News Archives

December 2013

November 2013

19th November 2013

Thirteen students marked the completion of their studies at The Institute of Ismaili Studies at a graduation ceremony for the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) Class of 2013.

4th November 2013

The Qur’anic Studies Unit at the IIS organised an international colloquium from 2–4 September 2013 entitled Approaches to the Qur’aninfo-icon in Contemporary Iran.

October 2013

16th October 2013

The eleventh annual Summer Programme on Islam was held at Clare College, University of Cambridge, from 11th – 18th August 2013.

3rd October 2013

The Institute of Ismaili Studies is pleased to announce that it has awarded the Zahid Ali Scholarship to Dr Sean W. Anthony, Assistant Professor of Islamic History in the Department of History at the University of Oregon.

September 2013

25th September 2013

The new cohorts of students enrolled on the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) and the Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) have arrived at the IIS and are beginning their studies.

16th September 2013

The Asian Chapter Group of the Institute of Ismaili Studies organised their Annual General Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey from 4th-7th of July, 2013.

4th September 2013

On 2 July 2013, the IIS and AKU-ISMC were visited by a delegation from the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA) of China.

August 2013

29th August 2013

Professor Andrew Rippin has joined The Institute of Ismaili Studies as Senior Research Fellow in the Qur’anic Studies Unit of the Department of Academic Research and Publications.

9th August 2013

The Department of Curriculum Studies (DCS) at The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) has launched the first cycle of the annual internship programme for graduates of the Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) this year.

July 2013

31st July 2013

The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) on 26 June 2013 hosted a book launch at the Ismaili Centre in London Islam, Sharia and Alternative Dispute Resolution- Mechanisms for Legal Redress in the Muslim Communityby Mohamed M Keshavjee.

24th July 2013

Professor Carmela Baffioni has joined The Institute of Ismaili Studies as a Senior Research Fellow, primarily to work on the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity publication series.

6th July 2013

Dr Stephen Burge, Research Associate in the Institute’s Qur’anic Studies Unit, attended the American Oriental Society (AOS) Annual Meeting, held in Boston, USA.

3rd July 2013

The Institute of Ismaili Studies is pleased to announce the publication of an Arabic edition and English translation of the Tathbit al-imamainfo-icon, attributed to the Fatimid Caliphinfo-icon-Imaminfo-icon al-Mansur.

3rd July 2013

Professor Wilferd Madelung, Senior Research Fellow at the IIS, received the Farabi International Award from Iran’s Ministry of Islamic Guidance and Culture for his outstanding contributions to Islamic and Iranian studies.

June 2013

26th June 2013

The Institute of Ismaili Studies is pleased to announce the publication of an English translation of the text on the fourth Fatimid Imaminfo-icon-caliphinfo-icon, al-Mu‘izz li-Dininfo-icon Allah, from Idris ‘Imad al-Dininfo-icon’s Uyun al-akhbar.

20th June 2013

The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), in a report out this month.

12th June 2013

Dr Omar Alí-de-Unzaga and Dr Daryoush Mohammad Poor presented papers at a conference honouring Professor Ismail Poonawala’s career held at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) on 23 May 2013.

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