Video

Interview with Dr Omar Ali-de-Unzaga

30th November 2011
Publication: Fortresses of the Intellect: Ismaili and other Islamic Studies in Honour of Farhad Daftary
Editor: Dr Omar Ali-de-Unzaga
 
Questions addressed in the interview:
1. How did the idea for a book in honour of Dr Farhad Daftary come about? (00:20)

2. How would you describe the most salient contributions of Dr Daftary to Ismaili and broader Shi‘i studies? (1:03)

3. What themes are addressed in the book and how did you select them? (3:12)

4. What criteria were used when selecting contributors for this book? (4:11)

5. What scope is there for scholars to build on Dr Daftary’s work in Ismaili and broader Shi‘i studies? (5:47)