February 2018

23rd February 2018
Conservation and study of Ismaili intellectual heritage is of paramount importance to IIS. Learn more about how special collections of nearly 3,000 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian and Indic languages are curated by the IIS,
23rd February 2018

The Ismaili Special Collections Unit (ISCU) organised a first of its kind symposium entitled Before the Printed Word: Texts, Scribes and Transmissions on the manuscripts housed at The Institute of Ismaili Studies.

20th February 2018

Read an essay by Professor Wilferd Madelung on the most highly esteemed book on ethics in Persian, Akhlaq-i Nasiri , Nasirean Ethics, based on the works of Nasir al-Dininfo-icon Tusi. 

15th February 2018

Learn more about references and resources on the Fatimid history and thought. 

12th February 2018

The IIS is delighted to announce the release of the first book in the World of Islam series – in print, e-book and audiobook formats. 

7th February 2018

The sarcophagus of Imamisinfo-icon made of Indian teak and the panels are decorated with Qur’anic inscriptions in extremely beautiful and highly elaborate foliated Kufic and Naskh script.