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23rd October 2018

This publication provides an analysis of Hamid al-Dininfo-icon al-Kirmani’s thought and sheds new light on the many layers of allusion which characterise his writings. 

1st October 2018

Islam: An Illustrated Journey is a richly illustrated, accessible account of Islamic history that gives the reader an introduction to a faith that is practised today by over a billion people whose traditions and civilisations are rich and diverse.

7th September 2018

On 6 September 2018, the IIS hosted a celebratory event at the Aga Khaninfo-icon Centre to commemorate the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between SOAS University of London and The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS).

The complexities of the roles of different groups, movements and currents of thought in the complicated process which can be described as ‘the Renaissance of Shiʿi Islam in the 15th and 17th centuries’ remain unexplored. The aim of this conference is to investigate and evaluate these contributions, taking into account the most recent scholarship in the field. 

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