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10th April 2018
This lecture by Dr Omar Ali-de- Unzaga gives a glimpse into the multitude of interpretations of the Qur’an that exist.
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
In this 27 min joint presentation, Professors Lawrence and Habib share insights into their ongoing work on a poetic translation
20th August 2015
Civil Society
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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
23rd February 2018
The IIS holds one of the most significant repositories in the world of materials related to Ismaili communities, comprising nearly 3,000 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian...
5th February 2018
Ismaili Studies
Nasir-i Khusraw was a renowned poet, philosopher, and Ismaili missionary of the eleventh CE century. Among his many accomplishments, he is credited for having introduced...
15th January 2018
The 22 minute video interview with Dr Reza Shah-Kazemi on his book, “Spiritual Quest: Reflections on Qur’anic prayer according to the teachings of Imam Ali”...
15th March 2018
This video presents highlights from the lectures delivered on the occasion of IIS' 40th anniversary under the themes of heritage, knowledge, people and the future .
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
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