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Persian culture has had a long-standing engagement with the Qur’an since early classical times, and this has been visible in various forms from their poetry, calligraphy to Qur’anic exegesis. 


Venue: Aga Khan Centre, King's Cross, United Kingdom.
Date: 3rd October 2019
Time: 5 PM

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Dr Arif A. Jamal responding to comments at the launch of his book. Photo: Courtesy of the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law.
Alumni are our ambassadors, representing the values, principles and work of the IIS in their chosen fields; whether it be academia, development, law, arts and culture to name a few. In this new series of “In Conversation with IIS Alumni” we catch up...
Dr Farhad Daftary, IIS Co-Director.
On 26 June, a special event was hosted in Tehran, Iran, to honour the academic contributions of IIS Co-Director, Dr Farhad Daftary, to the study of Islamic and Ismaili studies. 
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