27th June 2018
On 26 June, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales inaugurated the Aga Khan Centre in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan. Among the guests were the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and United Nations, Lord Ahmad.
14th June 2018
IIS moves to its new premises, at the Aga Khan Centre in the heart of London's Knowledge Quarter in July 2018
27th April 2018
The graduation ceremony for the ninth cohort of the Institute’s Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) was held on 7 April 2018 at The Ismaili Centre, London.
22nd March 2018
The Shari‘a: History, Ethics and Law explores many of the popular myths about the shari‘a — that it defines Islam, that it is divine in substance, that it contains a code recognised by all Muslims — by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines.
13th March 2018
The field research project - which is a mandatory requirement for GPISH - is undertaken by the students in the summer term, during their second year of study. Students select their topics, based on their research interests, which are also consonant with the scope and mission of 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.
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.
11th January 2018
The Institute of Ismaili Studies participated in the Annual Conference of the Middle Eastern Studies Association of North America (MESA), a leading international academic organisation promoting research on the Muslim world.
24th November 2017
To mark the 40th anniversary of IIS, the Board of Governors hosted a celebration for staff, visiting faculty and students on Friday 24 November, with Prince Rahim Aga Khan in attendance.
23rd November 2017
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