7th September 2018
On 6 September 2018, the IIS hosted a celebratory event at the Aga Khan Centre to commemorate the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between SOAS University of London and The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS).
13th August 2018
Understanding Sharia: Islamic Law in a Globalised World endeavours to fill a long-felt need, both among Muslims and non-Muslims, who wish to gain a better understanding of the workings of sharia and its evolving role in the Muslim world today.
2nd August 2018
As part of its Diamond Jubilee series of publications, the IIS has released the first English translation and a new Persian edition of the memoirs of Aga Khan I.
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.
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