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The Institute of Ismaili Studies was established in 1977 to promote scholarship of Muslim cultures and societies, historical as well as contemporary, leading to a better understanding of their relationship with other societies and faiths. Find out more about the IIS. The Institute of Ismaili Studies -

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New Qur’anic Studies Publication Explores Translations of the Qu’ran in Turkey 
November 2014
The IIS is pleased to announce the publication of M. Brett Wilson’s book Translating the Qur’an in an Age of Nationalism: Print Culture and Modern Islam in Turkey, the eleventh in the Qur’anic Studies SeriesMore


Music & Melodies of the Persian Ismaili qasideh A new multimedia gallery... More


Academic Article:The Days of Creation in the Thought of Nasir Khusraw - Shafique N. Virani