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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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Graduate Studies Launches New Curriculum for GPISH 
January 2015
This year’s cohort admitted to the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) are the first to follow a new curriculum aimed at further improving the course and the way students develop a discourse based on a civilisational approach to Islam. More


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


Interview with Dr Shainool Jiwa on The Founder of Cairo...More