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We are delighted to announce three brand new short courses in 2022, as well as the return of some courses to a face-to-face format at the Aga Khan Centre, London. Find out more.
In this interview Dr Shiraz Kabani, author of the first Living Ismaili Traditions title, reflects on the aims of the series, who it is for, and the importance of storytelling.
Featuring information on photographs, artefacts, coins, medals, rare books, manuscripts, archival items and periodicals, the catalogue will enable a wide range of audiences to explore heritage materials relating to Ismaili communities online.
The e-book platform is intended to facilitate teaching under the current pandemic and also, crucially, to widen access to the curriculum in remote areas. Find out more.
A new exhibition at the Aga Khan Centre Gallery, supported by The Institute of Ismaili Studies, follows the pioneering Russian scholar of Islam, Wladimir Ivanow (1886-1970), across the Muslim world.
Read an interview with the authors of An Anthology of Qur'anic Commentaries, Vol. 2: On Women on their groundbreaking new book and the social urgency of its theme.
Students in masks bumping elbows
The IIS continues to follow UK government guidelines on work and study during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our number one priority is ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all staff and students. The AKC building management team are working hard to make...

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. 

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