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Join us on Monday 8 November for the launch of this long-awaited and highly anticipated volume "On Women", edited by Dr Karen Bauer and Dr Feras Hamza, the second in An Anthology of Qur'anic Commentaries.
Applicants for 2022 entry are invited to apply now for the Secondary Teacher Education Programme. The closing date for applications is Monday, November 1st at 12 noon (UK).
The acquisitions of a photo album from Soviet Tajikistan and three rare coins, including a Nizari copper coin possibly struck at Alamut , enhance our unique collections.
The IIS Student Recognition Awards were held at the Aga Khan Centre on July 29th, with students, faculty and staff attending. Find out more about our awardees.
The Islamic Gardens at King’s Cross were one of 15 across the UK capital chosen to feature in London Open Gardens’ virtual event.
Watch the Understanding Shari‘a webinar, which brings together leading thinkers in the field to delineate what shari‘a is and what it is not.
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 Prophet Muhammad Islam and the Divine Message
Visit this page for details, interviews and short reads on The Prophet Muhammad: Islam and the Divine Message , the third book in our World of Islam series.
Dr. Farhad Daftary presents for the first time the illustrated biographies of all the 49 Ismaili imams in a series of concise narratives recounting their lives and actions, and through them the Ismaili community’s history and heritage. Find out more.
A Selection of Our Publications is Now Available in eBook Formats
We are delighted to launch a selection of free ebooks, which can now be read online or downloaded. Watch this space for new additions!

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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