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1 avril 2021

The Silk Road: A Living History, an open-air photography exhibition documenting Christopher Wilton-Steer’s journey along the historic trade route, opens in King’s Cross on April 8th.

25 mars 2021
Watch Dr Wissam Halawi (University of Lausanne) speak about the origins and later history of Druzism, which in its early development, parted from mainstream Fatimid doctrine.
17 mars 2021

The IIS’s new Board of Governors met staff and shared their early plans for the Institute on March 5th in an online town hall. 

15 mars 2021

Second-year students on the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) presented their MA dissertation research proposals on March 2nd.

To understand the formation of Twelver Shiʿism, we must understand the ways in which the authority of the traditional four agents and other community leaders was contested.

11 mars 2021

In the first of a new series of student blogs, final-year STEP student Attiya Nathoo shares the top three lessons she's learned during her time at the IIS.