The aim of this two-day workshop that brings together some of the foremost scholars in their fields is not to align itself with any given school or approach, but simply to investigate the complex interplay of scriptures with the esoteric intellectual cultures and spiritualities that they shape.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s engagement with Muslims, the Qur’an and Islam stretches back over several millennia.
This work has benefited from a wide body of literature concerning spaces of worship in Islam, and Muslim communities and architecture more broadly.
To mark the advancement of Ismaili studies in the Russian Federation, an exhibition in memory of the great Russian scholar of modern Ismaili studies, Wladimir A. Ivanow, was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 11 October 2019.
This first-person article adds additional context to the journey Rizwan Mawani, author of Beyond the Mosque, undertook to better understand the diversity of traditions and practices across 16 different countries.