The prophet has a major metaphysical function. This is a fundamental thesis of Avicenna’s prophetology, and one of the main theses that will be explored in this lecture.
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.
In this personal piece, Russell Harris, who helped to plan "Wladimir Ivanow and Modern Ismaili Studies”, reflects on the challenges and joys of bringing the scholar and his work back to life.
As well as Dr Reza Shah-Kazemi's talk, the inaugural keynote address will be given by the Dalai Lama.