• “Dialogue or Clash of Civilisations” - Farhang Jahanpour, Scholar and International Media Commentator on Iranian Affairs, Thursday January 31, 2002 3:00 pm

  • “An Overview of Fatimid Coinage” - Norman D NicolSamir Shamma, Visiting Fellow in Islamic Numismatics and Epigraphy, St Cross College, Oxford, Thursday February 21, 2002 3:00 pm

  • “Ismailis at the Samanid Court - A New Source” - Luke Treadwell, University Lecturer in Islamic Numismatics and Assistant Keeper, Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Thursday February 21, 2002 4:00 pm

    “Abjad: An Introduction to the Science of Arabic Numerology” - Robert Darr, Executive Director, Afghan Cultural Assistance Foundation, Thursday March 28, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Abu’l-Fazl Bayhaqi’s Tarikh-i Mas‘udi, its Nature and its Structure, and the Problems Facing its Modern Translator” - C E Bosworth, Emeritus Professor of Arabic Studies, University of Manchester, Thursday April 25, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Mamluk Literary Life” - Robert Irwin, Senior Research Associate, History Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thursday May 2, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Exploring Ismaili and other Religious Identities in South Asia”Dominique-Sila KhanAssociate Fellow of the Institute of Rajasthan Studies, JaipurFriday June 7, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Religion and Politics in Early Islamic Coins” Robert Hillenbrand, Department of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh, Thursday June 13, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Afghanistan Under the Taliban and After” - Sergei Andreyev, Visiting Research Fellow, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, Thursday July 4, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Charismatic Islam Facing Challenges in Modern South Asia: Perspectives in the Sindhi Area” - Michel Boivin, Associate Professor, Centre for Indian and South Asia Studies, University of Paris, Thursday August 22, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Early Ismaili Cosmology and its Roots in Jewish-Christian Traditions” - François de Blois, Professor, Asien-Afrika-Instit, University of Hamburg, Thursday September 19, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Al-Ghazali and the Rational Soul: Constructing a Sufi Metaphysic” - Karim D. CrowProfessor of Islamic Thought and Experience, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Thursday September 26, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Two Ismaili Personal Horoscopes”Sergei TourkinProfessor, Institute of Oriental Studies, St Persburg, Russia, Thursday October 17, 2002 3:00 pm

    “Russia and Islam (with particular reference to the Caucasus and Central Asia” - Mikhail Roshchin, Senior Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russia, Thursday November 28, 2002 12:00 pm