• “Prophecy, Imamate and Sapiential Rule in the Ikhwan al-Safa’” - Carmela Baffioni, Full Professor of History of Muslim Philosophy at the Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Faculty of Studi arabo-islamici e del Mediterraneo, Thursday February 23, 2006 3:00 pm
    “Islamic Democracy: A Valid Concept or an Oxymoron?” - Ali Paya, Visiting Professor at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminister, Tuesday March 28, 2006 3:00 pm
    “Crimes against Public Virtue: Theory and Practice in the Prosecution of Moral Offenders in Iran” - Anna Enayat, St Anthony's College, University of Oxford, Tuesday April 25, 2006 3:00 pm
    “Avicenna of Badakhshan: Mubarak-i Wakhani (1839 - 1903) and the Ismai‘li Tradition of the Peoples of the Pamir Mountains” - Dr Abdulmamad Iloliev, University of Cambridge and the Department of Education, IIS, Tuesday May 30, 2006 3:00 pm
    “The Many Faces of Political Islam” - Professor Mohammed Ayoob, University Distinguished Professor of International Relations, James Madison College and the Department of Political Science,, Michigan State University, Thursday July 4, 2006 4:00 pm
    “An Examination of the Extent and Authority of the Book of ‘Ali”
    Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour
    Director of Islamic Studies, Islamic College for Advanced Studies, London
    Tuesday September 26, 2006 3:00 pm
    “The ‘Alid Genealogies and the Creation of a Holy Family”- Teresa Bernheimer, Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Oriental Institute, Oxford UK, Thursday October19, 2006 3:00 pm
    “Mongol Army and Armenian Food Against Isma‘ili Strongholds”, Ms Dashdondog Bayarsaikhan, DPhil Candidate, Department of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, Thursday, November 16, 2006 3:00 pm