Qur'anic Studies Workshops and Conferences

Qur'anic Studies Seminars and Lectures

  • The Emergence of Islam in Late Antiquity: Allah and His People, Professor Aziz al-Azmeh , Central European University, Budapest - IIS 2014
  • Mulla Sadra on the Link Between Scripture and Idolatry, Professor Mohammed Rustom, Carleton University, Canada - IIS 2012
  • Surviving the Fall of Granada: The Qur’an among Muslims in 16th Century Spain, Dr Nuria Martinez de Castilla - IIS 2012
  • The Meaning of the Word: Lexicology and Tafsir Lecture Series, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, Autumn 2010-Spring 2011. More
  • 'Shi‘i Tafsir Classification and Sultan‘alishah’s Bayan al-Sa‘ada', Alessandro Cancian, Foundation for the Dialogue Among Civilizations, Geneva, May 2010. More
  • 'Pragmatic Aspects of the Religious Text:The San‘a’ Qur’an Palimpsest', Asma Hilali, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, May 2010. More
  • '‘A Calf, A Body that Lows?’ Untangling the Threads of Bible, Qur’an, Midrash, and Tafsir', Michael Pregill, Elon College, North Carolina, May 2010
  • 'The Qur’an: Esoteric Interpretations in Ismaili and Ithna‘ashari Thought', M. K. Shaker, Director, Qur’anic Studies, Qom University and Visiting Scholar, University of Wales, Lampeter, June 2003
  • 'Reading, Writing and Religion: The Evolution of Arabic Calligraphy', Mustafa Ja‘far, Historian and practising calligrapher, March 2003
  • 'Rethinking Qur’anic Studies', Mohammed Arkoun, Senior Research Fellow and Governor, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, October 2002