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.
A first-hand personal account of Beyond the Mosque's authour, Rizwan Mawani and his amazing journey among the diversity of traditions and practices across 16 different countries.
The Mughal dynasty is renowned for its great architecture and patronage of the arts. Perhaps more than any other Islamic dynasty, the Mughals made their passion for the arts and its aesthetic principles, a central part of their identity.