The Study of Shiʿi Islam

Shiʿi Islam, with its rich and extensive history, has played a crucial role in the evolution of Islam as both a major world religion and civilisation. The prolific achievements of Shiʿi theologians, philosophers and others are testament to the spiritual and intellectual wealth of this community. Yet Shiʿi studies has unjustly remained a long-neglected field, despite the important contribution that Shiʿism has made to Islamic traditions.

IIS Hosts Book Launch Events in East Africa, Europe and North America

During the second half of 2013, authors of various IIS publications facilitated thirty-one events across various countries, including Canada, Kenya, Portugal, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Over 4,000 people attended the events, including local academics, students from leading universities, members of the Ismaili community, and others.

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