Delegation from the Institute of Oriental Studies in Moscow visits Institute of Ismaili Studies

A three-member delegation from the Moscow-based Institute of Oriental Studies (IOS), visited the IIS on 28 February 2008 to explore possible areas of collaboration between the two institutions. The delegation comprised the Director of IOS, Professor Rastislav Rybakov, their Academic Coordinator, Dr. Nadejda Yemeliyanova, and Mr. Davlat Khudonazarov, who is a Research Fellow at the IOS.

The trip aimed at crystallising some ideas to chart out a future course of action to strengthen the collaboration based on shared intellectual interests. Professor Rybakov, who is also the Rector of Oriental University Moscow, expressed a need to have a framework of partnership by listing the steps for widening the research Russian Orientalists have conducted on the Ismailis of Central Asia.

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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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