Registration is open for the Third International Ismaili Studies Conference: Histories, Philosophies and Communities convened by Dr. Khalil Andani (Assistant Professor of Religion, Augustana College) and Dr. Ahab Bdaiwi (University Lecturer Arabic & Medieval Philosophy & Late Antique Intellectual History, Leiden University) of the Leiden University Shii Studies Initiative.
This year, #ISC2021 will be held virtually on Zoom from Friday, August 6 to Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Register for free at bit.ly/ismailistudiesconference
This year’s ISC includes:
* Keynote Address by Prof. Karim H. Karim on Friday, August 6 at 1:00pm (EST).
* Scholarly panels on Ismaili history and historiography, esoteric exegesis, devotional literature, contemporary Ismaili theological reflection, and modern Ismaili leadership, identity, and religiosity.
* The announcement of the (inaugural) 2021 Karim and Rosemin Karim Prize.
* A concluding Scholars Roundtable featuring senior scholars of Ismaili Studies.
Speakers include: Paul Walker, Ismail Poonawala, Ali Asani, David Hollenberg, Tazim Kassam, Mushegh Asatryan, Karim H. Karim, Shin Nomoto and many more.
View full program: 2021 Ismaili Studies Conference