April 2014

The Focolare Activists at the Institute

By | April 13th, 2014|All, Cooperations, Guests, News|

The Catholic Church and Interfaith Dialogue Workshop with an Introduction to the Focolare Movement On Tuesday, April 8th 2014, the IIIS held a workshop with the presence of leading figures of the Focolare Movement from Italy. During this four hour workshop held in two sessions and benefited from the presence of the Head of the IIIS; [...]

March 2014

Finnish Delegation at the Institute

By | March 22nd, 2014|All, News, Visits|

A Finnish delegation visited the International Institute for Islamic Studies (IIIS) on March 22nd, 2014. In that meeting, first the IIIS's deputy of research, H. I. Mohaddes introduced the IIIS and its academic activities and then Finnish guests asked their questions regarding academic activities carried out in the IIIS and in the seminary of Qom and raised some discussions regarding [...]

Peace Workshop with Participation of The Mennonites

By | March 16th, 2014|All, Cooperations, News|

On January 22nd  2014, the IIIS held a workshop for 5 days with the participation of professors and instructors from the National Canadian University, the East Mennonite University and the Board of Mennonites. During their visit, several workshops were held with the topic of peace studies. Also, two courses were taught by members of the Board and [...]

The Commonalities and Differences of Religions

By | March 12th, 2014|All, News, Weekly Lectures|

This week’s English lecture was held on February 8th, 2014, at the Dar al-Telawah hall situated at the Holy Shrine of Lady Masoumah. This week’s lecturer was H. I. Dua Goo. H. I. Dua Goo began with explaining the topic of his talk by posing the following question: “What is the reason behind the difference [...]

February 2014

The officials of IIIS meet with students active in international affairs

By | February 7th, 2014|All, News|

On Sunday, the 26th of February 2014, an informal meeting was held between the Head of the IIIS and the students that are active in international affairs. The students each presented a report of their activities and H. I. Shomali explained his viewpoints as to how these activities can be enhanced and bettered in the [...]

A Catholic-Shia Engagement

By | February 2nd, 2014|All, Books, Publications|

A Catholic-Shi'a Engagement: v. 2: Faith and Reason in Theory and Practice Edited by Anthony O’Mahony, Wulstan Peterburs and Mohammad Ali Shomali For a number of years, a tradition of dialogue has been established between Ampleforth Abbey, the Heythrop Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue, University of London, and the Imam Khomeini Education and Research [...]

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The IIIS Student’s Attendance in the International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World

By | February 1st, 2014|All, News|

On the 3rd of January 2014, Muhammad Sadiq Amin Din, a MA student at the IIIS, took part in the "Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World" in Athens, Greece. In this conference, which benefited from the presence of many teachers, instructors, professors and intellectuals from around the world, he presented an article [...]

The Role of Intellect and Its Practical Results in Shia School of Thought

By | February 1st, 2014|All, News, Weekly Lectures|

This week’s lecture was delivered by H. I. Doagoo in Dar al-Tilawah, Shrine of Lady Masoumah(S.A) on the 1st of February, 2014. In his speech, H. I. Doagoo described rationality as one of the most important characteristics of Shi’ism and underlined its importance by referring to verses of Quran and related narrations. To illustrate this [...]

December 2013

Weekly Lecture 2013/12/14 by H. I. Mohammadi

By | December 14th, 2013|All, News, Weekly Lectures|

The Followers of the Twelfth Imam During His Occultation by H. I. Muhammadi On 17th of Decembe2013r, the weekly lecture was delivered by H. I. Muhammadi  in Dar al-Tilawah, the holy shrine of Lady Ma'soumah . In this lecture, H. I. Muhammadi explained about verse 54 of surah Ma'idah and expounded on the point that the followers of [...]

Ambassador of Finland at the Institute

By | December 2nd, 2013|All, Guests, News|

Mr. Harri Kämäräinen, the Ambassador of Finland in Tehran had a friendly meeting with the management board of the International Institute for Islamic Studies. At the meeting, the issues of both sides' common interest were discussed and the Ambassador suggested for holding interfaith dialogue between Shia of Iran and Christians of Finland.

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