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December 2014

Australian Students at the Institute

By | December 30th, 2014|Cooperations, Guests, Lectures, News, Visits|

On December 30 2014, IIIS was host to a group of students from Australia, who had come for a visit to Iran and the Shrines. Dr. Shomali welcomed them and after introducing the institute, delivered a lecture on Lady Masuma (s) whose shrine is in Qom. Dr. Shomali started by explaining the verse 34 of [...]

Teachers from London at the Institute

By | December 12th, 2014|Cooperations, Guests, Lectures, News, Visits|

Title: Meeting with Teachers from London - Light On December 12, 2014, the IIIS was honored to host a group of teachers from London. Hujjat al-Islam Dr. Shomali lectured about “light” in the Qur’an. His reference was to verse 35 of Surah Nur (light):   اللَّهُ نُورُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ مَثَلُ نُورِهِ كَمِشْكَاةٍ فِيهَا مِصْبَاحٌ الْمِصْبَاحُ [...]

November 2014

Free Dialogue with Dutch Guests about Islam

By | November 18th, 2014|Guests, News, Visits|

On Tuesday 18th of November 2014, IIIS hosted a group of visitors from the Netherlands to be introduced to the institute, and Islam. After introducing the institute, H. I. Mohaddes pointed out to what he called three important aspects of Shia Islam: Intellect, that there should be no conflict between faith and intellect, Comprehensiveness of [...]

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October 2014

Father Eduardo and Brother Joseph at the Institute

By | October 8th, 2014|Guests, News, Visits|

The meeting regarding Shia and Catholic dialogue led by Dr. Shomali was held with Father Eduardo and Brother Joseph at the presence of representatives from the Seminary of Qom. Father Eduardo and Brother Joseph expressed their gratitude for the hospitality of the institute and the two parties proceeded their conversation. Father Eduardo began by mentioning [...]

June 2014

Meeting on Supreme Leader’s Fatwa on Nuclear Weapons

By | June 3rd, 2014|Guests, News, Visits|

On Tuesday, 3rd of June 2014, IIIS co-hosted a meeting with renowned writers and researchers, Gareth Porter, Sergei Markus, Katariina Simonen and, Kevin Barret. The meeting was on Ayatollah Khamenei’s fatwa regarding the usage of Nuclear Weapons. After H. I. Mohaddes’s introduction, Ayatollah Alidoost delivered his speech. First, he talked about the NPT, and its [...]

April 2014

European Project for Inter-religious Learning

By | April 20th, 2014|Cooperations, Guests, News, Visits|

On Tuesday, 15th of April 2014, IIIS hosted a group of a dozen female activists in interfaith dialogue to discuss various issues regarding Islam and the Islamic Republic of Iran’s policy towards different schools of religious thought. The guests were female activists mostly from Austria and Switzerland, operating for EPIL - European Project for Inter-religious [...]

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 [...]

November 2013

Visiting Ayatollah Saberi Hamedani

By | November 18th, 2013|All, News, Visits|

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Shia and Catholic interfaith dialogue in Italy

By | November 18th, 2013|All, Cooperations, News, Visits|

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Visiting Ayatollah Musavi Lari

By | November 18th, 2013|All, Visits|

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