April 2015

Vatican Ambassador at the Institute

By | April 11th, 2015|Academic News, All, Cooperations, News|

On April 11 2015, IIIS was host to Archbishop Leo Boccardi Ambassador of Vatican to Iran, the President of Lateranense University Most Rev. Enrico dal Covolo S.D.B., and Professor Carlo G. Cheretti head of the Cultural Office of the Italian Embassy. The meeting discussed academic and religious similarities and common interests. Issues such as student-exchange [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Focolare Christian Interfaith Dialogue Workshop

By | April 16th, 2014|All, Cooperations, Guests, News|

A Workshop on “The Christian Focolare Interfaith Dialogue and the Development of the Loppiano Movement” was held on April 9th, 2014 at the IIIS. At the beginning of the meeting, a video about the history of the Focolare Movement was displayed and afterwards, Ms. Soon Young Lee explained the history of interfaith dialogue between the Focolare Movement [...]

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

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 [...]

February 2014

Peace Studies Event

By | February 20th, 2014|Cooperations, News|

The IIIS is holding a compact course in the field of peace studies. This course will enjoy the presence of Dr. Harry J. Huebner and a number of the faculty members of the MCC and the EMU.   Time: Thursday and Friday, 20th and 21st of February 2014   Opening Session: This course will begin [...]

November 2013

Interfaith Dialogue from the Catholic Viewpoint

By | November 18th, 2013|Cooperations, Guests, News|

At the beginning of this meeting, which was held on the topic of "Interfaith Dialogue from the Catholic Viewpoint", the head of the IIIS introduced Dr. Felix J. Phiri and thanked him for accepting the invitation of the institute. Dr. Felix J. Phiri accepted the invitation of the IIIS in order to present a workshop [...]

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Shia and Catholic interfaith dialogue in Italy

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

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