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 Head of the IIIS Meets with Students

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

On the 14th of April, 2014, the Head of the IIIS held a friendly meeting with the students and staff members. During this meeting, one of the students first began with praising the Household of the Prophet (SA) and recited poems in their greatness. Then the Principal of the Institute presented a report of the [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]