IAIS News from 2011

Blue of every hue

The compelling story of indigo, the world’s oldest, most magical and best-loved dye has been brought to life by an Honorary Research Fellow from the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies. 

Expert in Arabic Studies honoured by British Academy

Professor Dionisius A Agius of the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

Exeter academic contributes to new TV series on Islam

A University of Exeter academic, who is an expert on Islam, has contributed to the new television series ‘The Life of Muhammad’ currently being broadcast on BBC Two.

Fifth Annual University of Exeter Gulf Alumni Dinner

The event was hosted by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Sharjah, at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies, in Sharjah, on 31 March 2011.

Centre for the Study of Islam opens at IAIS

28 January 2011

The Centre for the Study of Islam (CSI) brings together researchers in areas related to Islam, its religion and culture, and will create a forum for doctoral and post-doctoral research exchange.

Ancient art forms shine light on religion

Two artists from England and Morocco apply the ancient beauty of mosaic and calligraphy in a new exhibition that explores life and religion.