Introduction of the World Center for Shiite Studies

The World Center for Shiite Studies

Introduction of the World Center for Shiite Studies

In the age of information and communication, when the ground is ready for inter-religious dialogues, the World Center for Shiite Studies has been established to promote and introduce Shia culture and teachings into the world. The World Center for Shiite Studies is a non-governmental center that was established in 2000 with the support and efforts of a group of seminary and university professors, to make a field of interaction with other religions, and to protect and promote Shia school of thought. This center is independent, non-governmental, non-profit, and in line with the Shia Maraji’ of Taqlid.

Some achievements of the World Center for Shiite Studies

The successive efforts of the respected members of the World Center for Shiite Studies have made important achievements, some of which are mentioned:

  • Conducting Shia studies courses and producing videos, CDs and software from the courses and the lessons
  • Setting up websites containing more than 5,000 related books and more than 10,000 specialized articles
  • Answering to over 14,500 questions and misconceptions
  • Numerous efforts and sessions to establish the field of Shia studies in scientific societies and universities
  • Conducting several conferences and specialized meetings of Shia studies, including the series of conferences of Imam Ali (as), Ghadir National Congress, Islamic Awakening, etc.
  • Establishing a specialized library of Shia studies with more than 10000 books
  • Compiled and published more than 110 books and scientific works
  • Scientific and cultural interaction with international centers and Shiite institutions

Some of the ongoing programs of the World Center for Shiite Studies

  • Organizing scientific meetings and congresses, especially the international conference of Shia studies
  • Publication of specialized books in different fields of Shia studies
  • Various scientific and specialized research projects in the field of Shia studies

 

Home page

Home page

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.