Hussaini Centre For Research
The Hussaini Centre for Research was established in London in 1993 (1414 H), Dr. Mohammad Sadiq Mohammad Al-Karbassi used his home as the first base, and foundation for research as his office. There he welcomed many men of thought and culture, politicians and journalists to his home. The centre then relocated to its new and current location in 2003.
The centre now consists of a hall for general meetings, with rooms for studying, researching and translating texts. The centre now receives many students looking to use its growing private library, which now contains over 25,000 titles, specializing on topics of different scholars thought’s on many sciences, which include texts and archives in many languages.
The centre stands alone when it comes to holding an entire specialized department containing handwritten and rare documents on different scientific and philosophical topics; the documents in this specialized department hold important historical and scientific value, some being hundreds of years old.
The centre continuously receives awards and nominations on topics varying from science to academic studies. The centre has also been the recipient of highly regarded certificates and given the approval of many researchers on the very pearls of science and knowledge, who have visited the centre on countless occasions, to dwell upon and answer many questions regarding science and the development of life.
The centre continuously tries to answer the queries of various university students and researchers, using the knowledge of Dr/researcher Mohammad Sadiq Mohammad Al-Karbassi, and the large content that the centre’s library possesses. Many university professors from around the world’s universities, notably the UK, Canada, and Germany, have requested their students to study the centre’s publications and documents.
The centre has strong relationships and works on many projects regarding science and culture with other global establishments, universities and collages; including relations with academic professors and lecturers in: Algeria, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, Cyprus, France, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Norway, Palestine, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and many other countries.
The most notable work of the Hussaini Centre for Research would be the production of the Hussaini Encyclopedia itself, which consists of more than 700 hand written books (drafts) and over 80 books published so far. The encyclopedia it self is mainly about Imam Hussain (Peace Be Upon Him), as anything connected to Imam Hussain is also mentioned and written about in this great encyclopedia.