Aga Khan Library digitises special collections of Islamic manuscripts and rare books — IIS UK

The Aga Khan Library, London, in collaboration with Bloomsbury Publishing has launched a Digital Collections website, showcasing manuscripts, artworks, rare books, out-of-print publications, photographs, and maps which have been produced in different periods and areas of the Muslim world. As the custodian of several research collections and the personal archive of the late Professor Mohammed…

UK: An insight into the lives of new Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) students

In September 2019, 40 new students joined The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) for post-graduate study, arriving from Canada, India, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and the USA. They have embarked on a journey that will expand their horizons, create lifelong friendships, and become part of a global network of alumni that share the unique experience of…

London, UK: Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art — The British Museum | See also Aga Khan Museum and the Aga Khan Centre

Charting the fascinating history of cultural and artistic interactions between East and West, this exhibition explores the impact the Islamic world has had on Western art for centuries. Artistic exchange between East and West has a long and intertwined history, and the exhibition picks these stories up from the 15th century, following cultural interactions that…

Space Camp 2019: Launching into orbit — By Noureen Lakhani, Aisha Ali

In an effort to better understand the mysteries of the cosmos, and taking-off into its second year, Space Camp — an initiative of the Aga Khan Education Board (UK) — took 32 young participants from across the UK on an unforgettable space mission. Building on the success of the inaugural Space Camp in 2018, this…