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Professor Ali Asani, who teaches on the GPISH programme and is a member of the IIS’s Board of Governors, has been awarded the Harvard University 2021 Alpha Iota Prize for Excellence in Teaching.


Professor Nacim Pak-Shiraz, who was appointed alongside five other leading figures in arts, business and culture, also serves on the IIS’s Board of Governors.  


Zulfiqar Khimani has recently been promoted to Educational Programmes Manager in the Department of Community Relations. Here he talks about his new role and his plans for the unit.


The IIS Student Recognition Awards were held at the Aga Khaninfo-icon Centre on July 29th, with students, faculty and staff attending.


In this interview, second-year GPISH student Nabila Walji talks about her first exhibition, UnBelonging in my Fatherland, and how GPISH has helped her practice develop.


Through his detailed analysis, the book offers insight into the formation of one of the earliest religious traditions in Islamic history as well as the nature of the community in which texts were produced and circulated.


Dr Otambek Mastibekov, Manuscript Researcher and Cataloguer in the Ismaili Special Collections Unit, set up Maktab-i Madḥiya-khānī in Tajikistan in 2011.