Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

​​Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

Based in London, Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations aims to strengthen research and teaching about the heritage of Muslim societies, with specific attention to the challenges these societies face in contemporary settings.

The Institute seeks to provide a multifaceted approach to the study of Muslim peoples through a framework of world cultures, the humanities and social sciences. This approach is reflected in a Master’s programme and short courses and through research and publications.​

Dr Spellman Poots talks about the Gender Roles and Relations course


​ISMC Governance Project workshop: The Governance of Water Resources: Values, Traditions and Contemporary Policies 

​ISMC’s Governance Project jointly organised a workshop on 12th March 2015 with Mohamed Ait Kadi, President of the Conseil Général du Développement Agricole, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de la Pêche Maritime, Rabat, Morocco, with a follow-up meeting at the University of Fes the following day.