Shah Hussain​

Collections Librarian​



T: 020 7756 2716



Shah Hussain holds the position of Librarian at the Aga Khan Library, London. He is a qualified librarian with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the London Metropolitan University. Shah’s current responsibilities include collection development, reference assistance and library liaison. He is also working on compiling an annotated bibliography of literature on the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Shah is a graduate of the Institute of Ismaili Studies’ Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities. He also holds two further M​aster’s degrees in Social Anthropology and in International Relations from SOAS University of London and from the University of Peshawar, Pakistan, respectively. Prior to his current position, Shah worked in many other capacities and undertook ​many projects in the Library. In his role as Keeper of the Special Collections at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, he has​ initiated and managed a number of projects including microfilming and cataloguing of the Library’s manuscripts.