​Research Themes and Projects


research-themes-and-projects.jpg Professor Stephen Lyon and Dr Jeff Tan​ with their research partners at Karakorum International University, Gilgit, Pakistan, 2020​.

​​​AKU-ISMC is an academic research institute ​with faculty engaging in both social science and humanist research within a variety of subjects such as history, archaeology, anthropology, comparative law, literature, religious studies, economy, political science and development studies.  ​

​Here at AKU-ISMC, we carry out excellent research on contemporary and historical aspects of Muslim societies. Every member of our teaching team is research active and brings that research into their interactions with their teaching. 

​​​​​AKU-ISMC has several projects currently running in the areas of digital humanities, water management, archaeology, governance and popular culture and Islam.  

Research Office

ismc.research@aku.edu​​​​​