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Visit to the Aga Khan Library [TG2v/Aga Khan]


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Aga Khan Library
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street, London, N1C 4DN

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*Registration for this visit has now closed*

The Aga Khan Library holds a scholarly research collection of more than 54,000 modern print titles and more than 5,000 rare books with a primary focus on Islam and Muslim societies. We also house archives, photographs, maps and artworks produced all over the Muslim world over a period of more than five centuries. In addition, the Ismaili Special Collections Unit is home to around 3000 rare and distinctive manuscripts in a variety of languages including Arabic, Persian and Indic languages. The collections at the Aga Khan Library and the Ismaili Special Collections Unit support research and teaching activities at The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) and The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC).

The visit will include:

– A tour of the Aga Khan Centre (including gardens)

– Aga Khan Centre Gallery (Quran exhibition)

– Aga Khan Library tour & Ismaili Special Collections’ display

– Tea & Coffee, networking


Bookings for visits are free of charge but are open to members of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries only.

*Registration for this visit has now closed*

If subsequent to booking a place on a cpd25 visit you find that you are unable to attend, we ask that you let us know this as soon as possible. Cancellations received less than three working days before the event will be charged a £15 cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, £25 will be charged.

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