We are greatly saddened by the passing of Iradj Bagherzade on 8th January 2023 in London. Born in Vienna, Iradj studied for a degree in law at Oxford University, though he never practised as a lawyer. Instead, his monumental and impactful career in publishing began with Time-Life. After years [...]
An evening with celebrated photographer Peter Sanders as he talks about his experiences travelling throughout the Islamic world.Join Peter Sanders for a journey through Islamic lands, a voyage that influenced not only his photography but also his system of belief. Peter's photography is truly breathtaking, and it brings the beauty [...]
The Alternative Museum of The Sudan is Amado’s first solo exhibition at Sulger Buel Gallery. It traces the findings of his five-year research into the buried histories of the people of the Sudan who were badly affected by colonialism and other interruptive external forces. His multimedia works revive the local stories and [...]
Grantee: Hallie Nell Swanson In summer 2019, with the support of The Barakat Trust’s Barakat Postgraduate Student & Early Career Award, I travelled to Hyderabad to take part in the “Working in an Indian Archive” Indo-Persian Summer School, a workshop focused on reading Indo-Persian manuscripts, run by the University [...]
Join us for a fascinating presentation by filmmaker Oliver Wilkins on the transformative power of storytelling to facilitate positive change within local communities of Asia and Africa. Wilkins has created projects with the British Council to encourage diverse communities in Yemen and Egypt to explore their communal identity through narratives, and has brought to the fore how such narratives can be used as tools to bolster social engagement.