Engage with historic philosophies, contemporary ideas, and centuries of vibrant cross-cultural exchange through videos of our popular lectures and symposia.

Since opening in 2014, the Aga Khan Museum has presented exhibitions and programming that engage with the diversity of Muslim civilizations. The Museum is proud to continue this engagement by presenting videos of our popular lectures, conferences, and symposia online for all to enjoy — offering a glimpse into the creativity and intellect of artists and scholars worldwide, and highlighting the active role of discussion in cross-cultural exchange.


Lecture Series: Islam and Muslims in the 21st Century

Our 2016 lecture series tackles the theme “Islam and Muslims in the 21st Century.” Featuring scholars and journalists who are leading thought-provoking conversations about Muslims and Islam today, the series addresses questions of identity and belonging, youth and integration, and immigration and settlement.

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Lecture Series: Syria: A Living History

Opened on October 15, 2016, the world-premiere exhibition Syria: A Living History offers worlds of discovery into the marvellous arts and culture of past and present-day Syria. Through a wide variety of on-stage programming ranging from an Annual Symposium to performances by Syrian-born artists and musicians, our related programming continues the conversations about Syria's rich history and multicultural legacy.