Welcome to AKPIA@MIT

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (AKPIA@MIT) is an academic program part of the MIT Department of Architecture.  The program offers degree courses and sponsors public lectures and conferences at MIT. In addition the program offers travel grants for MIT students, as well as postdoctoral fellowships with residence at MIT.

Tenure-track faculty position in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) in the Department of Architecture

Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure): The Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) in the Department of Architecture. The position is supported by a generous gift from the Aga Khan as part of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) at MIT. Full description and application instructions here.

FALL 2021 VIRTUAL LECTURES

October 4 at 6 pm
Spaceship in the Desert
Gökçe Günel
Assistant Professor in Anthropology
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Rice University
Please register here
 
November 15 at 6 pm
Fischer von Erlach to Banister Fletcher: Writing Islam into the World’s Architectural History
Sussan Babaie
Professor of Islamic and Iranian Art and Architecture
The Courtauld Institute of Art
University of London

Please register here
LOOK THOUGH OUR LECTURE HISTORY AND RECORDINGS
Pictures of the AKPIA Virtual Reunions
Introducing the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Media CatalogueThe new catalogue contains links to AKTC resources, which are available to download or consult online. These resources include, films, images, educational lectures and presentations, journals, brochures, and publications, for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Aga Khan Music Programme, Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, Education Programme, Aga Khan Programme for Islamic Architecture and Aga Khan Museum.