Videos & Photos

Elected to the Eurasian Academy and honoured with the prestigious Eurasian Legend Award

Elected to the Eurasian Academy and honoured with the prestigious Eurasian Legend Award

May 17, 2019

As Honorary Fellow of SOAS, Professor Khalili presides over the SOAS Graduation Ceremony, giving the opening address to the class of 2018

As Honorary Fellow of SOAS, Professor Khalili presides over the SOAS Graduation Ceremony, giving the opening address to the class of 2018

July 26, 2018

Opening “Faith in the Commonwealth” and “Peace at the Crease” cricket cup match between the Vatican IX and Commonwealth Interfaith XI at Lords in the presence of The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General & The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Opening “Faith in the Commonwealth” and “Peace at the Crease” cricket cup match between the Vatican IX and Commonwealth Interfaith XI at Lords in the presence of The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General & The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

July 6, 2018

Professor Khalili delivers keynote speech as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador at the Arab-Mediterranean Cultural Conference in Palermo, Sicily

Professor Khalili delivers keynote speech as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador at the Arab-Mediterranean Cultural Conference in Palermo, Sicily

June 27, 2018

Member of the Honorary Board at the INTERPOL Foundation

Member of the Honorary Board at the INTERPOL Foundation

April 13, 2018

National Treasures – The Art Of Collecting

National Treasures – The Art Of Collecting

February 21, 2018

Professor David Khalili lectures at SOAS on the preservation of history through art collecting

Professor David Khalili lectures at SOAS on the preservation of history through art collecting

December 7, 2016

Officier in the Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur

Officier in the Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur

April 15, 2016

Receiving Honorary Doctor from Franklin University Lugano 2015

Receiving Honorary Doctor from Franklin University Lugano 2015

November 20, 2015

Official Opening of Hajj, The Pilgrimage to Mecca

Official Opening of Hajj, The Pilgrimage to Mecca

April 22, 2014

An audience with the His Holiness Pope Francis

An audience with the His Holiness Pope Francis

December 1, 2013

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

April 1, 2013

Queens College Commencement

Queens College Commencement

February 1, 2013

Hajj Journey to the heart of Islam

Hajj Journey to the heart of Islam

January 1, 2012

Metal Magic Exhibition

Metal Magic Exhibition

November 8, 2011

Passion for Perfection Exhibition Opening

Passion for Perfection Exhibition Opening

December 11, 2010

My Hermitage – Prof Mikhail Piotrovsky director of the state hermitage museum talks about the Enamel of the World Exhibition

My Hermitage – Prof Mikhail Piotrovsky director of the state hermitage museum talks about the Enamel of the World Exhibition

December 8, 2009

Enamel OF The world Exhibition

Enamel OF The world Exhibition

December 8, 2009

Investiture – Knight commander of Saint Sylvester – April 2009

Investiture – Knight commander of Saint Sylvester – April 2009

April 1, 2009

Windows on the East – From Isfahan to London

Windows on the East – From Isfahan to London

January 1, 2009

Opening of Art of Islam Exhibition Abu Dhabi

Opening of Art of Islam Exhibition Abu Dhabi

January 22, 2008

Enamel of The World Book Launch

Enamel of The World Book Launch

January 1, 2008

Muse Bloomberg – Arts and Culture

Muse Bloomberg – Arts and Culture

October 1, 2006

Honorary Doctor from the University of the Arts

Honorary Doctor from the University of the Arts

February 9, 2005

Launch of The Timeline History of Islamic art and Architecture

Launch of The Timeline History of Islamic art and Architecture

February 1, 2005

Design 360 – CNN

Design 360 – CNN

January 1, 2005

Somerset House Exhibition – Private Tour with President Clinton

Somerset House Exhibition – Private Tour with President Clinton

July 12, 2004

An audience with the Late Pope John Paul II

An audience with the Late Pope John Paul II

January 1, 2004

Boston University Commencement

Boston University Commencement

May 18, 2003

Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Francis I (KCFO)

Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Francis I (KCFO)

February 1, 2003

House of Peace

House of Peace

February 9, 1998

Nour Palace, 18 – 19 Kensington Palace Gardens

Nour Palace, 18 – 19 Kensington Palace Gardens

February 1, 1997

Nour Palace, 18 – 19 Kensington Palace Gardens – House Tour

Nour Palace, 18 – 19 Kensington Palace Gardens – House Tour

February 1, 1997

Israel Museum, Jerusalem – “Empire of the Sultans”

Israel Museum, Jerusalem – “Empire of the Sultans”

January 1, 1996

Treasures Of Imperial Japan exhibition at the national museum of Wales

Treasures Of Imperial Japan exhibition at the national museum of Wales

October 25, 1994