Afghanistan News

Testimony Afghansitan - 9th February 2014

Feedback from Alumni, Mr Sher Ali, UMISAA Graduate

After graduation, I am working on Khadim Ali's project that some of his miniature paintings come on the carpets, weaven in Afghani style. I used to weave.....

News Kabul, Afghanistan - 22nd September 2013

Contemporary Art Performance by former students of The UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asian Art (UMISAA, BNU,Lahore)

I thought you might be interested in our girls Kubra and Masooma's activities in Kabul! Please read the press report! These young women are certainly going to change things..

News Sharnoff's Global Views, Afghansitan - 4th June 2013

An Interview with South Asia Foundation-Afghanistan, Secretary

Afghanistan’s history and culture are profoundly interwoven with South Asia. When the Taliban destroyed the colossal fifth-century Bamiyan Buddha’s and other priceless Afghan art, the South Asia Foundation (SAF) pledged to protect Afghanistan’s cultural heritage...

In the media The Kabul Times, Kabul, Afghanistan - 25th May 2013

The Kabul Times:- Prof. Omara Khan Masoudi, Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters

Dr. Omara Khan Masoudi, General Director of National Museum received the honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters in 181st commencement Exercises of New York University which was held on Wednesday 22of May, 2013 at Yankee Stadium of New York city....

News New York, USA - 23rd May 2013

Prof. Omara Khan Masoudi, SAF-Afghanistan, Vice- Chair, awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by New York University

New York University Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) presents: "Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage: A Conference in Honor of Prof. Omara Khan Masoudi"..