The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Tasneem Jamal: Uganda's Asian Exiles

The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Tasneem Jamal: Uganda’s Asian Exiles

In 1972, Dictator Idi Amin expelled tens of thousands of South Asians from Uganda, many of whom had lived in the country for generations. Author Tasneem Jamal’s family was among those expelled. Her family fled to Canada along with thousands of others, an experience she chronicles in her novel “Where the Air is Sweet.” This…

CBC Exclusive - Inside the Aga Khan Museum

CBC Exclusive Video: Inside the Aga Khan Museum

An inside peek of the new Aga Khan Museum Click the image to view the video Earlier and Everything related to the Aga Khan Museum on Ismailimail Accelerate your Awareness – Explore, Discover and Learn more on the Toronto Trio: Ismaili Centres Series (Perspectives on matters of Soul and Spirit): Constellations | Ismaili Centres: Architecture, Design and a Video Montage…

Ali Asani: Understanding Islam and Muslims Beyond the Headlines

Ali Asani: Understanding Islam and Muslims Beyond the Headlines

“God is beautiful and loves beauty,” said the Prophet Muhammad. Harvard’s Ali Asani explores various artistic and literary forms to open the sacred, complex, and culturally diverse worlds of Islam. “The arts help to humanize cultures where political discourse based on nationalist ideologies tend to dehumanize,” Asani says. This event took place October 29, 2013…

Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer Aga Khan Foundation: Heterogeneity in the Classroom

Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer Aga Khan Foundation: Heterogeneity in the Classroom

Dr. Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation, presented the lecture “Heterogeneity in the Classroom: a Systematic Approach to Liberating Teachers in Developing Countries”. Joshua Muskin is Senior Education Program Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland. Over his almost 30 year career, Dr. Muskin has designed, implemented, supported technically…

Houston's Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion

Houston’s Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion

2009 Video of a panel interview consisting of three women of the Ismaili Muslim faith (Shaida Adatie, Fatima Mawji, and Rishma Visram Mohamed) and one moderator (B. Jill Carroll). The panelists take questions from the moderator, including questions about the current Muslim leader, tradition and roles of women in Islam, Muslim groups that oppose education…

UNICEF, Open Society Foundations in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Television Show Advances Childhood Development in Kyrgyzstan

UNICEF, Open Society Foundations in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Television Show Advances Childhood Development in Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, where only 12 percent of children have access to early childhood education, an animated TV series Keremet Koch (Magic Journey), supported by UNICEF, the Open Society Foundations, and the Aga Khan Foundation is watched by over 95 percent of young children and their families. Developed entirely within the country and with local talent,…