Lessons learned, reflections, and advice from Harvard Student Leader Leila Pirbay

Lessons learned, reflections, and advice from Harvard Student Leader Leila Pirbay

Jason Ma, Contributor Forbes.com – In this article, I would like to help enlighten motivated high schoolers, college and university students, and parents by sharing some lessons learned, reflections, and advice from a dynamic college student leader. In the elite private college and university world, high achievers with notable accomplishments and experiences abound. One of…

Professor Richard N. Frye dies at 94 | Harvard Gazette

Professor Richard N. Frye dies at 94 | Harvard Gazette

Aga Khan Professor of Iranian Studies Emeritus founded Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies By Beth Giudicessi, Harvard Correspondent In the summer of 1948, Richard N. Frye was nearing the end of a postdoctoral fellowship in the Society of Fellows of Harvard University when he traveled to southern Iran, making his way by mule to…

Promoting understanding through education – Professor Ali Asani named the director of Harvard’s the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Ali Asani, professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic religion and cultures and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, has been named the director of Harvard’s the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program. Established in 2005, the program aims to foster understanding between the Islamic world and the West through scholarship, teaching,…

Teachers from around the country attend webinar on “The State of Muslims in America”

The webinar “The State of Muslims in America: Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of September 11th, 2001,” featured a presentation by Hussein Rashid of Hofstra University, welcomed participants from Miami, Washington D.C., and California among other location in the United States and beyond. The session was moderated by Outreach Center Curriculum Coordinator Anna Mudd. This…

State of Muslims in America: Online Seminar with Hussein Rashid – The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Date: September 1, 2011 – 7:00pm – 8:00pm Speaker: Dr. Hussein Rashid Join us for a presentation and discussion with scholar Hussein Rashid. As part of our programming surrounding the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11th, 2001, this webinar will explore the issues of Islamophobia with a focus on the progress and challenges that have developed…

Shenila Khoja Moolji: Ideas for journalists utilizing Harvard resources

Shenila Khoja-Moolji is a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) candidate at the Harvard Divinity School (HDS) and a lay minister for the Ismaili Muslim congregation in New York City. She graduated from Brown University in 2005 with concentrations in International Relations and Business Economics, and worked in investment banking before pursuing graduate work in Islamic…

Professor Ali Asani has been named the new Associate Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University

Professor Ali Asani has been named as the new Associate Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University beginning June 1, 2009. Prof. Asani is the Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures at Harvard with joint appointments in The Committee on the Study of Religion and Departments of…

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement

Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University 2009 – 2010 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Advanced Historical Research in Islamic Art & Architecture. The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture is pleased to invite applications for fellowships to conduct advanced historical research in Islamic art and architecture at Harvard University.…

Concordia University presents Richard N. Frye, Aga Khan Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies, Harvard University

The Iranian Studies Program of Concordia University is pleased to present: Richard N. Frye, Agha Khan Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies, Harvard University Iranian Civilisation Through the Ages When: Saturday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. Where: De Seve Cinema, 1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd., West. Free and open to the public. Professor Richard Frye, Agha Khan Professor…

The Dynamics of Collaborative Innovation – Webcast with Karim R. Lakhani

Source The Dynamics of Collaborative Innovation: Exploring the tension between knowledge novelty and reuse – Ned Gulley and Karim R. Lakhani Tuesday, June 24, 12:30PM Berkman Center Conference Room This event will be webcast live at 12:30 PM ET on 6/24. The success of open source software communities and Wikipedia have generated much interest in…

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Pictures: His Highness the Aga Khan receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

Related video posted earlier Prince Karim Aga Khan (L) and British author J.K. Rowling hold their honorary degrees during the 357th Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Prince Karim Aga Khan (L) applauds as fellow honorary degree recipient British author J.K. Rowling stands to receive her honorary Doctor…

Harvard Video: His Highness the Aga Khan receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

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Harvard: His Highness Karim Aga Khan

Excerpts from the article: Celebrating his 50th year as the Aga Khan last year, the former Leverett House resident has become a bridge between East and West, traditionalism and modernity. In speeches across the world, he has pressed for more pluralistic attitudes to combat what he dubs the “clash of ignorances”—a retooling of professor Samuel…

Lecture: “Teaching and Learning in the Developing World” with Princess Zahra Aga Khan

Tue., May 13 – “Teaching and Learning in the Developing World.” (GSE/Dean’s Distinguished Lecture) Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Aga Khan Development Network; with introduction by Ali Asani, Harvard University, and host Kathleen McCartney, GSE. Askwith Lecture Hall, Longfellow Hall, GSE, Appian Way, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited, and reservations…

Harvard president announces task force on the arts

The members of the task force includes Hashim Sarkis, Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies, Graduate School of Design Harvard President Drew Faust announced today (Nov. 1) that she is creating a University-wide task force to examine the place of the arts at Harvard. Chaired by Cogan University Professor Stephen…