New Interview (Google Translation): le Parisien Interview, Gilles Maarek & Gaetane Morin, ‘Aga Khan, l’imam philanthrope’ (Chantilly, France)

Earlier in June this year, His Highness the Aga Khan granted an interview to le Parisien in which he discussed concerns he has over various political issues currently making headlines. He also talked about Ismailis and AKDN’s activities. Click here to read the full transcript at NanoWisdoms.org. We regret that only a Google translation is…

NEW SPEECH: His Highness the Aga Khan's remarks introducing Ant?nio Guterres, The Global Centre for Pluralism?s Third Annual Lecturer (Ottawa, Canada)

NEW SPEECH: His Highness the Aga Khan’s remarks introducing Antonio Guterres, The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Third Annual Lecturer (Ottawa, Canada)

Yesterday, 29 May 2014, Antonio Guterres, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Third Annual Lecture. In his warm introduction and tribute, His Highness the Aga Khan said that “Antonio Guterres has been a passionate and effective advocate on these issues, articulating both the rights of the refugees and…

FULL EVENT VIDEO: His Highness the Aga Khan's and other Keynote speeches at the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit (Toronto, Canada)

FULL EVENT VIDEO: His Highness the Aga Khan’s and other Keynote speeches at the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit (Toronto, Canada)

Today in Toronto, Canada, the Government of Canada hosted the Summit on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. We are pleased to bring you the video of the keynote speeches by: The Honourable Christian Paradis, Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Ms. Hannah Godefa, Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF Ethiopia, His Highness the Aga Khan,…

The NanoWisdoms Archive Promotional Video

The NanoWisdoms Archive Promotional Video

We are pleased to publish the NanoWisdoms Archive Promotional Video for you to share with your family, friends and Jamats. The short video is in 1080p HD making it deal to show at Jamati presentations or seminars that you deliver, BUI/RE classes or camps you teach, book-club meetings, Ismaili Student Association and business association meetings,…

Navroz Mubarak, 2014, from the NanoWisdoms Archive

Navroz Mubarak, 2014, from the NanoWisdoms Archive

The NanoWisdoms Archive of Imamat Speeches, Interviews and Writings wishes all Navroz Mubarak. Launched several years ago, in 2011, upon receiving special permission from Aiglemont to publish His Highness the Aga Khan’s speeches, the NanoWisdoms Archive is a unique website dedicated solely to the Ismaili Imamat’s speeches, interviews and writings. With over 500 readings —…

NEW INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT/AUDIO: His Highness the Aga Khan's conversation with Christina Paxson, President, Brown University

NEW INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT/AUDIO: His Highness the Aga Khan’s conversation with Christina Paxson, President, Brown University

After delivering the 88th Ogden Lecture at Brown University (Providence, USA), His Highness the Aga Khan sat down for a fascinating conversation with Christina Paxson, Brown University’s President in which, amongst other things, he extensively discussed AKDN, the need to make knowledge of Islam part of “global knowledge” and concrete advice for students to prepare…

VIDEO/AUDIO: His Highness the Aga Khan's Ogden Lecture at Brown University (Providence, USA)

VIDEO/AUDIO/TEXT: His Highness the Aga Khan’s Ogden Lecture at Brown University (Providence, USA)

Today, 10 March, 2014, His Highness the Aga Khan delivered the 88th Stephen A. Ogden, Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture at Brown University, Rhode Island. In this remarkable and broad speech, the Aga Khan delivered his most detailed observations about technology to date. In particular, the impacts it is having, and can have, on individuals, on…

54 years of recognition of His Highness the Aga Khan by Western educational enstitutions

54 years of recognition of His Highness the Aga Khan by Western educational institutions

Eighteen years ago, His Highness the Aga Khan delivered Brown University’s (Providence, USA) 1996 Commencement Ceremony, becoming the first Muslim to deliver the address in the university’s then 232 year history. Next week, on 10 March 2014, as part of Brown’s 250th anniversary celebrations, the Aga Khan will return to Brown to deliver the 88th…

NanoWisdoms Suggested Reading: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 1996 Brown University Commencement Address

NanoWisdoms Suggested Reading: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 1996 Brown University Commencement Address

Photo: Simerg.com Next week, on 10 March 2014, His Highness the Aga Khan will deliver the 88th Stephen A. Ogden, Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture at Brown University, Rhode Island. However, this is not the first time he has spoken at Brown University. Eighteen years ago, the Aga Khan delivered Brown University’s 1996 Commencement Ceremony address,…

NEW INTERVIEW: His Highness the Aga Khan's 5th Globe and Mail Interview (Canada)

NEW INTERVIEW: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 5th Globe and Mail Interview (Canada)

In this excerpt of his 5th Globe and Mail interview, His Highness the Aga Khan’s discusses the Middle East extensively, covering Syria, Afghanistan and Iran, offering his insights on the state of affairs there and issues that need careful consideration. Click to read the interview at NanoWisdoms: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 5th Globe and…

TRANSCRIPT/AUDIO: His Highness the Aga Khan's 2nd, Peter Mansbridge, One-on-One, Interview

TRANSCRIPT/AUDIO: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 2nd, Peter Mansbridge, One-on-One, Interview

In this, his second interview with Peter Mansbridge for One-on-One, His Highness the Aga Khan discusses a variety of subjects including the Ismaili community in Canada, his speech to the Canadian Parliament, his concerns about the future of Afghanistan and the situation in Iraq, and much more. Click to read the full interview transcript, or…

VIDEO/AUDIO: His Highness the Aga Khan's address to the Parliament of Canada (Ottawa, Canada)

VIDEO/AUDIO/TEXT: His Highness the Aga Khan’s address to the Parliament of Canada (Ottawa, Canada)

Today, 27 February, 2014, by invitation of the Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, His Highness the Aga Khan spoke in the Chamber of the House of Commons, addressing both the Members of the Senate and the House of Commons. The Aga Khan is one of a handful of individuals who are…

Remarks by the Aga Khans III & IV on Various Religious and Intellectual Issues in Islam

Remarks by the Aga Khans III & IV on Various Religious and Intellectual Issues in Islam

NanoWisdoms is pleased to launch its Essential Reading Series. The series will publish aggregate collections of our Extended Quotes related to broad themes. Each Essential Reading is published in an attractive PDF format for posting on jamatkhana notice boards or as teaching aids, seminar handouts, discussion topics, general references, etc.. Our first issue, “Remarks by…

Announcing the NanoWisdoms 2014 Calendar

Announcing the NanoWisdoms 2014 Calendar

The NanoWisdoms Archive is pleased to announce its 2014 calendar, featuring a captivating selection of quotes from His Highness the Aga Khan chosen from among our most popular Extended Quotes. Launched in 2011, upon receiving special permission from Aiglemont to publish His Highness the Aga Khan’s speeches, the NanoWisdoms Archive is a unique website dedicated…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi

His Highness the Aga Khan’s Address at the 2013 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony (Karachi, Pakistan)

Today, 19 December, 2013, His Highness the Aga Khan presided over, and addressed, the Aga Khan University’s 2013 Convocation. In this seminal, 25 minute speech, the Aga Khan positioned the Aga Khan University within Islam’s rich intellectual history and tradition of centres of learning while emphasising the paramount importance of new knowledge. The Aga Khan…

NanoWisdoms presents 42 years of Aga Khan University speeches by His Highness the Aga Khan

NanoWisdoms presents 42 years of Aga Khan University speeches by His Highness the Aga Khan

Later this week, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the Aga Khan University’s 2013 convocation ceremony. 2013 is a special year for AKU, one that celebrates many milestones: the 30th anniversary of the granting of the University’s charter, the 30th graduating class of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, the 25th graduating class…

Salgirah Mubarak from the NanoWisdoms Archive

Salgirah Mubarak from the NanoWisdoms Archive

The NanoWisdoms Archive of Imamat Speeches, Interviews and Writings wishes all Salgirah Mubarak. Launched in 2011, upon receiving special permission from Aiglemont to publish His Highness the Aga Khan’s speeches, the NanoWisdoms Archive is a unique website dedicated solely to the Ismaili Imamat’s speeches, interviews and writings. With over 500 readings — from akdn.org, iis.ac.uk,…

NanoWisdoms Suggested Reading: His Highness the Aga Khan's 2006 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony Address (Karachi, Pakistan)

NanoWisdoms Suggested Reading: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 2006 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony Address (Karachi, Pakistan)

via NanoWisdoms.org In this seminal speech — made when he presided over the Aga Khan University’s convocation in 2006, the Aga Khan brings the future into clear perspective with his practical and pragmatic world-view, stressing that “we are moving into a new epoch of history [which many] observers describe … as the ‘Knowledge Society’.” This,…