Firoz-Talakshi

Firoz Talakshi receives Fellows of the Chartered Accountants Award

The ICAA Merit Awards honour those Chartered Accountants who epitomize the best of the profession—those professionals who have given extensively and selflessly their time, talent and expertise in service of a wide variety of communities, organizations, and causes. This year, Merit Awards were granted in three categories: Fellows of the Chartered Accountants, Distinguished Service, and…

Shiraz-Nazerali

Shiraz Nazerali receives Fellows of the Chartered Accountants Award

The ICAA Merit Awards honour those Chartered Accountants who epitomize the best of the profession—those professionals who have given extensively and selflessly their time, talent and expertise in service of a wide variety of communities, organizations, and causes. This year, Merit Awards were granted in three categories: Fellows of the Chartered Accountants, Distinguished Service, and…

Event - March 30 | Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, UNESCO

Event – March 30 | Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, UNESCO

Join AKFC for a “Lunch and Learn” featuring Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, Director, Division for Teaching, Learning and Content, of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the lead international organization on global citizenship education. EVENT: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, Director, Division for Teaching, Learning and Content, of the United Nations Educational,…

Interview with Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Interview with Seyyed Hossein Nasr

All major civilisations of the world have cultivated a philosophical tradition, but only a few have had a continuous tradition with surviving texts. Persia is home to one such civilisation with continuity of philosophical thought for more than two-and-a-half millennia. This 29 minute interview with Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr presents an overview of his intellectual…

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Book | Good-bye Bullying by Sindhiya Alwani

Good-bye Bullying by Sindhiya Alwani This story is about Jake who bullies his school-mates and thinks it is OK. Everyone around Jake, including his dad, teachers and friends try to explain to him that bullying is wrong and that it hurts others. Jake doesn’t listen. Because of his behavior, everyone is scared of Jake and…

Event - April 1 | Islamic Studies at Harvard University: Khalil Andani's Presentation: “From Divine Word to Prophetic Word: Revelation in the Thought of Nasir-i Khusraw”

Event – April 1 | Islamic Studies at Harvard University: Khalil Andani’s Presentation: “From Divine Word to Prophetic Word: Revelation in the Thought of Nasir-i Khusraw”

Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program – Graduate Student Workshop This event is only open to Harvard students and faculty. To attend, contact: khalil_andani@mail.harvard.edu EVENT: Khalil Andani: “From Divine Word to Prophetic Word: Revelation in the Thought of Nasir-i Khusraw” (Graduate Student Workshop) DATE: Wednesday, April 01 2015 TIME: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm VENUE: 1730 Cambridge…

Event - April 4 | The University of Chicago, Shi'i Studies: Rizwan Mawani: Instituting and Institutionalizing Authority in 19th and 20th Century Ismaili Shi’ism

Event – April 4 | The University of Chicago, Shi’i Studies: Rizwan Mawani: Instituting and Institutionalizing Authority in 19th and 20th Century Ismaili Shi’ism

The Practical Authority of the Imams and their Representatives – Rizwan Mawani, Instituting and Institutionalizing Authority in 19th and 20th Century Ismaili Shi’ism: The First Three Aga Khans and the Mechanisms and Modes of Authority Reclamation in the Age of Steam and Print DATE: Saturday, April 4th TIME: 11.45-1.00 CST EVENT: Shi’i Study Group Presentations VENUE:…

Beyond Relativism: The Aga Khan on Personal Search and Universal Ethics | Ismaili Gnosis

Beyond Relativism: The Aga Khan on Personal Search and Universal Ethics | Ismaili Gnosis

How can we inspire people to reach beyond rampant materialism, self-indulgent individualism, and unprincipled relativism? –Imam Shah Karim al-Husayni Aga Khan IV, New York, 2006 MOHIB EBRAHIM Relativism — the worldview that suggests there are no “black and white answers” as all points of view are equally valid because knowledge, truth, ethics and morality are…

The Prime Minister’s Office - 24 SEVEN - Visit to Ismaili Centre, Burnaby for Navroz

Prime Minister’s Office | 24 SEVEN: Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper visits Ismaili Centre, Burnaby on Navroz

During Prime Minister Stephen Harper ‘s recent visit to Vancouver to celebrate Navroz, he visited Burnaby’s Ismaili Centre, meeting members of the Ismaili community , including Senator Mobina Jaffer and extended Navroz greetings to Canada’s vibrant Ismaili community. YouTube Transcript Excerpt [1:03] Over the weekend, the PM was in Vancouver to celebrate Nowruz with the Canadian…

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Vote for Ismaili Centre, Toronto, a front runner in the 2015 People’s Choice Award of the Ontario Association of Architects

Ismailimail invites you to vote for Ismaili Centre, Toronto – one of several projects from the Design Excellence Award winners that is up for the 2015 People’s Choice Awards. In 2010, the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa was the winner of two awards from the Ontario Association of Architects: Design Excellence and People’s Choice Award. In…

Selin Jessa, Zoya Jiwa nominated for YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award, Vancouver

Selin Jessa & Zoya Jiwa nominated for YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award, Vancouver

Ismailimail is proud to profile two of Vancouver’s rising stars, Selin Jessa and Zoya Jiwa. Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community. Congratulations to the 2015 nominees in the category of Young Woman of Distinction SELIN…

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Event – March 26 | Institute of Ismaili Studies Lecture: Words of Power – Hurufi Teachings Between Shi‘ism and Sufism in Medieval Islam

This lecture will focus on the mystical and messianic movement that came to be known under the name of Ḥurūfīyya, meaning ‘letterists’, which was founded in Iran in the second half of the 8th/14th century by Faḍl Allāh Astarābādī (d. 796/1394). EVENT: Words of Power – Hurufi Teachings Between Shi‘ism and Sufism in Medieval Islam…

Event – March 26 | Aga Khan University, London, UK | Cordoba, the Umayyad Capital of al-Andalus: Latest Archaeological Researches

Event – March 26 | Aga Khan University, London, UK | Cordoba, the Umayyad Capital of al-Andalus: Latest Archaeological Researches

For years, the significance in the history of al-Andalus of the Great Mosque of Cordoba (Madīnat Qurṭuba) has overshadowed any other archaeological discovery in the city. In addition, the study of the palatine town of Madīnat al-Zahrā, founded in 936 just a few miles away from the Andalusian capital, has also eclipsed the past of…

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University of Central Asia’s IPPA Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis – Dushanbe

The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), Graduate School of Development at the University of Central Asia (UCA) together with the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan announces its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) for new participants. The programme will be offered at IPA in Dushanbe…

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Event – March 27 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Special Lecture Series: Islam is the Ocean – Muslims and Globalization in the Age of Empire

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal will deliver a lecture at the Aga Khan University on March 27. Her presentation is the part of AKU’s special lecture series hosted throughout the academic year. These lectures are now a city cultural event in their own right. Jalal is a professor of history at the Tufts University where she…