Sultan Jessa: South Korea is a forward­ thinking country with a can­ do attitude!

Sultan Jessa: South Korea is a forward­ thinking country with a can­ do attitude!

By Sultan Jessa Seoul: SOUTH KOREA – A significant achievement in its travel infrastructure is giving South Korea a big boost in its efforts to attract more tourists to the fast developing country. This Asian giant has developed into one of the most affluent countries since partition in 1948. This has happened when its neighbor, the Communist North Korea has slipped into a severe and … Continue reading Sultan Jessa: South Korea is a forward­ thinking country with a can­ do attitude!

Video of Harvard University talk – Reflections: A Conversation with Salim and Sulaiman Merchant

Video of Harvard University talk – Reflections: A Conversation with Salim and Sulaiman Merchant

An Ismaili civil society collaboration with Prof. Ali Asani brought Salim & Sulaiman to Harvard University to reflect on the brothers life and music careers. Continue reading Video of Harvard University talk – Reflections: A Conversation with Salim and Sulaiman Merchant

Of places called home - New article by award winning author M.G.Vassanji

Of places called home – New article by award winning author M.G.Vassanji

East African Asian society was complex and contradictory as any truly multicultural society needs to be, and perhaps as only Indians can make it It is amusing to contemplate that if an Indian man, one afternoon in March 1498, had been able to swim, he would have escaped capture by Vasco da Gama off the Mozambique coast, and the world might have been different. The … Continue reading Of places called home – New article by award winning author M.G.Vassanji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji in the NYTimes: Muslims Need More Than Just Symbolic Solidarity

Shenila Khoja-Moolji in the NYTimes: Muslims Need More Than Just Symbolic Solidarity

With the rise of Islamophobia in the United States, non-Muslims have increasingly begun to wear the hijab as an expression of solidarity with Muslims. Shenila Khoja, a doctoral candidate and fellow in TC’s Curriculum and Teaching Department, was invited by the New York Times to share her opinion on this practice. I do not wear the hijab, but I staunchly stand with sisters who do … Continue reading Shenila Khoja-Moolji in the NYTimes: Muslims Need More Than Just Symbolic Solidarity