Australia partners with Aga Khan Foundation - Announces grant for child nutrition in Nizamuddin Basti - Humayun Tomb complex project area

Australia partners with Aga Khan Foundation: Announces grant for child nutrition in Nizamuddin Basti – Humayun Tomb complex project area

 “Investing in women is not only the right thing to do, it is also the smart thing to do”. – Julie Isabel Bishop, Foreign Minister, Australia New Delhi, April 13, 2015 Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop kicked off her three-day official trip to India by visiting an Australian Government-funded project in Nizamuddin Basti here on…

Focus India

FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, India: Agamcheti

Agamcheti is a fictional film produced by Madhyam for FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network. The film was produced under the disaster risk reduction programme of the organisation. The film effectively conveys the message to its target audience to be well prepared to face natural disasters like cyclone, earthquake, floods…

geometric pattern

Geometric patterns became a distinctive feature of Islamic art

Geometric patterns, calligraphy, and vegetal patterns comprise the non-figural decoration in Islamic art. Although geometric ornamentation reached a pinnacle in the Islamic world, the sources for both the shapes and the intricate patterns already existed in late antiquity among the Greeks, Romans, and Sasanians in Iran. In Byzantine art, for example, depictions of people were often…

AKRSP - Beyond Drought

Aga Khan Rural Support Programme, India: Beyond the Drought

Beyond the drought is a documentary on how a few villages in Kutch have made collective effort to establish fodder banks and rainwater harvesting system in their villages to address the issue of food and water scarcity during a drought. This has reduced their vulnerability during natural disasters. The film, made with support of Aga…

Majida Boga Devani: Creating a Geometric Kitchen

Designer Majida Boga Devani wanted to create a kitchen that would both honour the historic neighbourhood where it’s located, and celebrate modern design as well. Clean, bright, open, natural, inviting and raw: that was the framework for architect and designer Majida Boga Devani as she planned the kitchen in her home, a new build that…

noordin s k nanji

Noordin Nanji to present on “The Changing Role of the Aga Khan International Conciliation and Arbitration Board” at the Ismaili Legal Professionals Symposium, April 17, 2015, Vancouver

Ismaili Legal Professionals Symposium Leadership & Diversity in Civil Society Come join members of the legal profession and community at large at this Symposium where our guest speakers will speak on Leadership and Diversity in Civil Society. Hear perspectives from the bar, government and a community service organization. The Ismaili Legal Professionals of British Columbia…

The Aga Khan meets deputy CM Mahmood Ali

The Aga Khan meets deputy CM Mahmood Ali

Hyderabad, April 11 (INN): Spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims Aga Khan met Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali here on Saturday. Aga Khan, the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was accompanied by senior officials from the network. The delegation of the Deputy Chief Minister comprised of Principal Secretaries Ranjeev…

Shia Sunni World Distribution

Event – April 12 | Aga Khan University – Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London, UK | Being Shi’i Muslim in Europe

London is currently a central point for decisions in the Shi’i world.  An important workshop this weekend brings together key researchers and academics to discuss a range of topical issues. “The day will take as its theme empirical and ethnographic research on local and transnational Shi’ networks in European countries. There is currently very little…

Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary to deliver Commencement Address at Secondary Teacher Education Programme Graduation Ceremony, 2015

Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary to deliver Commencement Address at Secondary Teacher Education Programme Graduation Ceremony, 2015

Institute of Ismaili Studies’ live webcast of the proceedings of the Graduation of the Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) 2015, will take place at The Ismaili Centre, London on Saturday, 11th April 2015. Time: 1:30pm (British Summer Time) Keynote Speaker: Professor Filali-Ansary. Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary was the founding director of the Aga Khan University, Institute…

kam shams

Kam Shams to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

Kam Shams works at the epee-center of Healthcare, Information Technology and Entrepreneurship. His experiences include transforming healthcare organizations in Illinois and California before he launched his own consulting and software firm 25 years ago. Since then The Shams Group has grown and served over 400 healthcare organizations across USA, Canada, Middle East and Asia with…

Raheem Merali to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

Raheem Merali to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

Raheem Merali – Vice-President Sales, Go Direct Supply Chain Solutions Inc. Having served as a CEO for a manufacturing company for five years, Raheem is highly effective at leading teams to develop creative solutions based on sound market and consumer data. Raheem brings with him unique energy and insight, combining his work ethic, humour and passion…

Event - April 11 | Trinity St. Paul's Centre | World Premier of Hussein Janmohamed's New Composition: Sun on Water

Event – April 11 | Trinity St. Paul’s Centre | World Premier of Hussein Janmohamed’s New Composition: Sun on Water

Hussein Janmohamed will have a World Premier of a new composition, Sun on Water, by the Amadeus Choir. EVENT: World Premier of Hussein Janmohamed’s New Composition: Sun on Water DATE: Saturday, April 11, 2015 TIME: 7:30 PM VENUE: Trinity St. Paul’s Centre on Bloor Street in Toronto Hussein Janmohamed’s website: http://www.husseinjanmohamed.com Twitter: @hussein_choir Amadeus Choir…