In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center is pleased to bring you, “Choose to Challenge as Cosmopolitan Leaders.” Join us for a conversation with three exceptional women as they share their journey of breaking barriers and choosing to challenge as cosmopolitan leaders.
Mawlana Hazar Imam received the Asia Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award - the Society’s most esteemed - at the organization’s Game Changer Award ceremony in New York. The awards are presented annually to individuals, organizations, and movements, that have inspired, enlightened, and shown true leadership in areas that reflect Asia Society’s core pillars of policy and business, arts and culture, and education.
On February 26th, 2020, the University of Central Asia (UCA) and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (Cambridge Trust), and extended their partnership agreement to develop faculty across Central Asia for a further three years.
On February 26th, 2020, the University of Central Asia (UCA) and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (Cambridge Trust), and extended their partnership agreement to develop faculty across Central Asia for a further three years.
This week, we take a closer look at how music fosters the development of our living Muslim heritage in societies across the world, serving as a spark for human creativity and connection to the divine. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share the final installment of 'From the Heart', discussing the importance of resilience as a critical soft skill for success in one's career and in life. Host Zulekha Nathoo then sits down with Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme to explore how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture collaborates with exceptionally creative musicians, artists, educators, and arts presenters from around the world. We then join the musicians who represented Canada at the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony to reflect on their experiences from that epical occasion.
Justice Albie Sachs, a senior member of the African National Congress and a key architect of Mandela’s post-apartheid Constitution, delivers the fifth Annual Pluralism Lecture in Toronto at the Aga Khan Museum.
Justice Albie Sachs, a senior member of the African National Congress and a key architect of Mandela’s post-apartheid Constitution, delivers the fifth Annual Pluralism Lecture in Toronto at the Aga Khan Museum.
A look into the restoration of the Mughal Emperor Humayun’s 16th-century garden tomb, the jewel of Mughal architecture that predates the Taj Mahal, and the inauguration ceremony.
There were eight Pakistanis among the world’s top 100 nurses and midwives, five faculty members, and three alumni from Aga Khan University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan. Meet them all in today's program of the spotlight.
This week, we take a closer look at how music fosters the development of our living Muslim heritage in societies across the world, serving as a spark for human creativity and connection to the divine. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share the final installment of 'From the Heart', discussing the importance of resilience as a critical soft skill for success in one's career and in life. Host Zulekha Nathoo then sits down with Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme to explore how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture collaborates with exceptionally creative musicians, artists, educators, and arts presenters from around the world. We then join the musicians who represented Canada at the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony to reflect on their experiences from that epical occasion.
Today, on World Cancer Day, we look back on Mawlana Hazar Imam's visit to East Africa in 2011, where the Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi was inaugurated.
In recognition of World Interfaith Harmony Week, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center in collaboration with Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta and Interfaith Youth Core is pleased to bring you, “Building Bridges Through Faith.” Join us for a conversation with Dr. Eboo Patel and interfaith leaders on the importance of interfaith cooperation in bringing peace, harmony, and tolerance to our communities.
In Revitalising the Citadels of Syria, we looking into the AKTC's conservation work on the citadels of Aleppo, Salah ad-Din, and Masyaf. World of the Fatimids gives us an insight into the historical world of the Fatimids in Cairo and its significance in modern-day Islam.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center are pleased to present, "Arts and Sounds of the Islamic World." The program will begin to explore the vast world of Islamic arts through a discussion with Dr. Aimée Froom, Curator, Art of the Islamic Worlds, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and a musical performance by Shahid Qalandar.
The National Building Museum Washington, DC USA 25 January 2005, 15 years ago today, Mawlana Hazar Imam receives the Vincent Scully Award in recognition of his contributions to promoting design excellence, urban and rural revitalization, and historic preservation in countries where Muslims have a significant presence.
A dialogue between the mayors of Calgary, Toronto, and Vancouver on the way that the ongoing pandemic has shaped the way that they understand civic life.
Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center in collaboration with the City of Houston and the Consulate General of Pakistan in Houston is pleased to present a performance featuring Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qawwals. The legendary master musicians from Pakistan hail from the historical Qawwal Bachon Ka Gharana, the oldest school of Hindustani classical music tradition. The duo is continuing a rich family tradition going back centuries performing Qawwali, the Sufi devotional art form that brings literary works that span several cultural and geographic influences.
To celebrate International Volunteer Day, we look back on a whole century of service by our IVC team around the world. We also look back on the work of those who have volunteered their Time and Knowledge Nazrana, since the time of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Golden Jubilee.

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