Explore the art and the science behind the Aga Khan Museum exhibition Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads with this illuminating talk featuring the University of Toronto’s Dr. Alexandra Gillespie.
Alwaez Dr. Karim Gulamali speaks on the Power of New Beginnings, explaining the Fresh Start Effect and, using stories and anecdotes from history, drawing lessons and directions for a happier and more fulfilling New Year.
Alwaez Dr. Karim Gulamali speaks on the Power of New Beginnings, explaining the Fresh Start Effect and, using stories and anecdotes from history, drawing lessons and directions for a happier and more fulfilling New Year.
This 28-minute documentary film introduces audiences to the transformative world of the #AgaKhan Foundation-led #Schools2030 programme and its mission to help give teachers and #school communities the tools they need to become education innovators. “Schools should be the centre of social change, not the target of change," says Dr. Andrew Cunningham, the Global Lead for Education at the #AgaKhanFoundation.
Health outcomes are defined by many factors. Amongst them, biological considerations have an obvious impact, but it is also imperative to understand gender-sensitive analyses of socioeconomic, political, and environmental concerns. In addition, evidence shows that roles and relationships based on male and female status, #gender identification, values, and behaviours all influence the health outcomes of individuals and societies.​ On November 25, 2020, the #AgaKhan University (@Aga Khan University) hosted a webinar to explore these topics, bringing together female leaders who talked about their work, its impact on global health, and its relationship to driving gender equity.​ Today, #AKDN is releasing the webinar on its channels to help commemorate the #InternationalDayofWomenandGirlsinScience. For more about the International Day of Women and Girls in Science: https://www.un.org/en/observances/wom... For more about the Aga Khan University: https://www.aku.edu/Pages/home.aspx
The final episode in our three-part docu-series grapples with the question of how to carry on and preserve a centuries-old oral and musical tradition. We meet Lakha Khan’s son, Dane, who not long ago was driving a truck and showed little interest in following in his father’s footsteps. Now, Dane has joined forces with his father and an inspiring collection of artists, craftspeople, and other culture lovers striving to keep Rajasthani musical traditions alive.
Enter the Rajasthan home of Sindhi master musician Lakha Khan and experience him sing songs and perform instrumentals that speak to the worldly and sacred nature of his music. Fluent in five languages, he sings in Seraiki, Sindhi, Marwari, Punjabi, and Hindi.
Journey Beyond with the Aga Khan Museum’s 2021 Lapis Digital Benefit. This year’s online gala features mesmerizing performances from Mi'gmaq singer-songwriter Darlene Gijuminag, Pakistani singer Ali Sethi, Flamenco troupe Compañia Carmen Romero, and more. Hosted by journalist, teacher, and advocate Abdul-Rehman Malik.
Ankur and Ashutosh, long-time friends and founders of Amarrass Records, set out on a desert odyssey to film and record a dying culture of traditional Indian music. Driving through the remote villages of Rajasthan in northwest India, they meet master musicians including Lakha Khan, a passionate and energetic Sindhi sarangi maestro who is concerned that the next generation will not carry on the tradition.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
We look back on the opening of the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon in 1998, and then at the highlights of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Golden Jubilee visit to Portugal.
In an engaging conversation on climate change and how we preserve life on earth, award-winning television host and environmental journalist, Aliya Jasmine Sovani is joined by Dr. Stanford Blade, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta, and Onno Ruhl, General Manager of Aga Khan Agency for Habitat. The experts discuss some of the collective actions we can take as a society to help bring about a more sustainable world for all.
Watch the complete ceremony of the Aga Khan University receiving its Charter from President Uhuru Kenyatta and inaugurating its new state-of-the-art University Centre in the President’s presence at a ceremony featuring an address by His Highness the Aga Khan. Located opposite the Aga Khan University Hospital in Parklands, Nairobi, the University Centre will be AKU’s main campus in Kenya, housing its Graduate School of Media and Communications, Medical College, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute for Human Development, Brain and Mind Institute and other programs.
Watch the complete ceremony of the Aga Khan University receiving its Charter from President Uhuru Kenyatta and inaugurating its new state-of-the-art University Centre in the President’s presence at a ceremony featuring an address by His Highness the Aga Khan. Located opposite the Aga Khan University Hospital in Parklands, Nairobi, the University Centre will be AKU’s main campus in Kenya, housing its Graduate School of Media and Communications, Medical College, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute for Human Development, Brain and Mind Institute and other programs.
The first-ever global convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University (AKU) live-streamed to a worldwide audience on Saturday, May 22, 2021, as 667 students on three continents received their degrees.
This episode celebrates the contributions of Indigenous artists during June - Canada's Indigenous People's month. A moving piece by Indigenous performers Cris Derksen and Moe Clark, 'Refuge in Truth' is a piece that looks at notions of displacement and alienation and how memory can help reclaim the space of belonging and connection. It is inspired by our Sanctuary Exhibition and performed in the gallery. An excerpt by Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliot Clarke discusses the diversity within the Indigenous Turtle Island Community. Juno award-winning Jeremy Dutcher's artist residency presentation and interview with the CBC's Sook-Yin Lee are featured to close the episode, his music video 'Mehcinut.

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