Have you ever wondered if Artificial Intelligence and Robotics will replace human beings? Join us as we explore these quickly evolving fields that have the potential to completely alter how our world functions.
Ismaili Centre, Dubai: Why Do We Need Compassion In Our World Today by Dr. Karen Armstrong – 24 September 2018
Dr. Karen Armstrong, an internationally acclaimed scholar and best-selling author of numerous books on religion, delivered the keynote address at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Organised jointly by The Ismaili Centre and UAE Ministry of Tolerance, Dr. Armstrong spoke about the Charter of Compassion which she launched with religious leaders globally. The Charter has over two million signatures and brings to light the reason and urgency of practicing compassion in a polarised world.
IJKC USA: Sweet Taste of Liberty Conversations on Truth Freedom and Justice with Dr. Caleb McDaniel – 5 November 2020
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center present a discussion with the 2020 Pulitzer Award for History recipient Dr. Caleb McDaniel, Rice University History Chair and Professor, about his most recent book Sweet Taste of Liberty. The book chronicles the life of Henrietta Wood, a woman who was born enslaved, freed before the Civil War, kidnapped and re-enslaved, and then freed again by the war. In a moderated discussion, Dr. McDaniel will touch on his work and research focused on the history and impact of slavery on the social, cultural, and civic life of the nation and generations of its citizens. The event will be moderated by Dr. Neelam Khoja, a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University and a graduate of Harvard University with a research focus on historically marginalized communities.
Part 2 of Fish Eagles continues to document the threats faced by Lake Naivasha from invasive species introduced into the lake. The film also profiles the people working to find a solution to the lake’s environmental crisis. A film by Munir Virani & Kiran Ghadge.
Seeking truth, knowledge acquisition, and the role of the intellect have always been important aspects of our faith. Join us as we explore the increasingly important and constantly evolving fields of neuroscience and mental health, and the profound consequences they have on human behavior and well-being.
Talking Hands Series: An Introduction to British Sign Language – Part 3 Emotions Colours and Numbers
Learn how to express your emotions, the colours and how to count using sign language. An AKEB/AKSWB initiative from the UK.
After the Headlines are Forgotten and Pakistan: Road to Recovery
Lake Naivasha has the largest population of African fish eagles in the world, despite the fact that Naivasha city has grown to a million people and hosts one of the main export earners of Kenya – the flower industry. Although the lake is under severe pressure, a Kenyan-born raptor scientist Dr. Munir Virani tries to explain why the eagles are doing so well and how to save their precious home. A film by Munir Virani & Kiran Ghadge.
Parents and Children of the Australia & New Zealand Jamat show their appreciation in recognition of the dedication and commitment of the ECD teachers in taking the classes virtual during the pandemic lockdown time.
Have you ever wondered what mysteries lie in the stars of the night sky? And for that matter, the heavens and earth? Join us as we explore the fields of astronomy, space, and the immensity of divine creation.
Learn how to greet, use sign language to start basic conversations and how to call the members of your family. An AKEB/AKSWB initiative from the UK.
Aga Khan Health Board and Aga Khan Education Board for Uganda brings a Parental Care webinar series for Empowering New Parents Parental Care.
Part 2 of Ziwa Victoria documents unsound environmental practices along the Great Lake’s shoreline: the replacement of indigenous rainforests with palm oil plantations, artisanal gold mines that leach mercury, uncontrolled use of pesticides, and sewage pollution. They all contribute to oxygen depletion and the spread of water hyacinth, choking the lake. The film also looks at possible solutions to save Africa’s greatest lake. A film by Benj Binks.
This is an AKEB and AKSWB 8-week introduction to British Sign Language. In the first session, you will learn how to sign the alphabet, say your name, and use basic conversational phrases.
Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series 2017, Annual Milad al-Nabi Lecture entitled. "The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) - a model for our time." Presented by Raficq Abdulla MA (Oxon.) MBE Lawyer, Poet, and Author.
Active parental involvement can be defined as the ongoing participation of a parent or primary caregiver in his or her child's education. Parents may demonstrate this through involvement at home-by reading with their children, helping with homework, and discussing school events-or at school, and simply encouraging and supporting the child in their daily life. The Aga Khan Education Board for Tanzania speaks to two sets of parents who delve into the topic of active parenting, their parenting styles, and how they are involved in their children's daily life.
"Water to Dust” explores the threat faced by Africa’s largest desert lake, Lake Turkana. Its principal water source, the Omo River, has been dammed in neighboring Ethiopia. If the lake dries up, hundreds of thousands of Kenyans will lose their livelihoods as fishermen. Cattle grazing, previously the main activity of pastoral tribes in the region, is now impossible because of spreading deserts and climate change. Will Kenya allow another Aral Sea disaster to happen? A film by Narissa Allibhai & Mitchelle Jangara.
An inspiring conversation exploring Deaf Culture as well as the stories and life experiences of Deaf Ismailis. Panelists share their perspectives, successes, and roadmaps towards integrating their unique way of life into a cohesive Ismaili community and a larger society.
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.