Social justice, diversity, climate change, and advances in science are prevalent themes in society. How do we respond to today’s trends and challenges, while maintaining a religious identity that dates back 1400 years? This week on Summer Reflections, we revisit a critical conversation between Alwaez Hussein Charania and Tara Mandjee about being an ambassador of Islam in today's world.
The recent rapid growth in artificial intelligence, automation, and machine learning, as well as changes in the structure of work, have generated numerous questions about what the future of work will look like. The pandemic has accelerated a number of these changes in ways that would have been difficult to imagine. Understanding the challenges and opportunities these developments present us with will help us prepare for our participation in the future of work. This week on Summer Reflections, we revisit a riveting conversation between Ali Velshi and Zain Velji as they explore The Future of Work and how the Jamat can prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead.
This week on Summer Reflections, we revisit a special lecture held at the Ismaili Centre Toronto in September 2019. Drawing on his own experience as a researcher, academic, and senior administrator, University of British Columbia President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Santa J. Ono discusses how servant leadership can help faith and science co-exist at the modern secular university. Following his talk, Dr. Ono sits down with Wilfrid Laurier University President and Vice-Chancellor, Deborah MacLatchy for a moderated discussion.
In conversation with two talented musicians as we explore their musical journey from inspiration to creation. Hafeez Jamal, who goes by the stage name Kaeni, and Zaheed Damani, singer, and composer, will share their journeys as musicians, their process for developing devotional music, and their experiences performing before Mawlana Hazar Imam.
In conversation with two talented musicians as we explore their musical journey from inspiration to creation. Hafeez Jamal, who goes by the stage name Kaeni, and Zaheed Damani, singer, and composer, will share their journeys as musicians, their process for developing devotional music, and their experiences performing before Mawlana Hazar Imam.
In conversation with two talented musicians as we explore their musical journey from inspiration to creation. Hafeez Jamal, who goes by the stage name Kaeni, and Zaheed Damani, singer, and composer, will share their journeys as musicians, their process for developing devotional music, and their experiences performing before Mawlana Hazar Imam.
This Afsaana 'Jee Aya Saheb' is written by a critically acclaimed writer of the Urdu Language, Saadat Hassan Manto. Manto’s own life mirrored the characters he portrayed in his famous short stories, sketches, and his powerful non-fiction. This Afsana valiantly attempts to raise the impenetrable curtain from a critical societal dilemma. It adequately describes the social evil of the class system of the so-called Elites, who torment and suppress underprivileged servants steering them towards imminent mental disorders.
Documentaire exceptionnel avec interviews de AKHS, AKF, du Forum de Paris sur la Paix et de l'Agence Française de Développement à l'occasion de l'édition 2020 du Forum, dont AKDN est un membre fondateur et auquel Mawlana Hazar Imam a participé l'année dernière An exceptional documentary with interviews from AKHS, AKF, Paris Peace Forum and the French Development Agency on the occasion of the 2020 edition of the Forum, of which AKDN is a founding member and to which Mawlana Hazar Imam participated last year.
In conversation with two talented musicians as we explore their musical journey from inspiration to creation. Hafeez Jamal, who goes by the stage name Kaeni, and Zaheed Damani, singer, and composer, will share their journeys as musicians, their process for developing devotional music, and their experiences performing before Mawlana Hazar Imam.
Milad-un-Nabi, also known as Mawlid, is a significant day of celebration for Muslims around the world as it is Prophet Muhammad's birthday. In this program, pre-primary and primary students share their learnings from the Ta’lim curriculum while ECDC students complement these learnings by showing how they apply these ethics and values in their everyday lives, and secondary students share how traditional Mawlid is celebrated in Zanzibar. The program concludes with a reflection on the life of the Prophet by a STEP teacher.
Join environmental journalist Aliya Jasmine Sovani, for an engaging conversation on climate change and how we preserve life on earth. Aliya 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. Dr. Blade shares his perspective on how climate change is impacting food security and access, while Mr. Ruhl explores the impact on communities that are more prone to natural disasters due to climate change. Our panelists discuss some of the collective actions we can take as a society to help bring about a more sustainable world for all.
With Friday Night Reflections on pause for the summer, we bring you the first episode of Summer Reflections, a look back at some of the best of recent programming. We kick off our first week with a retrospective on fifty years of the Ismaili community's settlement in Canada. Keep your chai and nastho ready, as we watch an encore presentation of "Canada, Our Home.
Bushra Rehman is considered one of the important short story writers of Urdu Literature. Her stories are full of the challenges experienced by the individuals in his/her life. Ms. Sundas Fayyaz will discuss her renowned short story CHUP which is a very insightful representation of a woman who faces the challenges in her married life and acknowledges the depth of silence which she attained after a meaningful struggle.
United Kingdom: Institutional Programme, Message from Naushad Jivraz, President of UK National Council and an ITREB Talk by Alwaez Dr. Shiraz Kabani titled Learning from our HIstory about the Imam and Imamat.

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