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.
Watch the journey of the Ismaili Centre London, from construction and opening to the importance of the Ismaili Centre London today.
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.
Renowned Belgian Flutist Christian Plouvier and acclaimed International Concert Pianist Avenline Gram, delight an audience with an extensive repertoire of music, exquisite in choice, harmony, and presentation. The artists synchronise their performance of melodies ranging from classical to popular. The event was co-hosted by the Belgian Business Council, the Belgian Embassy, and the Ismaili Centre Dubai.
Explore the concepts of faith, identity, personal journey, and safe havens through an overview of the American Medina exhibit from the Chicago History Museum and Sanctuary exhibit from the Aga Khan Museum. This discussion includes Dr. Peter T. Alter, Chief Historian from the Chicago History Museum, Dr. Michael Chagnon, Curator from the Aga Khan Museum, and moderated by Dr. Zahra Jamal of Rice University's Boniuk Institute of Religious Tolerance. The sanctuary exhibit contemplates our shared humanity in a space that explores the many dimensions of sanctuary through the work of contemporary artists.
United Kingdom Institutional ProgrammeM ITREB talk - Reflections on Remembrance and Forgetting in the Islamic Traditions' with Professor Ali Asani.
The Covid Culture Shock, hosted by the Ismaili Centre London, brings together leading voices from South Kensington’s world-renowned art and science district, featuring the Royal Albert Hall, V&A, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Serpentine Galleries, Ismaili Centre, and Goethe Institut. It will be chaired by former UK Culture Minister Lord Vaizey. The Covid pandemic has sent shock waves around the world and left cultural venues fighting for survival. But it has also delivered new partnerships, digital innovations, and unforeseen connections with audiences and communities. Together, the panelists will explore the legacy of 2020, and how the crucible of Covid can be used to forge a new, thriving, and inclusive future for global culture, as well as the vital role of culture in creating hope and change in a post-Covid world. They will also address the issues facing cultural leaders around the world.
United Kingdom Institutional Programme Messages from the Chairperson of NCAB, Dr. Yasmin Dhanji, and from the Chairperson of AKSWB, Yasmin Ransome, ITREB talk - 'The Persistence of Faith' by Alwaez, Dr. Aman Haji and Diamond Jubilee Music Series: The Ayoub Sisters, November 2017.
Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) shares practical insights from recent research on the future of work, which aims to help individuals future-proof themselves in the face of potential job disruption and emerging opportunities.
How do we make our voices heard and make a difference? Find out by joining a conversation with the community and civic leaders. The panelists share personal experiences of how they became engaged in civic affairs, the impact they are having, and offer insights into how others can become involved to serve their communities.
In delivering the seventh Annual Pluralism Lecture, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed addressed the links between pluralism and development, highlighting the dangers posed by growing inequalities in Part 2.
In delivering the seventh Annual Pluralism Lecture, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed addressed the links between pluralism and development, highlighting the dangers posed by growing inequalities Part 1.
We journey into the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver, where we explore the space through the lens of the architect Bruno Freschi. Through a virtual tour, and in conversation with CBC's Zahra Premji, Mr. Freschi shares his personal insights on how he brought to life Mawlana Hazar Imam's vision for the Centre, and what truly inspired him when he was designing this magnificent space. From the smallest details to the grandest idea, take a glimpse into the creative process that led to the design of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver.
United Kingdom Institutional Programme, Message from the Chairperson of AKEB - Dr. Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj and AKYSB - Al-Karim Nathoo, ITREB talk - “Looking through today’s problems to tomorrow’s opportunities” by Alwaez Dr. Karim Gulamali and Mawlana Hazir Imam's Golden Jubilee visit Madagascar, 2007.
Ismaili Centre International Lecture Multilateral Diplomacy in A Complex world, by Professor Athar Sultan Khan at Ismaili Centre, Lisbon - 11 October 2019.
How do we make our voices heard and make a difference? Find out by joining a conversation with the community and civic leaders. The panelists share personal experiences of how they became engaged in civic affairs, the impact they are having, and offer insights into how others can become involved to serve their communities.
United Kingdom Institutional Program Message from the Chairperson of AKEPB - Salim Janmohamed, ITREB talk - Our Values in Everyday Life ('Unsere Werte und der Alltag') by Alwaeza Dr. Shogufa Mir Malekyar (in German with English subtitles) and Ismaili Centre, London, 25th Anniversary.

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