The Global Centre for Pluralism in collaboration with the University of British Columbia presents a lecture by Ethiopian novelist and 2020 Booker Prize finalist, Maaza Mengiste, followed by a conversation with Nahlah Ayed, host of CBC Radio's Ideas. Opening remarks by Princess Zahra Aga Khan. Ms. Mengiste talks about her journey into historical research while writing her critically acclaimed novel, The Shadow King. She discusses the surprising and revelatory discoveries she made about collective memory and official archives, and what history can teach us about the future.
When the fishermen of Ras Fumba on Zanzibar Island discovered that their catch was rapidly decreasing they took action. Outsiders were ruining the marine environment by overfishing and the use of poisons and dynamite. With the help of the local government and international NGOs, they set up patrols on the newly created Menai Bay Conservation Area. Now visitors from around the world come to see how this local initiative conserved the marine environment. A film by Richard Magumba.
Join us as we host an in-flight conversation with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Organized by the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern US in collaboration with NASA, this exciting broadcast will feature questions from middle school students and special messages from key elected and state officials.
In the 1980s, 155,000 giraffes roamed the African landscape. Today, estimates put the population at less than 100,000 - a drop of almost 40%. In some areas traditionally regarded as prime giraffe habitats, numbers have dropped by more than 95%. After the ban on elephant trophies, 40,000 giraffe parts have been imported into the United States, to make luxury pillows and cowboy boots. This film explores the steps being taken by dedicated individuals and organizations to preserve and protect this great animal. A film by Hassan Mugambi & David Kabiru.
Learn along with host Ziyana Vasaya as Chef Ali Jadavji teaches us to make Kadahi Chicken and Skillet Naan. This is followed by a trivia competition, The Ultimate Mind Challenge: Post-Sec edition and ends with a classic music party featuring old favorites performed by Jawani.
Post-secondary students from across Canada come together in a Jeopardy-style show to vie for trivia mastery.
In recognition of International Museum Day, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center USA in collaboration with the High Museum of Art-Atlanta, Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, and the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto presents a discussion on the role of museums in bridging cultures and developing solutions for the social, economic and environmental challenges of the present.
United Kingdom: Institutional Programme present ITREB Talks (2020) - Alwaeza Dr. Shainool Jiwa reflects on Eid ul-Fitr celebrations in Fatimid times followed by a compilation of music by Fitoor the Band performed in May 2021.
Learn along with host Ziyana Vasaya as Chef Ali Jadavji teaches us to make Kadahi Chicken and Skillet Naan. This is followed by a trivia competition, The Ultimate Mind Challenge: Post-Sec edition and ends with a classic music party featuring old favorites performed by Jawani.
An Ismaili TV Original series for the Farsi and Dari-speaking Jamats. This episode focuses on Eid ul-Fitr and its significance and meaning in the Muslim tradition, with an added focus on Shia and Ismaili traditions.
Cheetahs, the world's fast land mammals, are racing towards extinction. In 1975, 14,000 cheetahs roamed Africa. Today there are only 7,100 cheetahs left in all of Africa and only 600 in Kenya. The biggest reason for their decline here is the fencing off of Kenya's wild spaces. Uncontrolled development cuts off the wildlife corridors needed by this most endangered of the big cats. This is a story about the cheetah’s fight for survival as they leap into the 21st Century. A film by Teeku Patel & Amit Ramrakha.
This week on Friday Night Reflections, join us for an important conversation about how we can better cope with the stresses and strains of life in difficult times, and support our loved ones to do the same. Join host Aliya Noorani in conversation with psychotherapist Alwaeza Dr. Saira Sabzaali as they explore how we can help ourselves and others bust the stigma around mental health and illness, and speak more openly and honestly about the feelings and emotions that we all face.
Dr. Aleem Bharwani has an interactive community book reading with Eboo Patel, founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core. Eboo is the author of Acts of Faith, a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism.
Ayesha Somji talks about how we can deal with stress and anxiety whilst in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.
A devotional and soulful Mehfil-e-Naat. A group of reciters creates an emotionally charged evening by eloquently expressing their sincere devotion to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him and his family).
Breathing for Health & Vitality. Your lungs are the key organs that are weakened by Coronavirus. Now is the time to explore their full capacity so that you can feel empowered to overcome any strain you might endure. Enjoy breathing techniques designed to achieve greater states of health and vitality.
Aga Khan Education Services Bangladesh hosted an event on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Aga Khan Education Services in Bangladesh. The Future of Education in Bangladesh was presented by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder, and Chairman of BRAC within the beautiful setting of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Dhaka.
This is an informative webinar for youth that talks about their product that is the HAGS yearbook and the goals and challenges they face in creating a new tomorrow.

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