Tayybeh: A Celebration of Syrian Cuisine, brought together members of the broader community for an evening of delicious Syrian delicatessen and enriching performances of poetry and music at the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby.
Join us for a live webcast from the Ismaili Centre Toronto, with former astronaut and University of Calgary Chancellor Robert Thirsk, who will offer a unique perspective about custodianship of the Earth and overcoming some of the greatest challenges we face when making decisions about our world.
Voices of Muslim Women, a Vancouver based non-profit organization, brought together diverse groups of Muslim women to share their passion for the arts, social justice, education, and community at the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby.
In the third conversation of the series at the interface of “Citizenship, Identity & Religion” which was moderated by Dr. Amyn Sajoo, architect Farouk Noormohamed engaged with the conception of art as a cultural implication. Showcasing the importance of both modern and traditional art, Farouk explained that within architecture, “heritage is translated into a built form taking into consideration several components including utility, context and time.”
Seven young and vibrant speakers gathered at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby on March 15 for World Speech Day, a day to celebrate speeches and speech making through live speaking events across the world.
“Be agents of change: Believe in yourself, step up and lead by example”, the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day Gala event held at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby. International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Professor Dauvergne, political scientist and distinguished author of “Environmentalism of the Rich”, discussed how environmentalism has played a particularly significant role in the modern realm – shedding light on the dire effects of microplastics and corporate consumption.
The Ismaili Centre, Burnaby launched the 2018 Ismaili Centre Conversations, a series of three onstage conversations at the nexus of citizenship, identity and religion. Co-sponsored by Simon Fraser University, the conversation was facilitated by Dr. Amyn Sajoo, Scholar-in-Residence at SFU’s Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies & Cultures (CSMSC).
Join us for a special evening at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby with a talk by University of Calgary Chancellor Robert Thirsk about custodianship of the Earth.
Cosmology is in a golden age with advances in technology enabling us to probe the physics of the very early universe.
Join British photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson for an artist's talk and discussion at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto at 7 p.m.
Toronto — Join us for an exciting and engaging presentation by Firoz Rasul, President of the Aga Khan University and former President of the Aga Khan Council for Canada.