In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
As the winners of the 13th cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced, TheIsmaili.org’s Elisha Nathoo sat down with Professor Hanif Kara, a member of the Steering Committee to talk about what the Award has achieved in the nearly four decades since it was established.
Aga Khan Museum Director and CEO Henry Kim will participate in an on-stage conversation with Matt Reed, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation UK at the Ismaili Centre, London on Saturday, 3 September 2016. The event is being webcast at TheIsmaili.org/live starting soon after 4:30 PM GMT (London time).
London, 27 October 2015 — UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova spoke at the Ismaili Centre, London on the challenges of protecting cultural heritage in times of conflict. An on-stage question and answer session moderated by New York Times Editorial Board Member Serge Schmemann followed.
Ratish Nanda, CEO of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, India will spoke about Rethinking Conservation: AKTC Projects in India at the Ismaili Centre, London on Friday, 25 September 2015.
In the generous foyer of the Ismaili Centre Toronto, a large wall has become canvass to a pair of artists from Tajikistan. The plaster work of father and son team Khasan and Firdavs Dzhumaev will complement a space that is already adorned with other exquisite artwork.