The Institute of Ismaili Studies and the Aga Khan Foundation UK hosted a panel at the Jaipur Literature Festival entitled Islam: Multiple Histories.
The Institute of Ismaili Studies and the Aga Khan Foundation UK hosted a panel at the Jaipur Literature Festival entitled Islam: Multiple Histories.
Islam: An Illustrated Journey debuts at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
Islam: An Illustrated Journey debuts at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
30 January 2019

On 27 January 2019, The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) and the Aga Khan Foundation UK hosted a panel at the Jaipur Literature Festival in India, where the new IIS publication Islam: An Illustrated Journey was officially launched.

Professor Mona Siddiqui delivers the annual lecture commemorating Milad-un-Nabi on the topic of “Hospitality, Global Conflicts and Migration: From Divine Imperative to Social Conscience.”
Professor Mona Siddiqui delivers the annual lecture commemorating Milad-un-Nabi on the topic of “Hospitality, Global Conflicts and Migration: From Divine Imperative to Social Conscience.”
Professor Mona Siddiqui delivers annual Milad-un-Nabi lecture at Ismaili Centre, Toronto
Professor Mona Siddiqui delivers annual Milad-un-Nabi lecture at Ismaili Centre, Toronto
30 January 2019

On 15 January 2019, world-renowned public intellectual Professor Mona Siddiqui, OBE, delivered the annual lecture commemorating Milad-un-Nabi, to an audience of over 250 government and community leaders, academics, and members of the Jamat on the topic of “Hospitality, Global Conflicts and Migration: From Divine Imperative to Social Conscience.” 

Established recently, UCA’s Green Community Club promote awareness of ecological issues and encourage environmentally sustainable practices.
Established recently, UCA’s Green Community Club promote awareness of ecological issues and encourage environmentally sustainable practices.
Spreading green messages in Khorog
Spreading green messages in Khorog
28 January 2019

An enthusiastic group of students at the Khorog campus of the University of Central Asia (UCA) have formed an initiative to promote awareness of ecological issues and encourage participation in environmentally sustainable practices.

By participating in the design of an education app, volunteers have helped AKF leapfrog quality teaching and learning through technology, including in Mombasa, Kenya.
By participating in the design of an education app, volunteers have helped AKF leapfrog quality teaching and learning through technology, including in Mombasa, Kenya.
Aga Khan Foundation’s TKN volunteer pools making global impact
Aga Khan Foundation’s TKN volunteer pools making global impact
24 January 2019

How can someone on one side of the world affect an initiative on the other side? Or contribute to making an improvement to a large-scale process? Or share the knowledge they have acquired through years of education and experience? The stories of TKN volunteers Ali Thanawalla, Adam Jutha, and Huma Pabani are all examples of short-term, remote assignments with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), which have made a significant impact on the agency's work.

Our days can become inundated by frivolous scrolling through endless social media feeds, and responding to a constant stream of messages.
Our days can become inundated by frivolous scrolling through endless social media feeds, and responding to a constant stream of messages.
How the Internet has changed us
How the Internet has changed us
17 January 2019

The digital age has changed our lives in many parts of the world, inextricably tethering them to the Internet for the simplest to the most sophisticated of tasks. In the first of a new series of articles on how to use digital media safely, Altaf Jiwa outlines the role that the Internet and social media have come to play in our daily lives.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Professor Dr Joachim Nagel, Member of the Executive Board of KfW.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Professor Dr Joachim Nagel, Member of the Executive Board of KfW.
Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks about community, pluralism, and civil society at conference in Berlin
Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks about community, pluralism, and civil society at conference in Berlin
16 January 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam spoke at a conference in Berlin, Germany on 15 January 2019, during an event focussed on stability and effective development in fragile environments.

International Talent Showcase participants performed the official Jubilee Arts song at the finale of the event.
International Talent Showcase participants performed the official Jubilee Arts song at the finale of the event.
International Talent Showcase performances now available online
International Talent Showcase performances now available online
13 January 2019

Performances from the Jubilee Arts International Talent Showcase, which took place in July 2018 during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon, are now available to view online at https://the.ismaili/jubilee-arts/ITS2018.

President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, visits the exhibition “Ismaili Centre Lisbon: 20 Years Celebrating Pluralism” along with guests and leaders of the Jamat and AKDN.
President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, visits the exhibition “Ismaili Centre Lisbon: 20 Years Celebrating Pluralism” along with guests and leaders of the Jamat and AKDN.
Video: President of Portugal visits Ismaili Centre Lisbon
9 January 2019

Leaders of the Jamat and AKDN, volunteers, and the Aga Khan Scouts, warmly welcomed His Excellency the President of Portugal to the Ismaili Centre Lisbon, to celebrate the building’s 20th anniversary.

President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal, Rahim Firozali, offers a replica Ismaili Centre tile to the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. ,
President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal, Rahim Firozali, offers a replica Ismaili Centre tile to the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. ,
President of Portugal visits Ismaili Centre Lisbon to celebrate its 20th anniversary
President of Portugal visits Ismaili Centre Lisbon to celebrate its 20th anniversary
9 January 2019

His Excellency the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, attended a celebratory event at the Ismaili Centre Lisbon in December to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its opening.

Hazar Imam discursa perante líderes do Jamat por ocasião da designação da sede do Imamat
Hazar Imam discursa perante líderes do Jamat por ocasião da designação da sede do Imamat
Video: 2018 Year in Review
31 December 2018

As we mark the beginning of 2019, we would like to share with you a video recapping the events of 2018. We wish the Jamat good health, success, and happiness in the new year.

The Festival of Friendship (FOF) brings together young people from numerous Asian communities in the country through sports and recreation.
The Festival of Friendship (FOF) brings together young people from numerous Asian communities in the country through sports and recreation.
Kenyan Jamat participates in Festival of Friendship
Kenyan Jamat participates in Festival of Friendship
30 December 2018

The Jamat in Kenya, alongside other faith communities, recently participated in the Festival of Friendship 2018, in a show of unity, cultural diversity, and friendly competition.

Dr Rubana Huq, Managing Director of the Mohammadi Group, speaks of the dynamic potential of human agency at the event entitled ‘A cosmopolitan ethic in action.’
Dr Rubana Huq, Managing Director of the Mohammadi Group, speaks of the dynamic potential of human agency at the event entitled ‘A cosmopolitan ethic in action.’
A cosmopolitan ethic in action
A cosmopolitan ethic in action
28 December 2018

The Ismaili Council for Bangladesh hosted an event earlier this year in which the notion of a cosmopolitan ethic was explored and discussed by a selection of esteemed speakers and guests, gathered within the beautiful setting of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Dhaka.

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