In Conversation: An Interview Series
In celebration of World Oceans Day on 8 June, join us on The Ismaili TV for an exclusive interview with Prince Hussain, as he walks through his marine wildlife photography exhibition at the Ismaili Centre Toronto. Prince Hussain shares his profound love for the oceans, emphasising the urgent need for conservation and protection, and shares exclusive insights into the making of the exhibition. Watch the interview now on The Ismaili TV.
In an exclusive interview with The Ismaili TV, Dr Gijs Walraven, AKDN’s Director for Health, recounts the history of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) and explains how its principles are put into practice.
Find out how the Aga Khan Music Programme and the Aga Khan Music Awards originated, in a new interview with Fairouz Nishanova, the latest in our In Conversation series. The interview was recorded for The Ismaili TV during the Aga Khan Music Awards held in Muscat, Oman, late last year. In this wide-ranging conversation, Fairouz recalls the inception and impact of AKDN's work to revitalise musical traditions in Central Asia and beyond.
To coincide with COP27, The Ismaili is pleased to present an exclusive interview with Onno Ruhl, General Manager of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat. In the conversation, recorded especially for The Ismaili TV, Mr Ruhl describes the organisation’s work to protect vulnerable communities from the effects of climate change.
In an exclusive interview for The Ismaili TV, Luis Monreal, General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), shares his perspective on culture’s potential to transform lives. This is the first in an exciting new series, entitled “In Conversation,” a collection of hosted interviews produced especially for The Ismaili TV.
Following recent political and economic instability in Afghanistan, The Ismaili conducted a special interview with Amir Baig, President of the Ismaili Council for Afghanistan, who explained the conditions facing the Jamat, and how Jamati and AKDN institutions are responding.
Making Paradise: Exploring the Concept of Eden through Art and Islamic Garden Design is the latest exhibition at the Aga Khan Centre Gallery in London, UK. In this interview, its curator Esen Salma Kaya gives an insight into the multi-sensory show, the diverse artists involved, and planning it “from the heart.”
In this insightful conversation with The Ismaili, Rahim Hirji details the ways in which technology is having a growing influence on our everyday lives, covering topics from artificial intelligence and robotics, to social media and education. Detailing some of the opportunities and risks this presents, Rahim suggests how we might prepare for an increasingly digital future.
In this interview with The Ismaili, Azmina Govindji discusses nutrition and healthy eating for better physical and mental health, and shares advice on how to adjust lifestyle choices to enjoy a better quality of life.
World Cancer Day takes place on 4 February every year, with an aim to save countless preventable deaths by raising awareness and sharing resources relating to cancer. On this day, we bring you an interview with Dr Shama Virani, a scientist with the World Health Organization, who discusses progress, prevention, and how we might take action against the negative effects of cancer.
The Ismaili is pleased to publish an interview with Shiraz Allibhai, Deputy Director of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. As part of a series of conversations with key figures, Mr Allibhai discusses the positive impact of culture and its development potential, and humanity’s shared responsibility to preserve heritage.
Following the recent appointment by Mawlana Hazar Imam of a new Board of Governors of The Institute of Ismaili Studies, Dr Shafik Sachedina reflects back on the history, the ongoing impact, and planned future development of the Institute.