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Dr Farhad Daftary addresses the audience at the launch of the book “The Ismailis: An Illustrated History” which he co-authored with Dr Zulfikar Hirji.
Dr Farhad Daftary addresses the audience at the launch of the book “The Ismailis: An Illustrated History” which he co-authored with Dr Zulfikar Hirji.
Illustrated publication on Ismaili history launched in Kenya by The Institute of Ismaili Studies
Illustrated publication on Ismaili history launched in Kenya by The Institute of Ismaili Studies
29 July 2008

Kenya hosted the first major launch of an Institute of Ismaili Studies publication outside North America and Europe. The authors and staff of The Institute recounted the journey of the making of the book, and its importance at this juncture in Ismaili history.

A view of the entrance to Souq-al-Izhaar (Market of Expressions).
A view of the entrance to Souq-al-Izhaar (Market of Expressions).
First Imamat Day at the Ismaili Centre Dubai is marked with a celebration of expression
First Imamat Day at the Ismaili Centre Dubai is marked with a celebration of expression
29 July 2008

Starting with an inaugural flag-raising ceremony at the Ismaili Centre, Imamat Day in the UAE was celebrated with enthusiatic creativity. The Souq al-Izhar exhibition invited members of the Jamat to express themselves artistically on a variety of themes.

Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States, Sam Brock, in discussion with External Activities Task Force member, Nimet Janmohamed.
Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States, Sam Brock, in discussion with External Activities Task Force member, Nimet Janmohamed.
Congolese Jamat hosts a dinner in celebration of the Golden Jubilee
Congolese Jamat hosts a dinner in celebration of the Golden Jubilee
30 May 2008

As part of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, the Ismaili community in the Democratic Republic of Congo hosted a commemorative dinner in Kinshasa. The dinner was attended by Jamati leaders, key policy makers and government officials, and provided a forum to exhibit the work of the Ismaili Imamat in the country.

Lifelong learning and the development of new skills is one of the priorities of the European Union.
Lifelong learning and the development of new skills is one of the priorities of the European Union.
Lifelong learning: A priority for the European Jamat
Lifelong learning: A priority for the European Jamat
27 May 2008

The ability to adapt and continue learning is an essential skill in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing world. The Ismaili Council for the European Union has launched a programme which aims to turn learning into a continuous and natural process in the life of every Ismaili in Europe.

23 May 2008
Three new publications from the Institute of Ismaili Studies were launched at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon.
Three new publications from the Institute of Ismaili Studies were launched at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon.
Portuguese Jamat celebrates the launch of three new publications
Portuguese Jamat celebrates the launch of three new publications
22 May 2008

The Ismaili Centre in Lisbon recently hosted the launch of three new publications from the Institute of Ismaili Studies. The event featured special keynote addresses by Professor Azim Nanji and Dr. Omar Ali-de-Unzaga.

Prince Amyn speaks with IEF delegates at the Ismaili Centre Dubai.
Prince Amyn speaks with IEF delegates at the Ismaili Centre Dubai.
Prince Amyn inaugurates the Ismaili Economic Forum
Prince Amyn inaugurates the Ismaili Economic Forum
27 April 2008
 
 
Over 350 Bait-ul Ilm secondary students attended the Historic Cities Programme exhibition at Metro Hall in Toronto.
Over 350 Bait-ul Ilm secondary students attended the Historic Cities Programme exhibition at Metro Hall in Toronto.
Historic Cities Programme continues its Canadian tour in Toronto
Historic Cities Programme continues its Canadian tour in Toronto
25 April 2008

The Historic Cities Programme Exhibition arrived in Toronto on 16 April 2008 and was the subject of a lively panel discussion. The exhibition has already been visited by Toronto's municipal leaders, members of the architectural community and many in the wider public community.

Gala commemorates partnership between the Ismaili Community and the Province of Quebec.
Gala commemorates partnership between the Ismaili Community and the Province of Quebec.
Gala strengthens partnership between Ismaili Community and Quebec
Gala strengthens partnership between Ismaili Community and Quebec
19 April 2008

Fifteen years ago the Ismaili Council for Canada initiated an agreement with the Province of Quebec to sponsor the migration of Afghan refugees. On 3 April, a Gala was held to commemorate this important partnership and to thank the province for welcoming the Afghan Jamat.

Footballers playing to win at the National Sports Festival.
Footballers playing to win at the National Sports Festival.
A buzz in the air at NSF 2008
A buzz in the air at NSF 2008
16 April 2008

The 2008 National Sports Festival at Keele University saw nearly 900 participants from six different countries compete in 23 sporting categories. In addition to competitive sports, there was entertainment and activities for all.

Members of the Badakhshan Ensemble performed traditional Pamiri music and dance for the Afghan audience in the spirit of mutual understanding and learning.
Members of the Badakhshan Ensemble performed traditional Pamiri music and dance for the Afghan audience in the spirit of mutual understanding and learning.
Jamat in Badakhshan celebrates Navroz with an historic cross-border concert
Jamat in Badakhshan celebrates Navroz with an historic cross-border concert
10 April 2008

In a symbolic expression of their long historic ties and common roots, thousands of Jamati members from the Tajik and Afghan sides of Badakhshan came together for a cross-border concert to celebrate Navroz.

10 April 2008
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