Events

See the events taking place at Ismaili Centres around the world.

Mar 8
International Women's Day 2020
17 February 2020

Join us in celebrating International Women's Day amidst phenomenal role models who will share their stories brimming with wisdom and learnings to inspire the leaders of tomorrow.

Jan 29
Healthy Moms, Healthy Families
2 January 2020

Did you know women's health has a direct impact on the well-being of their families? Join us on Bell Let's Talk Day for a panel discussion with esteemed speakers from Women's College Hospital to learn about barriers in women's mental health, and for an inspiring discussion on new initiatives to help bridge these gaps.

Dec 21
Rebirth of the Sun
1 November 2019

“Don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It’s quiet but the roots are down there riotous”
— Rumi

Nov 24
Future-Proofing Yourself for the Future of Work
1 November 2019

In the face of potential job disruption due to emerging technologies, learn how to future-proof yourself. This session will be followed by a workshop that will teach you the essentials of personal branding and professional presence.

 

Nov 22
Cultural Politics of Pakistan
30 December 2019

The Ismaili Centre Vancouver was pleased to host Dr Stephen Lyon from the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations at the Aga Khan University (AKU ISMC) in the United Kingdom, who spoke to the realities of cultural politics in Pakistan.

Nov 21
Faith and Ethics by M. Ali Lakhani
6 November 2019

The Aga Khan Council for Canada is pleased to present the book launch of Faith and Ethics by M. Ali Lakhani.  The event will be moderated by Iain T. Benson

Nov 20
In a Heartbeat Exhibition
26 September 2019

Aga Khan Foundation’s touring exhibit, In a Heartbeat, will be displayed at the Ismaili Centre from September 27th to November 20th. In this interactive exhibit, visitors meet six women in Asia and Africa who are leading the way to better health for their communities.

Nov 20
Islam an Illustrated Journey by Professor Zulfikar Hirji
30 December 2019

The Ismaili Centre Vancouver was proud to host Professor Zulfikar Hirji, an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at York University, Toronto. Professor Hirji, an esteemed scholar, received his doctorate from the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford, and a master’s degree in Islamic History from the Department of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge.

Nov 16
Milad-Un-Nabi
1 November 2019

Learn more about the expressions of reverence for Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon Him and His family) from the pre-modern Muslim era, during our annual Milad-un-Nabi commemoration at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.

 

Nov 16
The Art of Belonging
29 December 2019

The Ismaili Centre Vancouver was pleased to host Dr. Amyn Sajoo and Simon Fraser University for their event titled “The Art of Belonging”; the culmination of a three-part conversation series focussed on Citizenship, Religion and Identity.

Nov 9
SEEING THE UNSEEABLE - Unmasking Black Holes with the Event Horizon Telescope
22 October 2019

 

Over the past few decades, astronomers have identified numerous tantalizing observations suggesting black holes are real, but the possibility of actually seeing one seemed like a pipe dream. All of this changed this past April when the world awoke to the first image ever taken of a black hole...

Nov 6
The Reality Bubble by Ziya Tong
30 December 2019

The Ismaili Centre Vancouver was pleased to host Ziya Tong, an award-winning broadcaster, anchor of the Daily Planet, Discovery Channel's flagship science program, and the author of her new book titled “The Reality Bubble”.