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In recent days, the global Covid-19 pandemic has taken up the majority of news coverage, social media activity, and general communication. The threat of coronavirus is serious, though it’s important to retain some perspective and remain hopeful.
The.Ismaili is pleased to publish an interview with Abyd Karmali, OBE, Managing Director and Climate Financing Executive at a multinational financial institution, and Vice Chair of the Aga Khan Foundation (UK) National Committee. Abyd discusses his perspective on the interaction between humankind and nature, and the implications of climate change in today’s rapidly changing world.
As we sat in a bakery at London’s South Kensington waiting for our tea and cakes, I couldn't help but sense how composed the young woman sitting opposite me was. In Nabila Tejpar’s profession however, I sensed that staying calm under pressure came with the job. It wasn't every day that you met a young Ismaili woman who was taking the UK rally driving scene by storm.
Following the successful launch of the Circles of Tusi exhibition at Northwest London Jamatkhana in April this year, and a further two events at Birmingham in June and Leicester in September, it was time to bring it to the Zamana Space at the Ismaili Centre London.
The Ismaili Centre, London, in collaboration with the Institute of Ismaili Studies will host a conversation with Dr Shainool Jiwa, the author, with Mahmood Ahmed about her new publication. The event is due to begin at 8:15pm BST on Thursday 26 April and will be webcast live at http://the.ismaili/live
Raficq Abdulla MA (Oxon.) MBE delivered the annual Milad al-Nabi Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, London on Thursday, 7 December 2017. The lecture was entitled “The Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him and his family) – a model for our time". The event was webcast live at http://the.ismaili/live.
“What a parent does, not who they are” has the greatest impact on the academic success of their child - Professor Charles Desforges
Nazreen Visram, National Council member responsible for Women’s Activities, provides tips for women who are looking to return to work after a career break.
On Wednesday 18 October, The Ismaili Centre, London hosted its inaugural Diamond Jubilee lecture entitled Mediation: Pluralistic Discourses. Guests were addressed by Dr Christophe Bernasconi, the fourth Secretary-General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
The theme of 2017's International Women’s Day held at the Ismaili Centre was ‘Be Bold for Change’. Sarah Allidina reports on the event.
On Sunday 9th July 2017 the Ismaili National Council for the United Kingdom hosted a reception for Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Mayor of Houston and members of the Houston Trade and Investment mission to the UK and Germany.
Rt Hon Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London attended at an Iftar meal at the Ismaili Centre, London to break the Ramadan fast after sunset.