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Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs in conversation with Naushad Jivraj, President of the Ismaili Council for the UK, during a guided tour of the Ismaili Centre, London.
Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs in conversation with Naushad Jivraj, President of the Ismaili Council for the UK, during a guided tour of the Ismaili Centre, London.
British Foreign Secretary visits the Ismaili Centre London
British Foreign Secretary visits the Ismaili Centre London
25 April 2020

The Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP, the First Secretary of State and Foreign Secretary was welcomed to the Ismaili Centre London in March, in the lead up to the occasion of Navroz

Uncertain times present an opportunity to come together and face challenges with a sense of hope and resolve as One Jamat.
Uncertain times present an opportunity to come together and face challenges with a sense of hope and resolve as One Jamat.
How to cope in a crisis
How to cope in a crisis
13 March 2020

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.

"Addressing a global challenge such as climate change certainly needs a multiplicity of perspectives to develop appropriate solutions."
"Addressing a global challenge such as climate change certainly needs a multiplicity of perspectives to develop appropriate solutions."
Interview with Abyd Karmali, leader in climate change and sustainable finance
Interview with Abyd Karmali, leader in climate change and sustainable finance
23 June 2019

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.

Nabila Tejpar, pictured with her Father Aziz, has continued her family's tradition of motor racing.
Nabila Tejpar, pictured with her Father Aziz, has continued her family's tradition of motor racing.
Racing ahead of the game
Racing ahead of the game
27 April 2019

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. 

Circles of Tusi
Circles of Tusi
Circles of Tusi at the Ismaili Centre London
Circles of Tusi at the Ismaili Centre London
18 December 2018

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 Fatimids: The Rise of a Muslim Empire
The Fatimids: The Rise of a Muslim Empire
21 April 2018

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

2017 Milad Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, London with Raficq Abdulla
2017 Milad Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, London with Raficq Abdulla
4 December 2017

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.

The Aga Khan Education Board explores key ways to making the right secondary school choice
The Aga Khan Education Board explores key ways to making the right secondary school choice
25 November 2017

“What a parent does, not who they are” has the greatest impact on the academic success of their child - Professor Charles Desforges

The Women's Activities Portfolio: Returning to work after a career break
The Women's Activities Portfolio: Returning to work after a career break
20 November 2017

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.

Mediation Awareness Week 2017
Mediation Awareness Week 2017
5 October 2017

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 Women’s Activities Portfolio celebrates International Women's Day
The Women’s Activities Portfolio celebrates International Women's Day
23 September 2017

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.

Mayor of Houston visits the Ismaili Centre
Mayor of Houston visits the Ismaili Centre
30 July 2017

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.