Meet the ‘Skate Girls of Kabul’ through photo exhibition — By Mary Achkhanian on Gulf News com

Series of portraits show young girls participating in a unique programme called Skateistan Award-winning British photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson during an interview at her exhibition ‘Skate Girls of Kabul’ at the Ismaili Centre Dubai. – Image Credit:Clint Egbert/Gulf News Dubai: A new photo exhibition showcasing a series of striking portraits of young Afghan girls skateboarding in…

PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU VISITS ISMAILI CENTRE AND AWES ISMAILI CHILDREN ON THE FESTIVE OCCASION OF NAVROZ — Barakah com

The Ismaili Centre in Toronto hosted the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for Navroz celebrations. The centre was alight with activities by children as well as special exhibits related to the festival of Navroz. The Prime Minister spent several minutes with children at their respective tables, learning about their special Navroz projects and greeting…

Webcast from Ismaili Centre, London: ‘AI Futures: the Societal Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence’

Continuing the ‘Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series’ at the Ismaili Centre, London, Professor Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics, University of the West of England, Bristol will deliver a lecture entitled ‘AI Futures: the Societal Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence’ on Thursday, 22 February 2018. The lecture will be followed by a discussion, moderated by…

A splendid collection of photos of the Aga Khan’s visits to Dubai as Ismailis in UAE prepare for Diamond Jubilee mulaqat

Originally posted on Barakah:
Compiled and prepared by ABDULMALIK MERCHANT (Editor Barakah.com, Simerg.com and Simergphotos.com) Dubai (left) Al Ras District, mid 1960s, and modern skyline with Burj Khalifa. Photos: Wikipedia “The transformation of the small trading port that was once Dubai into a vibrant metropolis has paralleled its demographic growth and cosmopolitan evolution. The intermingling…

Ismaili Centre in Dubai hosts talk on space tech— Gulf News com

Dubai: The Ismaili Centre in Dubai, in collaboration with the Belgium embassy in Abu Dhabi and VITO, a European research organisation, hosted a talk last week led by Belgian astronaut Frank De Winne, who is head of the European Astronaut Centre. Aziz Merchant thanks Frank De Winne (right) after his lecture in Abu Dhabi. The…

Portugal’s President tours Ismaili Centre

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Source: SULTAN JESSA Portugal’s President visits Ismaili Centre in Lisbon The Ismaili Centre in Lisbon is a wonderful place for many activities including weddings. (Sultan Jessa/Photo) LISBON – Portugal: Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was warmly greeted by followers of the Aga Khan when he visited the imposing Ismaili Centre…

Dubai: Artworks on Syria’s history and diversity on show — Gulf News com

Dubai: Artefacts and artworks depicting Syria’s history in the ‘And the Conversation Continues, Syria: A Living History From the Atassi Collection,’ art exhibition were on display in the Ismaili Centre Dubai. The exhibition marks the fourth year of partnership between Art Dubai, The Aga Khan Museum, the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai and the…

Celebrate your own sacred architecture with the ‘Pyramid Pose’ — Toronto Star | Yoga by instructor YuMee Chung – at the Aga Khan Museum with the Ismaili Centre at background

Inspired by the crystalline structure above Toronto’s Ismaili Centre, this pose require a lot of practice. Yoga instructor YuMee Chung demonstrates a daring Pyramid Pose at the Aga Khan Museum.(ANNE-MARIE JACKSON) (Click Photo to watch video at source) The practice of yoga is based on the geometry of the human body and the natural world…

Asian Chapter Group’s Annual Meeting in Dubai — Institute of Ismaili Studies | Explored of the poetry of the Persian Ismaili poet-philosopher, Nasir-i Khusraw

Between 3rd and 7th September, the Asian Chapter Group of the IIS Alumni Association convened at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, for their annual reunion, and a lively exploration of the poetry of the Persian Ismaili poet-philosopher, Nasir-i Khusraw. The Asian Chapter Group with guest speakers and staff at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. A highlight of…

Canada: Leaders in technology and innovation meet at the Ismaili Centre for the MaRS FinTech Canada Series — The Ismaili org | Video

Minister Mike de Jong, MaRS FinTech Head Adam Nanjee, and Ismaili Council President Samir Manji with panelists and speakers at the MaRS FinTech event. SULTAN BHALOO Burnaby, 6 October 2016 — The Ismaili Centre, Burnaby partnered with MaRS Discovery District, Canada’s largest entrepreneurial and innovations hub, for the national launch of the MaRS Financial Technology…

IIS Summer Programme on Islam held at the Ismaili Centre, London

Participants, faculty and staff members at the Summer Programme on Islam, held at the Ismaili Centre, London Thirty-one participants from Canada, India, Pakistan, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America attended the fourteenth Summer Programme on Islam, which was held at the Ismaili Centre, London, from 14 – 20 July. The…

Photo exhibition by youth from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, and Canada opens at Ismaili Centre — The Ismaili org

An extraordinary exhibition of more than 120 photographs made by youth from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, and Canada opens on 30 April 2016 at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. Children at a daycare centre, Toronto, Canada (2016). TUBA AMAN Rural landscape, Kyrgyzstan (2015). BAKTYBEKOV ATRUR Toronto, 29 April 2016 — Our Stories,…