Brown daily Herald com: Aga Khan stresses importance of pluralism

 Aga Khan emphasizes collective responsibility, cracks jokes in talk on tradition and technology     (…) After his lighthearted foray into social media humor, the Aga Khan adopted a more serious tone. “We often think about technological innovation as a great source of hope for the world, (and) we hear about how the Internet can…

Read and view on His Highness the Aga Khan at Brown University on 10th March 2014

Gallery: Mawlana Hazar Imam at Brown University — The Ismaili org Click to view lager photo Source: http://www.theismaili.org/cms/1542/Gallery-Mawlana-Hazar-Imam-at-Brown-University ***** Introduction of His Highness the Aga Khan by Vartan Gregorian, 16th President of Brown The Brown University News Bureau Distributed June 5, 1996 Contact: Mark Nickel At the Class of 1996 baccalaureate service, Brown President Vartan…

Either by fluke or providence, one photo of His Highness the Aga Khan which I took in 1996 at Brown University, Providence, will always be my greatest treasure! — By Abdulmalik J. Merchant

By Abdulmalik J. Merchant Publisher-Editor, http://www.simerg.com ***** His Highness the Aga Khan, the direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s) and 49th Imam, pictured at Brown University in May 1996. Photo: Akdn.org A family member living overseas called me in Philadelphia, USA, during the third week of May in 1996, and asked me to try…

Celebration of Brown university’s 250th anniversary and His Highness the Aga Khan’s lecture to broadcast live on 10 March 2014 at 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-4)

The Ismaili Org: EVENT: Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers Ogden Lecture at Brown University ***** Mawlana Hazar Imam dressed in Brown University regalia in May 1996. Photo: AKDN / Gary Otte Mawlana Hazar Imam will deliver the 88th Stephen A. Ogden Jr ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs at Brown University on 10 March 2014. Part…

His Highness the Aga Khan to speak at Brown University — Ismaili org

Mawlana Hazar Imam to speak at Brown University Brown University President Vartan Gregorian (right) confers the honorary degree Doctor of Laws upon Mawlana Hazar Imam in May 1996. Photo: AKDN / Gary Otte 17 February 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam will travel to the United States next month to deliver the Ogden Lecture at Brown…

Middle East Studies shifts toward the modern – By Deborah Baum at Brown University

  Academe considers the Arab Spring Political upheavals in the Middle East are driving a reevaluation of how and what scholars study and teach. Iranian sociologist Asef Bayat joined Brown this spring as the inaugural Aga Khan Visiting Professor of Islamic Humanities. Credit: Mike Cohea/Brown University   With traditional scholarly strengths in the ancient Middle East, Brown is…

Post 9/11 wars take toll on lives and budget: study – DW World de News

According to a recent study, the post 9/11 wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan have killed 225,000 people. The study, conducted at Brown University, has also estimated that the wars have cost four trillion US dollars. “The cost of war does not end when the fighting does,“ says Professor Catherine Lutz, project supervisor and co-editor…