Aga Khan Museum director Henry Kim Laud on Pakistan diversity and how the Museum is promoting the culture diversity | Talked at Shamadan hall of Serena Islamabad to the packed audience

Dawn com Writes – Museum director Henry S. Kim delivers a presentation on Friday. — White Star -Photo Dawn com (…) The museum has had a very strong interest in Pakistan since its beginning. He said the museum existed because His Highness, the Aga Khan, wanted people to learn about the history of the peoples…

Farah Pandith: 1 Billion Muslims Under 30: More Conservative Than Their Parents?

Belfer Center Published on 2 May 2016 Farah Pandith, Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center’s Future of Diplomacy Project and formerly the first ever Special Representative to Muslim communities at the U.S. State Department, sits down with Aroop Mukharji to talk about how to curb the spread of violent extremism, particularly among Muslim youth. ->>>>><<<<<-

Opinion of Ali S. Asani on The Harvard Remarks of the Aga Khan — Harvard Magazine|On Qur’an, Diversity. Pluralism, Single soul, Cosmopolitan ethic, Responsibility and more

During his Jodidi Lecture at Harvard’s Memorial Church, co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Prince Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, on November 12, His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims (and a member of the College class of 1959), addressed an issue, already rising steadily in prominence, that…

Video: Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia Suggest a Way Forward? — – Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada

Pluralism Forums – Global Centre for Pluralism Published on 23 Oct 2015 October 22, 2015, “Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia Suggest a Way Forward?” The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Forum featured former Prime Minister of Tunisia, His Excellency Mehdi Jomaa and Vice-President for Studies at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign…

Time for more pride in German constitution|DW’s Kay-Alexander Scholz thanks Navid Kermani for calling Germans to rediscover their pride in the constitution.

The two main speeches on the 65th anniversary of the German constitution could mark a turning point, DW’s Kay-Alexander Scholz believes. Both highlighted the text’s strengths. DW’s Kay-Alexander Scholz Federal President Joachim Gauck – Photo courtesy President homepage:  http://www.bundespraesident.de Navid Kermani . Photo courtesy . Kermani homepage: http://www.navidkermani.de Wow. On the 65th anniversary of the…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the International New York Times Athens Democracy Forum / video — Amaana org

September 15, 2015 Video: Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Former Prime Ministers Ms Alkistis Protopsalti, Minister of Tourism Your Worship, Giorgos Kaminis, Mayor of Athens The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Former Governor General of Canada Ms Annika Savill, Executive Head of the UN Democracy Fund Mr Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, President, International, The New York Times Company Excellencies Distinguished Guests I…

Six Degrees of Suriname — Written and illustrated by Norman Macdonald on Saudi Aramco World| A diverse country with Christian, Muslim, Hindus and others live peacefully side by side

Suriname is a country the size of Florida with a half million souls living with Guyana to the west, French Guiana east and giant Brazil south. Paramaribo, its capital, gives the impression of a peaceful coastal town back in the 1950s—until new cars and pickups bring you back to the present. Road signs are in…

Guide: Syria’s diverse minorities — BBC com

The anti-government uprising in Syria is widely understood to be staged and supported by members of the majority Sunni Muslim population, with lesser representation from other religions. Christians have enjoyed religious freedom in Syria but face an uncertain future There is a fear that the unrest – which began in March 2011 as part of…