His Highness the Aga Khan receives Canada’s representative to the Ismaili Imamat

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Gordon Campbell, Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat meet at Aiglemont. AKDN / Cécile Genest Mawlana Hazar Imam receives His Excellency Gordon Campbell at Aiglemont. Left to right: Malik Talib; Rouben Khatchadourian, Prince Rahim, HE Gordon Campbell, Mawlana Hazar Imam, Dr Mahmoud Eboo, and Dr Shafik Sachedina. AKDN / Cécile Genest…

FMIC expands services, health programs — Afghanistan Times

By Akhtar M. Nikzad KABUL: The French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) laid the foundation stone of mother and child house, Postgraduate Medical Education Program (PGME) building extension and staff house in its existing campus in order to expand effective health services and programs in Afghanistan aimed at serving needy Afghans in better manner. Funds…

Germany and EU partners proposed to reactivate the mission to monitor the border crossings out of Gaza such as the “EUBAM Rafah” which was suspended in 2007

Middle East: together with EU partners we are ready to make a contribution — Federal Foreign Office, Germany ***** As a means of helping to achieve a long‑term calming of the situation in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier is advocating working together with European partners to reactivate the EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM…

France to continue helping Pakistan in healthcare — Diplomatic News Agency

07, 2013   Diplomatic News Agency ISLAMABAD, APRIL 07 (DNA) –France will continue to help Pakistan in healthcare sector as part of its commitment to promote and strengthen healthcare facilities in Pakistan.According to a press release issued by the French embassy on Sunday on the even of world health day, France is a global leader…

Louvre museum unveils new Islamic art wing – France 24 news and videos

Paris’ Louvre museum has opened to the public a $131 million Islamic art department, unveiling a new wing with 3,000 precious artifacts dating back from the seventh to the 19th century – including the oldest love letter in the Muslim world. Paris’s famed Louvre museum on Saturday opened to the public a new wing of…

The Institute of Ismaili Studies Co-Sponsors Conference on The Gwalior Qur’an Manuscript: The Polysemy of Illuminated Codex

The Qur’anic Studies Unit of the IIS co-sponsored a conference entitled Autour du Coran de Gwalior: polysémie d’un manuscrit à peintures (The Gwalior Qur’an Manuscript: The Polysemy of Illuminated Codex) which took place at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) in Paris. The manuscript at the centre of…

Qur’anic Studies Conference: The Polysemy of an Illuminated Codex – Institute of Ismaili Studies News

  The Gwalior Qur’an Manuscript: Conference Introduction The Gwalior Qur’an Manuscript: The Polysemy of an Illuminated Codex Paris, 14–15 June, 2012 Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Site Richelieu). Conference introduction Conference programme Biographies Abstracts Convenors: Éloïse Brac de la Perrière (University of Paris – Sorbonne), in collaboration with Francis…

Presentation in Paris: ‘Liberal Islam’ and Ismaili ethics in the 20th century Of ‘religious and social welfare’ of ‘the Community’ and ‘non-denominational’ development

  École française d’Extrême-Orient Invitation Chers collègues et amis, Après avoir brièvement rendu compte des affaires courantes, nous écouterons Soumen MUKHERJEE, post-doctorant au Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, nous présenter la communication suivante : ‘Liberal Islam’ and Ismaili ethics in the 20th century Of ‘religious and social welfare’ of ‘the Community’ and ‘non-denominational’ development Mercredi 21…