Harvard Webinar: The Disinformation Campaign Against Homeschooling — May 1, 2020, 02:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada)

Speakers will discuss the dishonest attacks on homeschooling that have been pervasive in the media and academia and also address the failures of public education. https://unsplash.com/s/photos/homeschool   SPEAKERS Cevin Soling – President, Ideological Diversity, a student organization at Harvard Kennedy School, Freedman Martins Fellow Peter Gray – Professor, Department of Psychology, Boston Colleg Kerry McDonald…

“Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture”: To date, over 100 professionals from throughout the Muslim world have graduated from the Programme

Based at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) is dedicated to the study of Islamic art and architecture, urbanism, landscape design, conservation and the application of that knowledge to contemporary design projects.  The goals of the programme are to improve the teaching of Islamic…

Intercultural Musical Explorations in ‘Coffeehouse Opera’: Shakespeare’s Othello, An Ottoman Eunuch and Bektashi Sufism|Watch video

The Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents Intercultural Musical Explorations in ‘Coffeehouse Opera’: Shakespeare’s Othello, An Ottoman Eunuch and Bektashi Sufism Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlikol Emerson College and Dr. Robert Larabee New England Conservatory Composer Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol reimagined Shakespeare’s Othello in an Ottoman setting, with Othello as an African eunuch and Desdemona as an Italian…

“We’ve reached this situation where things are very, very tense, and obviously will affect students here,”— ‘Muslims wonder what’s ahead’|

Muslims wonder what’s ahead: As rhetoric rises nationally, members of Harvard community ponder how to safeguard and support the rights of all — Harvard Gazette When he was in school on Long Island, N.Y., Yaseen Eldik was just another kid. Then 9/11’s hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers, and life changed for the American-born…

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…

Aga Khan: We Can Achieve A More Cooperative World If We Understand Our Differences, Not Erase Them — Huffington Post com article by Farah Mohamed

“The word ‘fragmentation’ seems to define our times.” During a visit with President Drew Faust, the Aga Khan looked through a photo book inside her Massachusetts Hall office. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer (…) With Friday’s attacks in Paris and Thursday’s attacks in Beirut, along with many others in recent months, the message of solidarity over…

Official videos: Aga Khan delivers 2015 Jodidi lecture at Harvard University and Conversation with Harvard Professor Diana Eck — AKDN org

Aga Khan and Harvard Professor Diana Eck in conversation Source: Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) ***** Also see earlier posts on PBSJ Blog: “The Cosmopolitan Ethic in a Fragmented World” — His Highness the Aga Khan’s Speech at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts Conversation between His Highness the Aga Khan and Professor Diana L. Eck…