Muslim theologian Farid Esack More than just an "Israel critic" — By Daniel Bax on Qantara de | The BDS campaign has "absolutely nothing at all" to do with anti-Semitism–Esack

Some German commentators have labelled the South African theologian Farid Esack an “anti-Semite”. But this over-simplification of his views on Israel does little justice to the intellectual and activist, who champions human rights and a liberal reading of Islam, says Daniel Bax Farid Esack has contended a few battles in his time, but maintained his…

STEP Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2015 held at Ismaili Centre in London

9th June 2016 Graduates with the Board of Governors and faculty members. The graduation ceremony for the seventh cohort of the Institute’s Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) was held on 9th April 2016 at The Ismaili Centre, London. Thirty students from eight different countries graduated at this ceremony. Students from Canada, India, Pakistan, Tanzania, Tajikistan,…

Video: Women and the Future of Afghanistan at Ismaili Centre London| The event featured Nurjehan Mawani, Shireen Rahmani and Meena Baktash

The Ismaili Published on 26 May 2016 International Women’s Day was marked at the Ismaili Centre, London with a discussion on “Women and the future of Afghanistan” that took place on Thursday, 3 March 2016. The event featured Nurjehan Mawani, Shireen Rahmani and Meena Baktash. See also: VIDEO: International Women’s Day talk at the Ismaili…

London:Prince Hassan of Jordan delivers Ismaili Centre International Lecture|An on-stage discussion with journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown followed the lecture|watch Video

(Click Image to watch Video) His Royal Highness Prince Hassan El Talal speakiing at the Ismaili Centre London. Ismaili Council for the UK His Royal Highness Prince Hassan El Talal of Jordan delivered an Ismaili Centre International Lecture on 2 November 2015 at the Ismaili Centre, London. An on-stage discussion with journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown followed…

HH The Aga Khan on Ismailis in UK: “They are certain to seek to maintain their faith and their traditions, whilst accepting what seems best and most appropriate from Western civilisation." — Quote of the day

His Highness the Aga Khan “It is probably true to say that eventually Ismailis, like other groups which have settled in the United Kingdom permanently, may lose touch with their original languages and adopt many aspects of British life. But they are certain to seek to maintain their faith and their traditions, whilst accepting what…

German experts: ‘Fracking is unnecessary and risky’ — EURActiv com article and also watch video – ‘The Ethics of Fracking’

 07/06/2013 German environmental experts doubt that developing shale gas is economically profitable and worthwhile for the country’s energy transition. They also question the technology of fracking and call for a European Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure to be adopted. EurActiv Germany reports.     Experts at the German Advisory Council on the Environment (SRU) called for…

STEP (Secondary Teacher Education Programme) Cohort Five Graduation Ceremony held at Ismaili Centre London

Professor Richard Andrews presenting certificate to graduate Amy Bhanji IIS,2014. The fifth cohort of the Institute’s Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) celebrated their achievements at a graduation ceremony held at the Ismaili Centre, London, on 5th April 2014. Students from Canada, France, India, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates and USA graduated at the…

His Highness the Aga Khan with Ismaili Leaders and Volunteers at the London Ismaili Centre’s Rooftop Garden – Simerg photos

By Malik Merchant, Simergphotos By Shamas Nanjijuma The rooftop Islamic Garden at the London Ismaili Centre. Photo: Shamash Nanjijuma Collection. With a burbling fountain, delightful plants and flowers, the rooftop garden is one of the most striking parts of the Ismaili Centre in London, England. As Shellyza Moledina wrote in her piece for this website’s…