Ismailimail marks 10 years of publication

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On 12th October 2006, Ismailimail launched a vision, which has so far resulted in contributing 20,000 blog posts, 50,000 registered subscribers, and countless number of readers from every corner of the world. Today marks the 10th year anniversary of Ismailimail. We would like to take this opportunity to once again acknowledge…

Ismaili Gnosis to Contribute Book Chapter to Pandeism: An Anthology

Ismaili Gnosis is contributing a book chapter on Islamic Metaphysics to Pandeism: An Anthology alongside numerous authors. The Abstract of the Ismaili Gnosis chapter is as follows: “We offer a constructive critique of pandeism on philosophical grounds and propose that a Muslim Neoplatonic metaphysics (common to Shia-Ismaili, Sunni-Sufi, and several other schools of Islamic philosophy)…

An Ismaili technologist and thought leader in action: Rahman Jamal

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As the Global Technology & Marketing Director of the $1.2B organization of National Instruments, the provider of solutions that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, Rahman overseas the marketing divisions of NI across Americas, Europe and Asia-PAC. He is a leading expert in the different industrial markets…

The Globe & Mail: Inside Toronto’s new Aga Khan Museum

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The Ismaili Centre at the Aga Khan Museum. (Tom Arban/Globe & Mail) Building on faith: Inside Toronto’s new Aga Khan Museum, designed by the world’s leading architects ALEX BOZIKOVIC If you have driven north along the Don Valley Parkway, one of Toronto’s major highways, you may have glimpsed a mysterious sight…

Retrospective: Aga Khan and Soccer

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Aga Khan: My legs were particularly strong and in Europe I had naturally been thoroughly trained in soccer’s techniques. I made the freshman team, and we went through the season undefeated. I played outside left and scored occasionally. – His Highness the Aga Khan, 1964 Sports Illustrated Interview with Paul Evan Ress…

Ismaili Centres: Ambassadorial Buildings of Excellence

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A legacy of high-calibre architecture links the Aga Khan to Canada. By: Trevor Boddy/canadianarchitect.com The Dushanbe Ismaili Centre uses regional construction materials and techniques, including an intricate facing pattern of clay bricks punctuated by turquoise glazed bricks. Karo Avan-Dadaev Convergence is a two-way process–from the Canadian Ismailis, many of whom arrived…

Aga Khan Campus: A Museum, Ismaili Centre & Islamic-inspired Park

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Toronto Trio: A museum, Ismaili Centre, and islamic-inspired park are significant additions to the city that aim to facilitate mutual understanding and exchange between different communities and faiths. By: Elsa Lam / Canadian Architect While the Aga Khan’s development agencies often choose to work behind the scenes, their new Toronto projects…

Global Centre for Pluralism 2014 Lecture: Speech/Videos/Photographs

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On May 29, 2014, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres delivered the Centre’s third annual lecture in Ottawa, reflecting on the promise of pluralism. TEXT: 2014 Annual Pluralism Lecture Introductory remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan Globe and Mail op-ed by António Guterres VIDEOS: PHOTO GALLERY: http://pluralism.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=273&Itemid=823&lang=en

Re-imagining Cities: Alex Awiti of Aga Khan University at TEDxNairobi

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Alex O. Awiti is the Director of the East African Institute of the Aga Khan University; a regional platform for policy oriented research, public engagement and capacity building. He is also an assistant professor in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on education, conservation, agriculture and food systems,…

Historical Video: Aga Khan Enthroned (Karachi, 1958)

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Earlier related: Historical Video: New Aga Khan Starts Reign (1957) Historical Video: Aga Khan III’s Platinum Jubilee (1955) Historical Video: Aga Khan In Nairobi (1957) Historical Video: Pakistan’s New Delegate at UN Prince Aly Khan (1958) Historical Video: Aga Khan At Work