Thousands visit 1001 Inventions for opening week in New York

7 December 2010, New York — The record-breaking 1001 Inventions exhibition has landed in North America at the world renowned New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and has already attracted several thousand visitors on its US debut. The exhibition’s US premiere was highly anticipated after it enjoyed blockbuster runs in both London and Istanbul, attracting…

Russia’s wider window – Saudi Armco World article

    The mosque combines decorative motifs from Central Asia with a main building styled in the Northern Art Nouveau that was popular in Europe during the first years of the 20th century. In front of me are 300 years of remarkable history. Closest is the Peter and Paul Fortress, the kernel from which this…

After Berlin Germany, the Aga Khan Museum collection exibition will take place in Istanbul Turkey, from October 2010 to January 2011 within the framework of Istanbul 2010 – European Capital of Culture

From October 2010 to January 2011, the Aga Khan Museim collection will travel to Sakip Sabanci Museim in Istanbul,Turkey As the Museum is being constructed, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has mounted a series of travelling exhibitions in Europe. From October 2010 to January 2011, the Aga Khan Museum collection will travel to the Sakip…

Highlight of Aga Khan Musseum in Toronto, the new online gallery webside

“The 1,428 years of the Ummah embrace many civilisations and are therefore characterised by an astonishing pluralism. In particular, this geographic, ethnic, linguistic and religious pluralism has manifested itself at the most defining moments in the history of the Ummah. The Aga Khan Museum Collection will highlight objects drawn from every region and every period,…

Iran opens Mowlavi research center – Press TV

Mowlavi’s tomb, Konya, Turkey Iran’s Philosophy and Wisdom Research Center has opened its Mowlavi research center with the aim of increasing public awareness about the Persian Sufi poet. “The center will focus on ‘mystical literature’, ‘religious art’ and ‘Mowlaviology’,” head of Iran’s Philosophy and Wisdom Research Center Gholam-Reza Avani told ISNA. “The center has also…

Narrowing the gap of knowledge between the West and Islam – The Ismaili

“A Companion to the Muslim World” by Dr Amyn B. Sajoo. Photo: Courtesy of The Institute of Ismaili Studies Despite the fact that Muslims comprise about 20 per cent of the world’s population, significant misconceptions and misunderstandings about the Muslim world continue to persist. The pluralism of Muslim societies and the diversity of interpretations of…

Listen the Deutsche Welle Radio from 12.03.10 on His Highness the Aga Khan – News in German language and some of the interview on development network in English

DW-RADIO live Audio on demand Nahost Fokus Nahost (12.03.2010) Westjordanland wird abgeriegelt Konflikte zwischen Kopten und Muslimen Wer ist Aga Khan? Bitte beachten Sie folgendes: Wenn Sie Windows als Betriebssystem nutzen, können Sie MP3 Dateien direkt per Mausklick anhören. Wollen Sie die Datei auf Ihrer Festplatte speichern, klicken Sie mit der rechten Maustaste auf das…

The Institute of Ismaili Studies launches a completely redesigned website

Copyright: The Institute of Ismaili Studies The Institute of Ismaili Studies has launched a redesigned website featuring a fresh new look and additional functionality that will enhance access to new and existing content. The updated website introduces a new navigation system, Google-based search, RSS feeds, and integrated sharing with social networking sites. Users will also…