Ismaili Centre Toronto: Frontiers of Science and Innovation Public Lecture Series Seeing the unseeable by Professor Avery Broderick, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, recounts how the Event Horizon Telescope generates images, why scientists think they have finally seen a black hole, and what it all means. He tells the incredible tale of how a global collaboration of astronomers, physicists, and engineers literally traveled to the ends of the Earth to synthesize a telescope the size of the Earth, the only instrument capable of probing the staggeringly small scales presented by black holes.
This two-part series has been adapted from the Reading for Children Programme. Part 2 is delivered by Rehana Merali, Djemilla Daya, and Gulzar Kanji. It covers how and what to read to early years children. Presented by AKEB UK.
Mawlana Hazar Imam received the Asia Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award - the Society’s most esteemed - at the organization’s Game Changer Award ceremony in New York. The awards are presented annually to individuals, organizations, and movements, that have inspired, enlightened, and shown true leadership in areas that reflect Asia Society’s core pillars of policy and business, arts and culture, and education.
KENYA experienced one of the worst droughts in memory because, critics say, it has cut down its trees. Forests used to cover 30% of the land In pre-colonial times. Now they only occupy 6% of Kenya’s space. Helen and Kenya Mutiso want to teach Kenyans how to grow forests in their own backyard and make money from medicines, skincare products, and dyes. It’s part of a nationwide effort to cover 10% of Kenya’s land with trees. A film by Kevin Njue.
To commemorate the occasion of Yawm-e-Ali, host Reena Jessa sits down with Dr. Hussein Rashid, professor at Columbia University to reflect on the life and example of Hazrat Ali. As Caliph and Imam, Hazrat Ali exemplified a notion of justice that became a model of Muslim leadership, centered on the ethics of Islam. He believed a person’s ability to act justly was intimately connected to their relationship to God and orientation towards the divine spirit.
Learn how Zendoodling can promote mindfulness, fun, and relaxation and help us manage through challenging times.
In a value-based conversation with moderator Haseena Jamal, Zainub Verjee will speak about her journey in the arts, highlighting the broad scope of her work. She will touch on a wide range of themes, including the role of art in cultural diplomacy, how art fosters civil society, collaborations in art-science-technology, and the value of art and culture during the pandemic. Zainub is a trailblazer for her generation, and this insightful webinar will explore her four decades of engagement with the arts, both in Canada and internationally.
On February 26th, 2020, the University of Central Asia (UCA) and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (Cambridge Trust), and extended their partnership agreement to develop faculty across Central Asia for a further three years.
Ismaili Centre Conversations Canada: Yawm-e-Ali Commemorating the Birthday of Hazrat Ali (A.S.) by Dr. Hadi Enyat.
United Kingdom Institutional Programme, Through the Keyhole, a look back at all of the board activities from the past few months.
Yaum‐e-Ali, Day of Ali, commemorates the birthday of Hazrat Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and who is the first Imam, in accordance with the Shia tradition of Islam. We celebrate this day with a talk with our scholars, discussing the life of Hazrat Ali.
Seymeen Khairdin and Aliya Boghani discuss supporting your primary-age child's wellbeing and managing their worries while they're studying from home. Presented by AKEB UK.
On February 26th, 2020, the University of Central Asia (UCA) and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (Cambridge Trust), and extended their partnership agreement to develop faculty across Central Asia for a further three years.
A weekly program for the Portuguese Jurisdiction Jamat with the latest news, weekly agenda, and religious content.
Natasha Walji (Director at Google) discusses how students interested in the intersection between business and technology can plan for their careers.
To commemorate the occasion of Yawm-e-Ali, host Reena Jessa sits down with Dr. Hussein Rashid, professor at Columbia University to reflect on the life and example of Hazrat Ali. As Caliph and Imam, Hazrat Ali exemplified a notion of justice that became a model of Muslim leadership, centered on the ethics of Islam. He believed a person’s ability to act justly was intimately connected to their relationship to God and orientation towards the divine spirit.
Trailblazers Premiere! A new original series, exclusively on Ismaili TV showcasing Ismailis around the globe who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. In our very first episode, we are joined by The Honourable Salma Lakhani, the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. Born in Kampala, Uganda, and expelled in 1972, her Honour gives us insight into her installation ceremony and what it felt like to swear the oath on the Qu’ran. She discusses how the promise of hope for a better future for everyone motivates her to serve her community. Join us as Her Honour kicks off our series in hopes of inspiring other Trailblazers.
Learn more about the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and the different ways in which you can support your children with STEM learning at home. Presented by AKEB UK.
In Uganda, bush meat snares are crippling the chimpanzees of Kibale National Park One in four chimpanzees in the wild has lost fingers or limbs to snares. Ugandan primatologist Dr. Emily Otali tells the story of Max, a chimp that has survived without both legs below the knee and is taking care of his younger brother after poachers killed their parents. A Film by Derrick Kibisi.

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