In recognition of International Day of Democracy, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center is pleased to present, “Leadership, Education & Democracy.” Join us for a conversation on the role of effective leadership and the importance of global education in strengthening democracy and improving the quality of human life.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center USA are pleased to present Abraham: Out of One, Many a virtual artistic exploration on living harmoniously in today’s world, inspired by Abraham, the common ancestor of three celebrated contemporary Middle Eastern artists from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions. The featured artists include Iraqi-American artists Sinan Hussein, Qais Al Sindy, and renowned contemporary Jewish artist Shai Azoulay.
USA: Aga Khan Award for Architecture Exhibition and Gallery Talk at Kennesaw State University – 24 February 2020
Focus on the importance of Islamic architecture and how it has evolved over the years. Additionally, discuss how Islamic architecture interacts with culture and society and stress the role of human agency in shaping that interplay on 12 November 2020.
Dr. Shainool Jiwa takes us on a journey to understand the values of our tradition and how they have found expression in manifestations of the Imam-murid relationship, as well as created more inclusive and equitable societal frameworks. A special Imamat Day presentation.
ITREB USA presents Aspire, a webinar series that features conversations of a stronger future built on the foundations of our faith. Shi’ite Contributions to Islamic Culture features Dr. Devin Stewart and is moderated by Al-waeza Dr. Nargis Ali Virani.
In recognition of US Independence Day (July 4th), the Ismaili Council for the Southeastern USA is pleased to bring you a conversation with Jeffrey Rosen, President of the National Constitution Center, moderated by Justice Halim Dhanidina. Improved constitutional understanding is one of the four elements Mawlana Hazar Imam suggested could help strengthen democracy's effectiveness in meeting its central challenge of improving the quality of its constituents' lives.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center USA, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Pakistan in Houston, Asia Society Texas Center, and Aga Khan Museum, presents Sanam Marvi. a master Sufi and folk musician whose influence cuts across linguistic, cultural, and geographic boundaries.
Join us as we host an in-flight conversation with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Organized by the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern US in collaboration with NASA, this exciting broadcast will feature questions from middle school students and special messages from key elected and state officials.
In recognition of International Museum Day, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center USA in collaboration with the High Museum of Art-Atlanta, Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, and the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto presents a discussion on the role of museums in bridging cultures and developing solutions for the social, economic and environmental challenges of the present.
ITREB USA presents Aspire, a webinar series that features conversations of a stronger future built on the foundations of our faith. “Brightening My Thread in the Fabric of Society: Reflections on Citizenship, Integrity and a Democratic Ethic” features Dr. Bashir Jiwani and is moderated by Nayab Ali.
ITREB USA: The Multiple Legacies of the Women from the Prophet’s Family by Al-Waeza Dr. Nargis Ali Virani
On the occasion of Laylat al-Qadr, Al-Waeza Dr. Nargis Ali Virani takes us on an inspiring journey and narrative of the legacies of the women from the Prophet's family (Hazarat Bibi Fatima, Bibi Zainub, and Sayyida Nafisa).
The current pandemic has brought about some fundamental changes to the global economy and accelerated the pace of change that impacts how people work, live, and spend. Join us for a moderated discussion with Dr. Rusell Green of Rice University's Baker Institute and Laila Assange of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on the trends in the economic activities domestically and internationally as societies look towards a post-pandemic future. The program will be moderated by Inayat Noormohmad, former Director and Chief Labor Economist for the Kansas Department of Labor.
This week, on our sixth episode of Trailblazers, we are joined by Dr. Eboo Patel, the Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a nonprofit organization based in Chicago that prepares youth to become interfaith leaders in a changing environment. Eboo was also a member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural advisory council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. A Rhodes scholar with a doctorate in sociology from Oxford University, Eboo has authored four books, with a fifth one on the way.
The Council for USA in collaboration with The City of Houston, The Asia Society Texas Center, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, The Children's Museum Houston, EarthX, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, bring this special program which aims to create awareness of Navroz and the various cultural traditions, highlighting the visual, performance and culinary arts.
A film by Dr. Farzin Rezaeian, an award-winning documentary, and educational producer, which explores the richness and diversity of the ancient tradition of Nowruz (New Year). This colorful and joyous festival is celebrated across cultures by over 300,000 people in various countries around the world.
The Council for the USA and the Wende Museum of Los Angeles presents a program that explores the music of Central Asia. A panel discusses the efforts of the Aga Khan Music Program to preserve and promote artists from the region.
A conversation with author and producer Dr. Farzin Rezaeian where he discusses his documentary The Spirit of Nowruz - One Family, One Song. The film explores the richness and diversity of the ancient tradition of Nowruz (New Year), celebrated across cultures by 300,000,000 people in various countries around the world.