Category Archives: Seminars/Workshops

Aga Khan University, Pakistan: Academic Publications Announcement: Cluster Launch of the Muslim Civilisations Abstracts Series

The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC) is pleased to announce a lecture and discussion about its Muslim Civilisations Abstracts (MCA) series, to take place at the University of Edinburgh on 30 September 2010. The … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Lecture: The Qur´an: A Primer for Non-Muslims

Jun 11, 2010 1:30 PM at the Caroline Wiess Law Building Friday, June 11, 1:30 p.m. and repeated on Saturday, June 12, 4:00 p.m. The Qur´an: A Primer for Non-Muslims Muslims believe that the Qur´an was revealed directly from God, Allah in … Continue reading

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AKU Seminar: The Perception of Muslims in the Christian Poetry

The Perception of Muslims in the Christian Poetry of the “Romanceros Fronterizos” in Medieval and Post-Medieval Spain Medieval Spain (Al-Andalus) was a place of multicultural intermingling. During the period so called “Reconquista”, the civilization of the Christian kingdoms were nurtured … Continue reading

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IIS: Khilaf and Authority between the Buyid and Safawid periods

Institute of Ismaili Studies Khilaf and Authority between the Buyid and Safawid periods Tuesday 27th April 2010 – 3pm  Dr Andrew J Newman Reader in Islamic Studies and Persian, Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Edinburgh. … Continue reading

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Presentation by Ratish Nanda, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Presentation by Ratish Nanda of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture 20 April, 2010, 6pm Room 6-120 Massachusetts Inst. of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in conjunction with the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture … Continue reading

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Lectures on Musical and Cultural Diversity by Ted Levin

Ted Levin is a fascinating man. Upon my entrance into Shattuck 156 on Tuesday night for the “Ethnomusicologist as Cultural Entrepreneur” lecture, I was struck by an imposingly tall professor who is not only an expert on East Asian musical … Continue reading

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Concordia University is playing host to the Aga Khan Foundation Canada

During the month of March, Concordia is playing host to the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, an exhibit designed to showcase the work of the foundation, which invests heavily in building infrastructure in countries such as Pakistan and Afghanistan. The exhibit, … Continue reading

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