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Thursday, 2015, November 12Video - Aga Khan delivers 2015 Jodidi lecture at Harvard University
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Thursday, 2015, November 12HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON CHALLENGES TO PLURALISM AND COSMOPOLITANISM TODAY 2015-11-12
H.H Aga Khan IV
Source: 
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Harvard University

His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Powerful Advocate of
Pluralism, and Global Humanitarian to deliver the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture.
Cambridge, MA

His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, powerful advocate of social change,and global humanitarian, will return to Harvard to present a lecture on the challenges to pluralism and cosmopolitanism in society on November 12, 2015, from 4:00 to 5:30pm as part of the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture Series.

Thursday, 2015, November 12His Highness the Aga Khan Delivering the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture at Harvard University 2015-11-12
Hazar Imam delivering the Jodidi Lecture at Memorial Church, Harvard University 2015-11-12
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Mark Elliott, Vice Provost
Michele Lamont, Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Ali Asani, Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program
Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion
Members of the Harvard Community
Distinguished Guests

Thank you for your warm welcome.

Thursday, 2015, November 12HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON CHALLENGES TO PLURALISM AND COSMOPOLITANISM TODAY 2015-11-12
jodidi.jpg
Source: 
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Harvard University

His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Powerful Advocate of
Pluralism, and Global Humanitarian to deliver the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture.
Cambridge, MA

His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, powerful advocate of social change,and global humanitarian, will return to Harvard to present a lecture on the challenges to pluralism and cosmopolitanism in society on November 12, 2015, from 4:00 to 5:30pm as part of the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture Series.

Thursday, 2015, November 12HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON CHALLENGES TO PLURALISM AND COSMOPOLITANISM TODAY 2015-11-12
2015-11-12-jodidi2.jpg

His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Powerful Advocate of
Pluralism, and Global Humanitarian to deliver the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture.
Cambridge, MA

VIDEO LINK: http://www.ismaili.net/heritage/node/32059

Thursday, 2015, November 12His Highness the Aga Khan’s Interview with Professor Diana L. Eck of Harvard University 2015-11-12
Professor Diana L. Eck of Harvard University conducted the interview with His Highness the Aga Khan 2015-11-12
Source: 
akdn.org

Diana L. ECK: Your Highness, thank you for that. It was a great pleasure to listen to, and I think I feel, especially honored because there are hundreds of people here who would like to be asking you questions this afternoon, and I’m the person who is sort of appointed to do so, and I am delighted and deeply honored.

His Highness the AGA KHAN: Thank you very much.

Thursday, 2015, November 12His Highness the Aga Khan lecture “The Cosmopolitan Ethic in a Fragmented World”
H.H Aga Khan IV
Source: 
harvard.edu

Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture

Date:

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

See also: Jodidi Lecture, Special Event, 2015–2016

Location:

Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
and the
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program
warmly welcome you to the
Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture

His Highness the Aga Khan

“The Cosmopolitan Ethic in a Fragmented World”

Photo of His Highness the Aga Khan

Wednesday, 2008, November 12Aga Khan to make Jubilee visit to BC - 2008-11-12
Source: 
The Province

The Aga Khan will visit Vancouver on Nov. 25 for a Golden Jubilee anniversary meeting with members of B.C.'s Shia Ismaili Muslim community.
'The community is very excited about having His Highness visit,' said Farid Damji, a volunteer with the Ismaili Council of B.C.

The Aga Khan has been spiritual leader, or Imam, to the ethnically-diverse community of Ismailis for the past 50 years.

Many of his 20,000 followers in the province are expected to gather at B.C. Place Stadium for a ceremonial afternoon.

'He will deliver a message and meet community leaders,' said Damji.

Wednesday, 2003, November 12TAJIK SECULAR LAW PREVAILS IN MOUNTAINOUS EAST - 2003-11-12

Forum 18 News Service has found during a visit to Tajikistan's remote and mountainous eastern region that the parts which were governed by compulsory Shariah law during the mid-1990's civil war have now returned to secular Tajik law... Forum 18 has also found that in the distinctly Ismaili part of the region there are no Ismaili prayer houses. However, local people do not perceive a need for prayer houses as they can pray at home.

Wednesday, 2003, November 12Tajik secular not Shariah law prevails in mountainous east
Source: 
www.forum18.org/Archive.php?article_id=181

Forum 18 News Service has found during a visit to Tajikistan's remote and mountainous eastern region that the parts which were governed by compulsory Shariah law during the mid-1990's civil war have now returned to secular Tajik law. Muslims now follow Shariah law only if they choose to do so and the days when local people were forced by armed Tajik opposition groups to pray in mosques are over. Until the year 2000 fighters of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan lived in parts of the region, but they then under pressure crossed into Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 2003, November 12Tajik secular not Shariah law prevails in mountainous east - 2003-11-12
Source: 
www.forum18.org/Archive.php?article_id=181

Forum 18 News Service has found during a visit to Tajikistan's remote and mountainous eastern region that the parts which were governed by compulsory Shariah law during the mid-1990's civil war have now returned to secular Tajik law. Muslims now follow Shariah law only if they choose to do so and the days when local people were forced by armed Tajik opposition groups to pray in mosques are over. Until the year 2000 fighters of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan lived in parts of the region, but they then under pressure crossed into Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 1996, November 12Event - 1996-11-12

Met in Moscow with leader of the Movement for the National Revival of Tajikistan, ex-prime minister of Tajikistan Abdumalik Abdulldzhanov in an effort to settle the inter-Tajik conflict.

Tuesday, 1985, November 12Event - 1985-11-12

Pakistan Television Corporation telecast an interview given to it by Hazar Imam. In this interview, Hazar Imam said that Islam is the eternal faith and that Islam was the faith for man. (click here).

Tuesday, 1985, November 12Event - 1985-11-12

Begum Salimah performed the opening ceremony of the extension wing at Sir Sultan Mohammad Shah Aga Khan School in Karimabad.

Tuesday, 1985, November 12Interview of H. H. The Aga Khan Given to and Telecast by Pakistan Television Corporation- 1985-11-12

AH-Men have different reasons for serving humanity and their country. What are yours, Your Highness?

Monday, 1984, November 12Event - 1984-11-12-A

Monday. Mowlana Hazar Imam calls for long term strategy in Urban Planning at the Ninth International Seminar in Cairo, 'Expanding the Metropolis.' The seminar whose inauguration was attended by over 500 delegates from throughout the Muslim world had its opening session at the Arab League Building in Cairo. Also attending the Seminar were Mata Salamat, Om Habibah, Prince Sadruddin, Princess Aliya and Prince Amyn Mohammed. (click here)

Monday, 1984, November 12CITATION UPON THE PRESENTATION OF THE THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FOUNDATION MEDAL - 1984-11-12

Mr. President:
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal was established in 1966, and is awarded annually by the University under a grant from the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation. It is given in recognition of excellence in architecture in the world, and is selected by a Steering Committee representing the Foundation, the University, and (as of this year) previous Medalists. Past prize winners have included a distinguished roster of internationally famous architects, educators, historians, and critics.

Monday, 1984, November 12Event - 1984-11-12

Hazar Imam met with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt at the Abideen Palace, Cairo. (photo)

Sunday, 1978, November 12Event - 1978-11-12

Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah arrived in Ottawa for their first visit of Jamats to Canada.

Sunday, 1978, November 12H.H. The Aga Khan and Begum Salimah arrive in Canada - 1978-11-12

Sunday November 12, 1978, is the day that will go down in the annals of Canadian Ismaili history. Our beloved Hazar Imam, Noor Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Huseini arrived in Ottawa for the start of his first-ever Holy visit to Canada accompanied by Begum Salimah.

Thursday, 1970, November 12ADDRESS BY MR. C.G. KAHAMA, GENERAL MANAGER OF THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF TANZANIA, AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE I.P.S. BUILDING - 1970-11-12

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, AT 5 P.M. ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1970
Your Excellency,
Your Highness,
Honourable Ministers,
Your excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and gentlemen,

It is with the greatest pleasure that I rise to speak on this memorable occasion. For, it is an occasion when superlatives are not out of place; when congratulations are of the highest and sincerest level. And, looking up at this fine building, I might be permitted to add that it is an occasion when even 'tall storeys' are justified in every sense!

Thursday, 1970, November 12Event - 1970-11-12

Thursday 5:00 P.M. Mowlana Hazar Imam witnessed the opening of I.P.S. in Dar es Salaam , Tanzania. Mr. George Kahama, General manager of the National Development Corporation of Tanzania said in his address; 'His Highness The Aga Khan has always taught and urged the members of the Ismaili community to be loyal and true citizens to the country in which they may live.'

Monday, 1962, November 12Event - 1962-11-12

Donated Rs.50,000 to President's East Pakistan Flood Relief Fund.

Thursday, 1959, November 12Event - 1959-11-12

Donated

Thursday, 1931, November 12Aga Khan III Event - 1931-11-12

November 12, 1931 - The second Round Table Conference was held in London, England which was to discuss Indo-British relations. Mahatma Gandhi represented the Congress of India and had the first meeting of the Conference in the room of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III at the Ritz Hotel.


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