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Dr Gulshan Khakee

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1944 - 2002

Dr Gulshan Khakee was among the pioniers of Ginanic research.

She graduated in teacher training in Nairobi where she taught at the AK Girl School and at the Kenya High School . She did her M.A. at Trinity College in Dublin - Ireland and her PhD. at Harvard in 1972.

Thesis: "The `Das Avatara' of Satpanthi Ismailis and Imam Shahis of Indo-Pakistan." Ph.D. diss., Harvard University , 1972. [Contains a transliteration and translation of the Das Avatara of Imam Shah.] read the Thesis here: http://ismaili.net/heritage/node/29102

Azim Nanji

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Dr. Azim Nanji is a member of the first Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

Finalists for 2010 Aga Khan Award Announced - 2010-05-25

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archrecord.construction.com

The 19 finalists for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture are to be announced this afternoon during an event at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Chosen by a nine-member master jury, the projects on the shortlist range from textile factory in Turkey to a women’s health center in Burkina Faso.

Established in 1977 and given every three years, the prestigious Aga Khan Award recognizes notable projects in communities where Muslims have a significant presence. The program was created by His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. The prize fund totals $500,000.

Manhattan Jamatkhana , New York, United States of America

The entrance has a brown awning; the prayer hall is downstairs.

The closest subways: R,W (8th Street) and 6 (Astor Place).

Manhattan JK Dua time:
First Dua is 7:30 Weekdays and 6:30 Weekends
Open Friday-Sunday (Weekend Jamatkhana), Chandraats and special occasions.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan IV at M.I.T. - 1994

MP3 Stereo 11kHz 64Kbps (CBR) 25:15 minutes (11.56 MB)

Speech at Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal for Architecture - 1984-04-13

April 13, 1984

Islamic Architecture: Concerns and Directions

Dean Robertson, Members of the Faculty, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Earlier today I became the proud recipient of the 1984 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal for Architecture, one of the greatest honours this historic University can bestow and one that it gave Me immense pleasure to accept.

The Silk Road Comes to Town This Year's Folklife Festival

Aga Khan and Colin Powell open Silk Road Festival
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www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A49130-2002Apr1.html

For the first time in its 36 years, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will be dedicated to a single subject: an exploration of the ancient Silk Road, the trade route that linked Asia and Europe, and its influence of its cultures on American life today.From June 26 to 30 and July 3 to 7, visitors to the National Mall can tour a range of exhibits focused on the cultures that flourished along the road from the time of Alexander the Great until the 14th century A.D.

Princess Yasmin interviewed and Featued in Paris Match Magazine - 2009-07-22

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Princess Yasmin speaks of how her mother's Illness changed the course of her own life.

SPEECH by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Global Philanthropy Forum, Keynote, Washingtom - 2009-04-23

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akdn.org

President Jane Wales, thank you for those very generous comments.

I’d like to say how happy I am to share in this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum.

Participants,
Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a special pleasure for me to be with you tonight, for I look upon you as particularly serious and informed partners in the work of global understanding and international development.


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