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From Satpanthi to Ismaili Muslim: The Articulation of Ismaili Khoja Identity in South Asia

Publication Type  Article
Year of Publication  2011
Date Published  2010
Authors  Ali S. Asani
Original Publication  Modern History of the Ismailis, 2010
Key Words  Khoja; History; Ismaili; Satpanthi; Culture

Archnet was created in 2002 a global electronic resource designed to bridge cultural, civilisational and digital divides.

Archnet was created in 2002 a global electronic resource designed to bridge cultural, civilisational and digital divides.

His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims; Charles M. Vest, President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); and Lawrence H. Summers, President of Harvard University 13 years to this day, launched ArchNet

The Aga Khan Speaks at MIT Commencement - 1994-05-27


Graduates Urged to Find Values in Encounters
(Following is the text of the Commencement Address presented by His Highness the Aga Khan at MIT's graduation exercises on Friday, May 27.)

President Vest, Members of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, distinguished members of the faculty, Mayor Reeves, happy graduates, even happier parents and others gathered here today: I am pleased and honored to be with you this morning.

Former UN refugee agency chief Sadruddin Aga Khan dies-2003-05-13


Former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, who led the UN agency during the 1960s and 1970s, died in Boston on Monday. He was 70.

"All in UNHCR and the entire humanitarian community are deeply saddened by the passing away of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan. He left an indelible print on UNHCR's history - leading the agency through some of the most challenging moments. Sadruddin's name became synonymous with UNHCR," said High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers, who received the news of the Prince's death while on mission in West Africa.

Alzheimer's Disease - "would pull the plug"-1989-03-27

Windsor star

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, who nursed her mother, actress Rita Hayworth, until her death from Alzheimer's disease, said she worries she will get the illness and would want to "pull the plug" if she did.

ARCHITECTURE - Khan awards bridge cultural gap-2001-11-29


Can architecture be a way of bridging the gap between Western and Islamic cultures? For most of us, the need to build that bridge is something we've only recently become aware of. But someone who has long been trying is the Aga Khan.

Revival of Afghan capital could hinge on infrastructure - AGA KHAN, MIT, HARVARD TO LAUNCH ARCHITECTURAL WEB SITE - 2002-09-25


An Islamic spiritual leader has united with Harvard, MIT and six Middle Eastern universities to create a Web site its creators hope will advance architecture throughout the Islamic world.
The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, also hopes to link war-torn places such as Sarajevo and Kabul to the Web, empower women and foster East-West dialogue through the site, which took four years to create.

Aga Khan - Harvard-Honorary-Degree 2008-06-05

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His Highness Aga Khan IV receives an Honorary Degree at Harvard University, Boston on June 5th, 2008

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