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April 2019

Urban Bodies in the Cityscape of Cairo: Passion, Despair and Entanglement

10 04 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street
London, N1C 4DN United Kingdom
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Co-produced by Aga Khan University, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, this free open-to-the-public conversation will argue that there is no distinct separation between bodies, things, and cityscapes, and in this theoretical mould will explore how the intense experiences of the Egyptian revolts in 2011 are connected to the city of Cairo.

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June 2019

Public Lecture: Blasphemy and the State in Pakistan

3 06 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street
London, N1C 4DN United Kingdom
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Blasphemy is one of the most contentious issues in contemporary Pakistan. Founded as a safe homeland for Muslims, the country has wrestled with the role of Islam in the state since its inception. In this free public lecture, part of Aga Khan University's Governance Programme, historian Dr Yaqoob Khan Bangash will explore the history of blasphemy laws in Pakistan, and their effect on free speech and the rights of religious minority groups.

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Islamic Law and Gender Equality in the Balance

Public Lecture: Islamic Law and Gender Equality in the Balance

13 06 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street
London, N1C 4DN United Kingdom
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A major reform of inheritance law is currently underway in Tunisia. Join a panel of leading experts as they discuss the reform and gender equality.

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Aga Khan University Governance Programme

25 06 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street
London, N1C 4DN United Kingdom
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Hosted at the Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross, the programme of workshops and lectures explore how Muslim societies develop political systems that promote public welfare, achieve popular legitimacy and recognise minority rights in a time marked by heated debates over tradition, religion and modernity. See the programme of upcoming events here.

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Book Launch: The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism

25 06 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street
London, N1C 4DN United Kingdom
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Nancy Hawker will be in conversation with Deborah Cameron on the occasion of the launch of her new book The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship.

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October 2019

Aga Khan University conference Words Laying Down the Law

Conference: Words Laying Down the Law – Translating Arabic Legal Discourse

7 10 2019 - 8 10 2019
Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street
London, N1C 4DN United Kingdom
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The Aga Khan University will be asking what the impact of translation has on the interpretation and application of the law in Islamic and Arabic legal contexts.

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November 2020

KQ Virtual Private View: Black Monuments Matter

5 11 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online,

Join the Knowledge Quarter for our series of Virtual Private Views, showcasing the cultural offering of our square mile in the digital realm. Black Monuments Matter is the Aga Khan University's latest exhibition and this Virtual Private View will include a talk with the exhibition's curators.

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