The annual Milad-un Nabi lecture to commemorate the life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him ) which has been a feature of different Ismaili Centres over the past three decades has now been consolidated into one global lecture which can be viewed virtually via Ismaili TV.
This year’s Milad lecture will be broadcasted from the Ismaili Centre, London, U.K on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. This event is open to all without registration and can be viewed at different hours in the day. View invitation card below for details.
This year’s prestigious lecture will be given by Professor Iqbal Asaria CBE respected scholar of Islamic Finance with a particular specialisation on Takaful (Islamic insurance ), followed by a conversation with Mr Mahmood Ahamed (Chairman of the Committee of the Aga Khan Foundation U.K.).
Professor Asaria’s lecture will be entitled “The Quest for a Moral Economy in the post- Covid era”.
Past speakers of the Milad lectures have included Dr Karen Armstrong (well known historian of religion), Dr Zaki Badawi (leading Islamic jurist), Professor Mashood Baderin (a UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights), Professor Saad Eddine Ebrahim (leading sociologist), and Lesley Hazleton (historical author and lecturer).
The Ismaili Centres which are places of gathering and reflection encourage pluralistic discourses and are today found in major cities of the world such as Dushanbe, Dubai, Lisbon, London ,Toronto and Vancouver.