The Khoja Business Directory has been created to encourage business and trade between community members
12:00 to 13:30: Lunch, Salat and registration
13:30 to 13:45: Welcoming speeches CoEJ and WF
13:45 to 14:00 Launching exhibition (Dr Hasnain Walji)
14:00 to 17:00 Seminar on Khoja Community: Past, Present and Future
14:00 to 15:30 First Panel: Past
Kumail Rajani: The Fate of Khoja Community and British Courts
Jaffer Manek: How it was 150 years ago and what is missing now for it to be as good again?
Nazir Jessa: From Union to Council: Khoja Community of Europe
15:30 to 15:45 BREAK
15:45 to 17:15 Second Panel: Present
Hasnain Walji: Reading Sources, Shifting Narratives
Annie Shamsi & Farzana Hirji Karawalli: Evaluation of a Community Health Action Model for a UK Based Khoja Community: Has Inspirational Minds made a Difference?
Sabira Lakha: Financial dignity for married women
17:15 to 17:30 BREAK
17:30 to 19:00 Third panel: Future
Morgan Clarke & Ali Reza Bhojani: A case study of what it means to follow the sharia in Khoja Shia Muslim communities of Europe
Farhan Jamal: Khoja Voice
Sibtain Panjwani: Harnessing the power of Our Community: Integrating Mimbar with Madrasa and Family
19:00 to 19:54 Dinner
19:54 to 20:30 Salat
20:30 to 21:45 Screening the documentary on the history of the Khojas (Gujarati version)
7th April Sunday (30th Rajab)
10:00 to 10:30 KSI Community in Europe
10:00 to 10:30 Sibtain Panjwani
10:30 to 12:30 Capturing the history of the Khoja community in Europe
12:30 to 13:00 Exhibition
13:00 to 14:30 Salat and Lunch
14:30 to 16:30 Contd.. Capturing the history of the Khoja community in Europe
16:30 to 18:00 Youth Debate: Is culture an obstacle to religion?
18:00 to 18:30 Paanshop Polemics of Phua and Phida (Skit)
18:30 to 19:00 Closing remarks (Mahmood Hooda, Vice President of the CoEJ & Hasnain Walji, Chair of the Khoja Heritage Project of the WF)
18:30 to 20:00 Screening the documentary on the history of the Khojas (Repeated program)
This January, join our community to walk 10,000 steps a day by taking part in the 10,000 steps challenge!
A two-part series by Shan E Abbas Hassam on The World Federation Office Bearer trip to Iraq in July 2017.