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University of Central Asia and Cambridge to promote new academic partnership 2020-03-02

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Cambridge will share resources, conduct joint research and exchange resources with the University, which was founded by an international treaty in 2000

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the University of Cambridge have agreed to partner to promote academic cooperation, collaboration in areas of joint research, student exchange, and to share educational materials.

University of Central Asia Signs Historic Partnership Agreement with University of Cambridge 2020-02-25

At the signing of the Partnership Agreement (L to R): Mr. Naguib Kheraj (UCA Trustee), Princess Zahra Aga Khan (UCA Trustee), Pr

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the University of Cambridge signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 25th 2020 to promote academic partnership, and collaborate in areas such as joint research, faculty and student exchange, as well as sharing of academic and educational material. The signing ceremony, at Cambridge’s Old Schools Building, was attended by Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Members of UCA’s Board of Trustees, the Rector and Deans of UCA, and senior representatives from Cambridge.



Princess Zahra Aga Khan (UCA Trustee), at the Partnership Agreement with University of Cambridge seen with Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha (Chairman, Board of Trustees, UCA), and Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi (Rector, UCA) and Prof. Stephen Toope (VC, University of Cambridge

Hazar Imam playing soccer at Harvard

Hazar Imam playing soccer at Harvard

Hazar Imam playing soccer at Harvard


H.H. The Aga Khan IV at M.I.T. Cambridge  1994-05-27
The Ismaili USA

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 honoured to be with you this morning.

MIT has shown a standard of excellence in education and research that sets a benchmark for universities everywhere. You who have been at the Institute for years may be excused if you take this in stride, but for me, coming here for the first time in several years, the energy of the place is palpable.

His Highness The Aga Khan and the Ismailis - 2007-12-03

2007, December 3: Struggling for a common humanity in a divided world. Movie Premiere: 6pm Monday Dec. 3, 2007. JFK JR Forum. Kennedy School of Government - Harvard University.

Cambridge Honorary Degrees 2009 - 2009-02-11

2009, february 11: Cambridge Honorary Degrees 2009 - The University of Cambridge has today announced the names of 12 distinguished people, to be submitted for approval to the Regent House for the conferment of honorary degrees. Among those submitted are: His Highness Prince Karim Al-Hussayni, the Aga Khan (Doctor of Divinity). It is expected that that the honorary doctorates will be conferred at a Congregation to be held on Friday, 12 June.

The Aga Khan celebrates 50th year as Imam - 2008-06-01

2008, June 1: 'Celebrating his 50th year as the Aga Khan last year, the former Leverett House resident has become a bridge between East and West, traditionalism and modernity' writes NiniI S. Moorhead, Crimson Staff Writer. [More]

Prince Karim Aga Khan receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard University - 2008-06-05


2008, June 5: Prince Karim Aga Khan receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard University at commencement ceremonies June 5, 2008, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. J.K. Rowling, who wrote the popular Harry Potter books, was the commencement speaker. (Photo by Robert Spencer/Getty Images). [Photos] [Alumni News] [More]

H.H. The Aga Khan Recieves distinction of Doctor of Divinity - 2009-06-12


2009, June 12: Cambridge, U.K. Prince Aga Khan was recognised with the distinction of Doctor of Divinity for his work in promoting healthcare and education in developing countries at the Cambridge University.

University of Cambridge

second oldest university in England and the fourth oldest in Europe.

Major Expansion of Islamic Program - 1985-03-06


On March 6, 1985, Mawlana Hazar Imam announced a major commitment in the field of Architectural Education for the Islamic World. He was in Cambridge, Massachusetts (U.S.A.) to sign an agreement with two leading universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, for the extension and expansion of the joint Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, originally established in 1979.


Speeches, Ii, Pp. 87-88

"Very few modern African leaders fail to recognise the advantages of continued association with the Commonwealth or in the case of the former French African territories with the French Community. The Commonwealth may well become one of the principal means of fulfilling the very justifiable ambition of nearly all African leaders to remain outside the cold war."

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