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Universidade NOVA de Lisboa is honouring Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa in the presence of the President of the Portuguese Republic on 20 July 2017. This event will be webcast at The.Ismaili/live starting at 2:00 PM Lisbon time (GMT+1).

His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, thanks the Ismaili community for their contributions to the nation.

Portuguese President visits Jamat at Ismaili Centre, expresses nation’s gratitude

Some of the 20 students who completed the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop attending their graduation ceremony at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon. AKF Portugal / Sofia Nunes

The camera is well known for its power to capture, but over the course of a seven day workshop, a group of students in Lisbon learned firsthand of its power to transform.

Ashad Ali Haji and his family in Madrid, circa 1928. Ismaili Council for Portugal

Two years ago, the oldest Ismaili Muslim community in Europe celebrated 100 years since it’s arrival on the continent. In July, an exhibition that recounts their story was inaugurated at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.

Fredric Roberts with the workshop attendees and AKF staff, at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon. Mike Sakas

Lisbon, 10 September 2016 — A graduation ceremony was held for 20 students who completed a photography workshop given by Fredric Roberts at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.

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