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  • His Highness the Aga Khan and Prince Amyn Aga Khan are introduced to Professor Marianne Barrucand, Institute of Art and Archaeology, University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), organiser of the conference on Fatimid Art and History held at the Sorbonne, 28-31 May 1998, and editor of the conference volume : "L'Egypte Fatimide: son art et son histoire" published by the University Press.
Aga Khan welcomes the Sorbonne's new series on Islam

Paris, 3 December 1999 - The Aga Khan attended the formal launch by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Presses de l'Universite de Paris-Sorbonne of a new series of publications on Islam. The first volume in the series, L'Egypte Fatimide: Son Art et Son Histoire, brings together the contributions of over fifty eminent scholars who participated in an international colloquium on the subject in Paris in May 1998 co-sponsored by AKTC.