1001 inventions: Cultural Routes of Science for Cultural Inter-Appreciation

On 2nd June 2010, Professor Salim Al-Hassani lectured in Bristol, UK, on 1001 inventions: Cultural Routes of Science for Cultural Inter-Appreciation. This lecture was organised by the British Science Association (Bristol and Bath branch) and the St Mary Redcliffe Journey into Science project. The venue was St Mary Redcliffe Church, a glorious medieval church in the gothic style, a style of architecture which owes much to the early influence of Islamic architecture. The lecture was attended by a large audience.

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On 2 June 2010, Professor Salim Al-Hassani lectured in Bristol, UK, on 1001 inventions: Cultural Routes of Science for Cultural Inter-Appreciation.

Professor Al-Hassani is Chairman of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation and Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester.

This lecture was organised by the British Science Association Bristol and Bath branch and the St Mary Redcliffe Journey into Science project. The venue was St Mary Redcliffe Church, a glorious medieval church in the gothic style, a style of architecture which owes much to the early influence of Islamic architecture. The lecture was attended by a large audience.

Figure 2: Prof. Al-Hassani, Dr Eric Albone, Chair of British Science Association local branch in Bristol, with some members of the Muslim community who attended the lecture.

Figure 3: Prof. Al-Hassani, Reverend Dr Simon Taylor, the Vicar of St Mary Redcliffe Church, and Dr Eric Albone.

Organisers: British Science Association, Bristol and Bath Branch St Mary Redcliffe Journey into Science

Lecture title: 1001 inventions: Cultural Routes of Science for Cultural Inter Appreciation

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Time: 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Location: St Mary Redcliffe Church, near Bristol Temple Meads Station

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