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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