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(Image Source) At the height of the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation, the Arabic language was the lingua franca that served as the language of science, poetry, literature, governance and art. A big movement of translation of Greek, Roman and other ancient books of science, philosophy and...
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(From right) Professor Assobhei Omar, President of Sidi Mohammed ben Abdullah university, Fez.presenting a painting of the old city of Fez to Professor Salim Al-Hassani. The president of FSTC, Professor Salim Al-Hassani's presentation told the story of how, a 1000 years ago, men and women...
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To name but a few renowned scholars of African origin in Muslim civilisation, one can observe the great works of zoologist Al-Jahiz, geographer Al-Idrisi, mathematicians such as Labana of Cordoba, Muhammed ibn Muhammed al-Fulani al-Kishnawi, Abu Kamil Shuja ibn Aslam, al-Qurashī, al-...
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During the course of the day, Professor Salim Al-Hassani delivered various lectures regarding famous figures who contributed towards the sciences. In the first session, Professor Salim Al-Hassani discussed how through cross-cultural experiences, be it in regards to academia or trade, Muslims...
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1001 Inventions Versus 1001 Nights Keynote Speech by Emeritus Prof. Salim T. S. Al-Hassani This presentation demonstrated 3D animations of past key scienctific and technological  inventions reconstructed in virtual space from manuscripts and how the intellectual revolution of early...
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Legendary Oscar-nominated actor Omar Sharif, who died on Friday 10 July 2015 in a Cairo hospital following a heart attack, still has one more film to be released later this year. British organisation 1001 Inventions is producing a short film that will be the last film for the late...
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*** Note of the Editor; This article has been taken from Science in Parliament (SiP) "The Journal of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee" Issue May/June 2015 (Page 44-45): www.scienceinparliament.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SiP-May-June-2015-full-issue.pdf *** Dr Anne-...
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EuroNews.com: A new exhibition in Belgium aims to highlight the influence of Ottoman culture on western artists. “The Sultan’s World: The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance Art” has opened at the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts. The exhibition looks at Ottoman influences on artists such as...
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In 5-6 September 2008 an international conference Representing Islam: Comparative Perspectives was organised jointly by the Universities of Manchester and Surrey. The meeting, in which over 100 eminent national and international speakers participated, was supported by the Arts and...
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(Image Source) One scholar in particular, Ibn Al-Haytham is distinguished for having highlighted the importance of celebrating and promoting all histories of all peoples as he has been heralded by many historians as “the father of optics”. In her opening address, the UNESCO Director General...
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