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Figure 1. One of the excavated fragments made from fine silk and silver thread discovered at the two Swedish sites, Birka and Gamla Uppsalan (Source) I have seen the 'Vikings'..." Ahmed Ibn Fadlan, 10th-century Arab traveler Figure 2. Enlarging the...
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On Friday 11 August 2017, Khaleel Shaikh, Research and Editing Officer at FSTC UK and Natty Mark Samuels, founder of African School, a Cultural Education project based in Oxford delivered presentations on “Science & Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: Pre-Islamic to Islamic Era” at FSTC House...
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The Cheltenham Science Festival took place between 6 - 11 June 2017, headlining was one panel discussion on “The Story of Math”. Professors Mona Siddiqui, Mohamed El-Gomati, Marcus du Sautoy and Dr Amira Bennison took part in the conversation with Professor Siddiqui opening the panel discussion...
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Dedicated to the memory of Prof Rabie E. Abdel-Halim (d. 15th April 2015) Figures of treatment of various illnesses (Source) Medicine is a science, from which one learns the states of the human body … in order to preserve good health when it exists, and restore it when it is...
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Note: Composed by Sairah Yassir-Deane and Cem Nizamoglu, also published in 1001 Inventions website. In view of the growing importance of the subject of gender and women in society, this collection of articles we present below represents some of what we currently know...
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*** Note of the Editor This article was edited to fit Muslim Heritage website standards. It was originally written in May 2015 during the height of the refugee crisis [and has been edited and extended in the light of new discoveries in October 2017]. Amongst other countries, refugees sought...
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2nd Dialogue of Civilisations International Symposium  (2. Uluslararasi Medeniyetler Diyaloğu Sempozyumu) The symposium was hosted by National Geographic and the Civilisation Studies Centre (Medam) at Bahçeşehir University in Istanbul, both long term associates of FSTC and 1001...
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Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Ottoman Rule in Sarajevo 3. Gazi Husrev-Begova Complex 4. Society, Economy, Trade, Arts, and Architecture in Sarajevo 5. Sarajevo in Post Ottoman Rule 6. References 1. Introduction Known for its diverse ethnic and religious makeup, Bosnia and...
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In a bid to shed light on the often overlooked Muslim contribution to the history of science, long-term trustee and supporter of Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), Professor Jim al-Khalili, presented the 2014 Voltaire Lecture based on ‘Lessons from the past: science and...
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Figure 1: Dick and Dom in their acclaimed show, “Absolute Genius” (Source)* Scholar, inventor, mechanical engineer, craftsman and artist Al-Jazari featured on Dick and Dom's "Absolute Genius", Wednesday 26th February at 5:30 pm, CBBC. In a bid to engage pre-school children in...
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