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In June 2014, The Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) played host to a delegation from Turkey and held a workshop on Women of Science and Management in History attended by 27 participants.  The delegation from the Human Development and Social Education Foundatio...
"This is the 18th year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 5th March 2015 children of all ages will come together to appreciate reading. Very loudly and very happily. The main aim of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by prov...
This is the 19th year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 3rd March 2016 children of all ages will come together to appreciate reading. Very loudly and very happily. The main aim of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by provi...
Yaqut ibn-'Abdullah al-Rumi al-Hamawi (1179 - 1229) was born a Greek in Asia Minor; captured in war and enslaved; but the Baghdad merchant who bought him gave him a good education, and then freed him [1]. The merchant in fact engaged Yāqūt as his secretary and sent him on commercial tours on Qeys is...

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