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Happy World Book Day! World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995. This celebration Day was decided by the UNESCO in 1995. In the United Kingdom, World Book Day is held annually on the first Thursday in March, to avoid clashes with Easter school holi...
Figure 1. (Map on left) Surviving fragment of the second World Map of Piri Reis, 1528 (source) Figure 2. Turkish Piri Reis Stamp Also, whilst Western sources of Turkish history, just as of Muslim history, are a blessing, they can also be the greatest curse for whoever...
Keynote speaker, Professor Devin Stewart, is a Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Emory University and his lecture entitled, “The Fihrist of Ibn al-Nadeem seemed to be very well received. During his lecture, Professor Stewart provided an insightful overview...
Professor Qasim Al-Samarrai   On Wednesday 28th November 2012, Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation in London organised a public lecture on The Critical Edition of Manuscripts: Past, Present and Future, delivered by Professor Qasim Al-Samarrai, professor of Arabic and Islamic s...

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