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Early Women of Science, Technology, Medicine and Management
This article is a paper submitted to and presented at WISE 2018: World Muslim Women's Summit & Exhibition, organised by TASAM, Istanbul, Turkey, from 28th Feb - 4th March 2018.
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Buried Evidence: Islamic Viking Burial Garments
As predicted in our previous article dating back to May 2015, additional studies and research have indeed revealed more artefacts illustrating European and Islamic Civilisation interconnectivity....
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The Back-Road Historic Mosques of China
In a country known for large numbers, it was a modest, round number that grabbed our attention: 100. That is the approximate number of mosques built before 1700 that are estimated to remain...
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Mega Cities on the Silk Road
Throughout history, trade routes played a central role in the transfer of goods and exchange of ideas between different parts of the world. The historic Silk Roads, which were a network of trade...
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Ode to Nana Asma’u: Voice and Spirit
Nana Asma’u sits in the pantheon, of the great educators of Africa. Taught by female scholars – such as Aisha -  in her family, as well by her more well known father (Usman dan Fodio), uncle (...
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A Tale of Two Civilisations: The Viking and the Muslim Civilisation
Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of a ring found on a Viking woman in an ancient burial ground with the inscription 'For/To Allah' erupted in mainstream media. The mystery...
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Impact on Instrumental Tablature
The Arabs were the first to give Europe a scientific description of musical instruments. Looking back into...
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The Muslim Influence on Musical Theory
The Muslim influence on musical theory is strongly denied by Western scholars. Even those who accept the...
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Curricula in Ottoman Madrasas
It is possible to provide a basic (though only partial) outline of what was taught at Ottoman madrasas....
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The Muslim Carpet
The Muslim carpet has long been a luxury commodity sought by textile museums, rich collectors and wealthy...
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Muslim Musical Instruments Transmitted to Europe
Many musical instruments came into European civilisation from Islamic Civilsation. Much of this is hardly...
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Music in Muslim Civilisation
People who are familiar with traditional Arab music as well as Flamenco will know the obvious historical...
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