Video Stream of George Saliba’s Lecture
Arabic-Islamic Science and the making of the Renaissance
By George Saliba
Professor of Arabic and Islamic Science at Columbia University
Saturday 26 May, 3.30pm
Thinktank Theatre, Thinktank,
Millenium Point, Birmingham
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Tuesday May 29th 2007 at 6.30 pm
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOASUniversity of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell SquareLondon, WC1H OXG
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- How did scientific ideas pass from the Islamic world to the European Renaissance during the 15th and 16th centuries?
- What is the connection between mathematical innovations produced in the Islamic world and mathematical astronomy during the Renaissance?
- Did Copernicus make use of the achievements of Arabic/Islamic scholars? And did his 16th century counterparts do the same?
by: FSTC Limited
MSIM Presentation by: FSTC Limited
Professor Salim Al-Hassani's highly visual and compelling presentation will assess some of the Muslim contribution to civilisation using graphical simulations and some 3D animations of early Muslim inventions.
Lecture: Great Men and Women of Science in Muslim Heritage by: FSTC Ltd
Evening lecture with Professor Salim Al-Hassani. Tuesday 21 November 2006, 6pm-8pm
Int. Conf. A Shared Legacy: Islamic Science East and West. Barcelona, 11-14 April by: FSTC Limited
The International Union of The History and Philosophy of Science - Commission on History of Science & Technology in Islamic Societies organizes an important conference.
Roy. Soc. Arts Lecture Manchester by: FSTC Limited
The RSA is delighted to announce a lecture in Manchester by Professor Salim Al-Hassani which will showcase some of the fascinating inventions of this period and explore their relevance to today's world and society.
Lecture: Islam, Modernity and the Enlightenment: A New Perspective by: FSTC Limited
The Council for Arab-British Understanding, in collaboration with the Foundation for Science, Civilisation and Technology, hosts: ‘Islam, Modernity and the Enlightenment: A New Perspective' by Samer Akkach. Thursday 3rd May 2007, 6:30pm
New Lectures at Thinktank, Birmingham's Museum of Science by: FTSC Limited
1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World launched at Thinktank, Birmingham's Museum of Science, at Millennium Point on 24th May as part of a UK-wide tour.
The First Regional Event on Knowledge-Based Economy by: FSTC Limited
The First Regional Event on the Knowledge-Based Economy
Credo of an Eminent Scholar: Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu's Lecture in Padua by: FSTC Limited
This article reproduces the lecture pronounced by Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, on the occasion of the presentation to him of the title of Doctorate honoris causa
by the University of Padua in Italy on 11 December 2006.
Muslim Heritage in the Knowledge-Economy Conference in Jeddah by: FSTC Limited
During "The First Regional Conference on the Knowledge Economy" in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, January 12-13, 2008, attended by over 300 experts and professionals as well as several VIPs, Professor Salim Al-Hassani delivered a key note speech in which he presented the touring exhibition "1001 Inventions" and the work undertaken by the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) to promote Muslim Heritage.
Muslim Heritage in the World Conference on Intellectual Capital by: FSTC Limited
In the frame of the forthcoming of The World Conference on Intellectual Capital for Communities, Professor Salim Al-Hassani, FSTC Chairman of the Board, presents a keynote lecture on the theme: Innovation in the Islamic World: what can we learn from the past, to design the future.
Lecture at Liverpool Athenaeum by: FSTC Limited
Professor Al-Hassani gave a lecture to the Liverpool Athenaeum
at their prestigious library on 28 February 2008. Here His Honour Judge John Roberts, current President of the club, is seen presenting Professor Al-Hassani with a copy of Liverpool 800, a new book on the history of Liverpool in celebration of the city's 800th anniversary and receiving a copy of the 1001i book for the Athenaeum library. The Liverpool Athenaeum has a distinguished membership of proprietors drawn from every walk of life across the city of Liverpool and the North West of England.
Presentation on The Muslims' Great Contributions during the Golden Age of the Islamic Civilization by: FSTC Limited
Prof. Salim Al Hassani, A Muslim Scholar and the chief editor of "1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World"
will be delivers his presentation for the second time on "The Muslims' Great Contributions during the Golden Age of the Islamic Civilization" Wednesday, 5th of March 2008 @ 12:00pm
. Prince Bandar Ben Sultan Auditorium.
Muslim Heritage: A Scholarly Perspective by: FSTC Limited
FSTC Research Associate Kaleem Hussain delivered on 17th
April 2008 a lecture on ‘Muslim Heritage: A Scholarly Perspective' at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education in Leicester. Aiming to explore the education of children in that area, focusing particularly on Muslim children, the conference presented the projects of FSTC and some milestones in contemporary scholarship in Muslim Heritage. We reproduce in this article a brief summary of the themes touched on during the lecture.
Muslim Heritage in Our World: Social Cohesion by: FSTC Limited
London Conference tackles 1000 years of amnesia of Muslim science and technology Wednesday 15th October, 2.30pm, Hoare Memorial Hall, Church House, Westminster.
Promoting Science-based Cultural Dialogue among Civilizations by: Professor Roshdi Rashed
Science and Rationalism in 9th Century Baghdad by: FSTC Limited
Text of the Lecture of Professor Jim Al-Khalili in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion
marking the 1001 Inventions
Exhibition at the House of Parliament, 15th of October 2008, Church House, London, UK.
BAAS Conference by: FSTC Limited
FSTC Conference: 'Science and Islam: Past, Present and Future'
Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion (1001 Inventions in UK Parliament) by: FSTC Limited
Between 13 and 17 October 2008, the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) organised two major events in London: a scaled down version of the "1001 Inventions Exhibition" at the House of Parliament (13-17 October) and a conference on "Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion" at Hoare Memorial Hall, Church House, Westminster (15 October 2008). Here follows a short report on the conference illustrated with photos from both events.