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Newsletter 10: January Issue 2013
In the first days of the New Year, FSTC team is pleased to present to our wide community Issue 10 of this periodic publication. We list in this new release detailed coverage on FSTC recent activities...
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Figure 1: Sultan Murad III's firman about al-Tusi's book Tahrir Kitab usul al-Handasa li-Uqlidis printed in Italy in 1594.
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Figure 2: First pages of Bist bab dar ma'rifat-i asturlab, Istanbul, Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2620.
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Figure 3: First pages of Sharh-i bist bab dar ma'rifet-i asturlab, Istanbul, Süleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2641.
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Figure 4: The drawing of Nasir al-Din Tusi on a recent Iranian stamp.
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Figure 5: The portrait of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II (Muhammad II, 1451-1481).
Figure 1: Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan lecturing in Geneva on 29 April 2011. (Source).
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Figure 2: Front cover of Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man: A Philosophy of History and Civilisational Triumph by Nayef Al-Rodhan (Lit Verlag, 2009, Paperback: 472 pages).
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Figure 3: Diagram explaining the author's concept of Sustainable History (p. 15).
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Figure 4: Diagram about the new vision of Human Civilisation. © Nayef Al-Rodhan 2009. The author's comment reads: "Rather than thinking of competing and separate civilisations, we should think in terms of only one human civilisation (one human story), comprised of multiple geo-cultural domains that contain sub-cultures" (pp. 34-35).
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Figure 5: Diagram presenting the structure of The Ocean Model of Human Civilisation (p. 37). © Nayef Al-Rodhan 2009.
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Figure 6: A diagram from Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man describing Transcultural Synergy and Universal Axiology (p. 412). © Nayef Al-Rodhan 2009.
Figure 1: Professor Salim Al-Hassani, Chairman of FSTC and 1001 Inventions, welcomes the delegates in the opening session of the conference.
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Figure 2: View of the scholars and delegates attending the "1001 Inventions" International Conference at the Science Museum in London on Tuesday 25th May 2010.
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Figure 3: Mr Maurice Coles, CEO of CE4CE and the Global Curriculum Enrichment Initiative, gives his talk in the ‘Education Global' session of the conference."1001 Inventions".
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Figure 4: Ms. Bettany Hughes, Historian and TV Presenter, addressing to the delegates whom are attending the "1001 Inventions" International Conference at the Science Museum in London on Tuesday 25th May 2010.
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Figure 5: Left to right: Dr. Zohor Idrisi, FSTC Research Fellow, London, Prof. Jim Al-Khalili (Memeber of British Science Association and TV & Radio Presenter at BBC), Prof. Salim Al-Hassani (Chairman of FSTC and 1001 Inventions), Prof. George Saliba (Professor of Arabic and Islamic Science at Columbia University, New York), Dr. Rim Turkmani (Imperial College, London), Prof. Mohammed El-Gomati (York University, UK) and Dr. Charles Savage (Muslim Heritage Awareness Group, from Munich, Germany) at the opening session of the international conference.

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