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The West Owes a Debt to Islam: Interview with Prof Glen Cooper
byuradio.org Episode: Top Of Mind With Julie Rose - Radio Interview (Podcast) with Prof Glen Cooper Transcript: The West Owes a Debt to Islam.  Professor Glen Cooper discusses the...
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Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr
Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.
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OBITUARY: Ahmed Zewail 1946-2016
A personal encounter. A candle extinguished, but his light will continue to shine: AHMED ZEWAIL 26/02/1946, Egypt - 02/08/2016, USA
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Malika II: Radiyya bint Iltutmish
Popularly referred to as Razia Sultana, this is the story of Radiyya bint Iltutmish written by Tom Verde. Born in 1205, Budaun, Radiyya bint Iltutmish, also known as Raziya al-Din...
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Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Takruri Al-Massufi al-Timbukti, otherwise commonly known as Ahmad Baba for short, was a well-known teacher, professor, philosopher, Arabic grammarian and an author of...
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Educating Ottoman Physicians
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
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The Scholars of Seville – Artists, Architecture and Government
Seville was a key centre of Islamic Civilisation in Spain. Here you can read about the architect of the...
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In Seville, scholars led the science of astronomy, criticising earlier works on the basis of new observations...
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The Scholars of Seville - Medicine
Seville was also a centre Medical expertise in Islamic civilisation. Continuing the Muslim scientific...
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