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(Image Source) Fuat Sezgin was born in Bitlis, an Eastern province of Turkey on 24 October 1924. He passed away in Istanbul on 30 June 2018.  He is a world-renowned Turkish historian, who made a significant contribution to the history of Arabic-Islamic science. He obtained his PhD on...
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It is with great pleasure to announce the above event which will be held during the period from 3-6 October 2018 in Fez, Morocco under the theme “History of surgery in Muslim Heritage". Founded in 1975, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University (USMBA) is named after the 18th century...
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       On Saturday 1st July 2017, the Foundation for Science, Technology, Civilisation UK (FSTC UK), Rethink Rebuild Society (RR)[1] and AMAL[2] partnered up to deliver the second part of the “Rethinking and Rebuilding Social Cohesion: Engaging...
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(Image Source) What is Earth Day? Earth Day is a day of events and observances intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment. The United Nations celebrates Earth Day, which was founded by Gaylord Nelson, each year on the March equinox, while a global...
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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...
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(Image Source)  "Water doesn't just keep us alive, it gives us everything that makes life worth living. Take a moment to celebrate all the good things water gives." - www.waterday.org Here are some water related topics from Muslim Heritage such as water clocks, water pumps,...
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A reconstructed model of The Elephant Clock at the center of the display (© FSTC 2008). 1. The UN High-Level Meeting of Inter-Faith Dialogue In 12-13 November 2008 the United Nations held in New York a high-level meeting of the General Assembly to promote inter-faith dialogue (High level...
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We owe such mathematicians for the development of the numerical system we still use today, for geometrical pattern designing, the present arithmetical decimal system and the fundamental operations connected with it: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, exponentiation, and...
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...from Khiva (formally known as Khawarizm) in Uzbekistan (Source) Where algebra got its name Central Asia was a world centre of learning for centuries, and Khiva was no exception. Abū ‘Abdallāh Muḥammad ibn Mūsā Al-Khwārizm, a Persian scholar born around 780, is sometimes called the “...
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This is the 19th year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 3rd March 2016 children of all ages will come together to appreciate reading. Very loudly and very happily. The main aim of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by...
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