FSTC Newsletter Issue 2

A Quarterly Publication issued by the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), Manchester, UK

Issue 2 - Vol. 1 * Rabi I 1429 / March 2008

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A Quarterly Publication issued by the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), Manchester, UK

Discover the Scientific and Technological Muslim Heritage in Our World

Issue 2 - Vol. 1 * Rabi I 1429 / March 2008

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Strategic Alliance for a World-wide Roll-out of 1001 Inventions Exhibition
1001 Inventions has unveiled an ambitious plan for a global expansion of its touring exhibition. Through the strategic support of Abdul Latif Jameel Company (ALJ), the groundbreaking educational initiative exploring historical Muslim contributions to science and technology is set to embark upon a worldwide roll-out. Read more…
Celebrating al-Jazari: 800 Years After
On the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the completion in 1206 by al-Jazari's of his magnum opus book of mechanics, the famous Al-Jami `bayn al-`ilm wa `l-`amal al-nafi `fi sina`at al-hiyal (A Compendium on the Theory and Useful Practice of the Mechanical Arts), we publish a special folder where scholarly articles, images from manuscripts, pictures of reconstructed machines and video animations illustrate the ground breaking work of al-Jazari's genious scientific and technological achievement. This folder will be enriched progressively during this year. Visit Al-Jazari: 800 Years After.
1001 Inventions Exhibition in Croydon
 
After Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and Glasgow the touring exhibition 1001 Inventions begins at Croydon Clocktower near London since February 2, 2008.
Location: Croydon Clocktower
Venue Dates: 2 February, 2008 - 3 May 2008, Monday-Saturday, 11am-5pm
For more information on the Croydon Exhibition click here and here.
New Publications on MuslimHeritage.com
Click here to see a compilation of our most recent publications on various aspects of Muslim heritage: scientific, technological, historical and cultural.
Activities and Announcements
Click here to see past and forthcoming activities by FSTC members and Muslim Heritage related events.
Various Features, Topics and Services available on MuslimHeritage.com
Among various features and services we offer to our readers, there are: Discussion Forums, Events, Feedback Timeline, Virtual Civilisation, Muslim Scholars, Features, Topics and Muslim Heritage Videos. Read more…
 

NEWSLETTER TEAM:

Chief Editor: Mohammed Abattouy
Deputy Editor: Anne-Maria Brennan
Associate Editor (History of Science): Salim Ayduz
Associate Editor (Education): Ian Fenn
Production Team: Sondoss Al-Hassani, Margaret Morris, Savas Konur.

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