British Science Association Tayside & Fife Branch, Free Public Lecture Series 2013-2014. Based on the acclaimed exhibition ‘1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim heritage in our World', this talk demonstrates how men and women of different faiths and cultures within predominately Muslim civilisations built on the achievements of ancient civilisations to improve the quality of life. The talk highlights the cultural roots of science, technology and civilisation.
"Inventions that changed the World" Lecture by FSTC Chairman
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
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