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Whilst discussions regarding the financial climate in Turkey continue, this event on finding innovative ways to revive and/or enhance Turkey’s business and entrepreneurship seemed to be held at a most opportune time. Other speakers included Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, Irish Business and...
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(Image Source) WFTO:  "The World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (www.wfto.com) that takes place on the second Saturday of May of each year. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to the fight...
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Agriculture   Figs in Muslim Spain Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, they afford an excellent example of the intensification of agriculture in Islamic Spain, manifest in the dazzling variety of the fruit available to consumers... ...
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Upcoming 2015 Productions of 1001 Inventions Ibn Al-Haytham to be the focus of the International Year of Light 2015: UNESCO partners with 1001 Inventions for 2015 campaign The Scientific Center of Kuwait to Host 1001 Inventions in 2015: Facilitated in Kuwait by the Kuwait...
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This critical edition of al-Isfizāri's book deals with the field of mechanics, known in the Arabic scientific tradition as "the sciences of weights and ingenious devices" ('Ilmay al-Athqāl wa-‘l-Ḥiyal). On the basis of the extant manuscripts of Al-Isfizari’s works in these two fields, the book...
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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 holidays. [Image on the...
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Speakers in the conference will include: Charles Burnett (Warburg Institute), Laura Fernandez Fernandez (Complutense Madrid), Stephen Johnston (Museum of the History of Science, Oxford), Sreeramula Rajeswara Sarma (Stuttgart), Emilia Calvo Labarta (Universidad de Barcelona), Josefina...
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Abdelhamid Ibrahim Sabra, Professor Emeritus of the History of Arabic Science at Harvard University, passed away on December 18 in Lexington, Massachusetts. Born in 1924 in the Egyptian city of Tanta, he won a scholarship to study philosophy at the nascent Alexandria University. In 1950, the...
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As the world celebrates World Maths and Pi Day on March 12th and March 14th, the Muslim Heritage team would like to draw your attention to the invaluable, but often overlooked, contributions of mathematicians from non-European civilisations, to the areas of Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry and...
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Professor Salim Al-Hassani, President of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), was one of the keynote speakers at the two day conference of the Arab Innovation Network Annual Conference (AINAC) from 6-7th December 2013 in Dead Sea in Jordan. Amidst the picturesque...
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