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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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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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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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(image source) Title: The Forgotten Legacy of Arabic Science Lecturer: Professor Jim Al-Khalili Date: October 22nd, 2013 6:00 PM through 8:30 PM Location: BHA 2013 Hollyoake Lecture, Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester Brief: In the ninth century, the Abbasid caliph al-Ma'mun...
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Title: Islamic science: Inventions that changed the World Lecturer: Professor Mohamed El-Gomati OBE, University of York, Chairman of FSTC Orginisers: British Science Association Tayside & Fife Branch, Free Public Lecture Series 2013-2014 Date & Times: Saturday, 12th October 2013, 6pm...
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