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World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April each year to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO (World Health Organisation) in 1948. World Health Day provides an opportunity for individuals worldwide to get involved in activities that encourage better health. Each year a theme is allocated...
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"This is the 18th year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 5th March 2015 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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The Suhayl: International Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation was founded in the 2001 and has since had acclaimed historians contribute to it including Professor Jan P. Hogendijk, Professor David A. King, Professor Julio Samso, Professor Ahmed...
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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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