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Early Women of Science, Technology, Medicine and Management
This article is a paper submitted to and presented at WISE 2018: World Muslim Women's Summit & Exhibition, organised by TASAM, Istanbul, Turkey, from 28th Feb - 4th March 2018.
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Buried Evidence: Islamic Viking Burial Garments
As predicted in our previous article dating back to May 2015, additional studies and research have indeed revealed more artefacts illustrating European and Islamic Civilisation interconnectivity....
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The Back-Road Historic Mosques of China
In a country known for large numbers, it was a modest, round number that grabbed our attention: 100. That is the approximate number of mosques built before 1700 that are estimated to remain...
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Mega Cities on the Silk Road
Throughout history, trade routes played a central role in the transfer of goods and exchange of ideas between different parts of the world. The historic Silk Roads, which were a network of trade...
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Ode to Nana Asma’u: Voice and Spirit
Nana Asma’u sits in the pantheon, of the great educators of Africa. Taught by female scholars – such as Aisha -  in her family, as well by her more well known father (Usman dan Fodio), uncle (...
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A Tale of Two Civilisations: The Viking and the Muslim Civilisation
Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of a ring found on a Viking woman in an ancient burial ground with the inscription 'For/To Allah' erupted in mainstream media. The mystery...
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Mont Saint-Michel or Toledo: Greek or Arabic Sources for Medieval European Culture?
In a recent book, Sylvain Gouguenheim has caused a furore in claiming that European culture owes nothing to...
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Turkish Cuisine: A Book Review
Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement...
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Circumcision Ceremonies at the Ottoman Palace
Circumcision is widely practiced in all Islamic countries. Festivities pertaining to circumcision vary...
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The Medical History Museum of Istanbul University: Project, Challenges and Academic Questions
This article is about the foundation of the Medical History Museum founded recently in Istanbul as part of...
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Food as Medicine in Muslim Civilization
The subject of food and diet was very essential in the Islamic Cuisine. Both of them were very important in...
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Arabic and the Art of Printing
In this special section reproduced from Aramco World (issue March/April 1981), distinguished authors cover...
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