Orkney International Science Festival by: FSTC Ltd
The Muslim world's immense contribution to our society will be highlighted in this year's Orkney International Science Festival. The theme of the Grimond Lecture will be "A Thousand Missing Years of History" the story of how the sources of so many familiar items and ideas have been obscured from our western histories.
UK Prime Minister receives 1001 Inventions book by: FSTC Limited
The Saudi Ambassador, HRH Mohammed bin Talal, presented the 1001 inventions book to the UK Prime Minister as a gift at the labour Party conference on Wednesday 27 September 06.
1001 Inventions Exhibition begins at National Museum Cardiff by: FSTC Ltd
1001 Inventions exhibition begins at National Museum Cardiff (Wales) on the 24th October 2006. The exhibition will be open till February, 2007.
1001 Inventions in Ecsite Newsletter by: FSTC Limited
1001 Inventions in Ecsite Newsletter
First Anniversary of the “1001 Inventions” Initiative by: Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani, Chairman, Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation, UK
With 1,000 years of "missing history", the exhibition is divided into seven zones: home, school, market, hospital, town, world and universe, to make it accessible for all
Title to be "First Anniversary of the "1001 Inventions" Initiative - Global Expansion Plans"
Int. Conf. A Shared Legacy: Islamic Science East and West. Barcelona, 11-14 April by: FSTC Limited
The International Union of The History and Philosophy of Science - Commission on History of Science & Technology in Islamic Societies organizes an important conference.
Roy. Soc. Arts Lecture Manchester by: FSTC Limited
The RSA is delighted to announce a lecture in Manchester by Professor Salim Al-Hassani which will showcase some of the fascinating inventions of this period and explore their relevance to today's world and society.
Lecture: Islam, Modernity and the Enlightenment: A New Perspective by: FSTC Limited
The Council for Arab-British Understanding, in collaboration with the Foundation for Science, Civilisation and Technology, hosts: ‘Islam, Modernity and the Enlightenment: A New Perspective' by Samer Akkach. Thursday 3rd May 2007, 6:30pm
1001 Inventions Touring Exhibition begins at Thinktank, Birmingham by: FSTC Limited
The landmark exhibition begins at Thinktank, Birmingham on the 26th of May, 2007. The exhibition will be open till September 2, 2007.
New Lectures at Thinktank, Birmingham's Museum of Science by: FTSC Limited
1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World launched at Thinktank, Birmingham's Museum of Science, at Millennium Point on 24th May as part of a UK-wide tour.
Rediscovering Arabic Science: Islamic Scientific Heritage in the last issue of Saudi Aramco World by: FSTC Limited
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in its last issue (May-June 2007) an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. We are glad to annouce it to our readers, by providing links and a short description
The 1001 Inventions Exhibition launched at the Glasgow Science Centre by: FSTC Limited
The "1001 Inventions" Exhibition begins at the Glasgow Science Centre on the 23rd of October. The exhibition will be open till January 8, 2008.
The Clock of Civilisations by: FSTC Limited
A fascinating presentation on the 800 years old Elephant clock of Al-Jazari which reflects the contributions of Greek, Egyptian, Indian, Chinese and Muslim civilisations.
The First Regional Event on Knowledge-Based Economy by: FSTC Limited
The First Regional Event on the Knowledge-Based Economy
1001 Inventions Exhibition launches at Museum of Croydon Exhibition Gallery by: FSTC Limited
1001 Inventions Exhibition launches at Museum of Croydon Exhibition Gallery at Croydon Clocktower
Credo of an Eminent Scholar: Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu's Lecture in Padua by: FSTC Limited
This article reproduces the lecture pronounced by Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, on the occasion of the presentation to him of the title of Doctorate honoris causa by the University of Padua in Italy on 11 December 2006.
Muslim Heritage in the Knowledge-Economy Conference in Jeddah by: FSTC Limited
During "The First Regional Conference on the Knowledge Economy" in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, January 12-13, 2008, attended by over 300 experts and professionals as well as several VIPs, Professor Salim Al-Hassani delivered a key note speech in which he presented the touring exhibition "1001 Inventions" and the work undertaken by the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) to promote Muslim Heritage.
Muslim Heritage in the World Conference on Intellectual Capital by: FSTC Limited
In the frame of the forthcoming of The World Conference on Intellectual Capital for Communities, Professor Salim Al-Hassani, FSTC Chairman of the Board, presents a keynote lecture on the theme: Innovation in the Islamic World: what can we learn from the past, to design the future.
Lecture at Liverpool Athenaeum by: FSTC Limited
Professor Al-Hassani gave a lecture to the Liverpool Athenaeum at their prestigious library on 28 February 2008. Here His Honour Judge John Roberts, current President of the club, is seen presenting Professor Al-Hassani with a copy of Liverpool 800, a new book on the history of Liverpool in celebration of the city's 800th anniversary and receiving a copy of the 1001i book for the Athenaeum library. The Liverpool Athenaeum has a distinguished membership of proprietors drawn from every walk of life across the city of Liverpool and the North West of England.
Strategic Alliance for a World-wide Roll-out of 1001 Inventions Exhibition by: FSTC Limited
1001 Inventions today unveiled an ambitious plan for a global expansion of its touring exhibition. Through the strategic support of Abdul Latif Jameel Company, the groundbreaking educational initiative exploring historical Muslim contributions to science and technology is set to embark upon a worldwide roll-out.
Swiss President Mrs. Micheline Calmy-Rey receives 1001 Inventions Book by: FSTC Limited
Mrs. Micheline Calmy-Rey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Former President of Switzerland, holding the 1001 Inventions Book with Dr Suhair Al-Qurashi, Dean of Dar Al-Hekmah College, Jeddah.
1001 Inventions book showcased at Abu Dhabi Book Fair by: FSTC Limited
The book 1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World took centre stage at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.
Cultural Understanding through Science Project by: FSTC Limited
Cultural Understanding is "Recognising that modern science has its roots in many different societies and cultures, and draws on a variety of valid approaches to scientific practice."
ASE has been working with the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation and with support from QCA to develop, trial and evaluate teaching materials to help teachers with this new part of the Programme of Study.
Award for Medieval Islamic Medicine by: FSTC Limited
Award for Medieval Islamic Medicine
Dr. Farouk El-Baz receives 1001inventions book by: FSTC Limited
Dr. Farouk El-Baz receives 1001inventions book
Muslim Heritage: A Scholarly Perspective by: FSTC Limited
FSTC Research Associate Kaleem Hussain delivered on 17th April 2008 a lecture on ‘Muslim Heritage: A Scholarly Perspective' at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education in Leicester. Aiming to explore the education of children in that area, focusing particularly on Muslim children, the conference presented the projects of FSTC and some milestones in contemporary scholarship in Muslim Heritage. We reproduce in this article a brief summary of the themes touched on during the lecture.
1001 Inventions at UK Houses of Parliament by: FSTC Limited
1001 Inventions have been given the privilege of exhibiting at the Houses of Parliament, from 13th-17th October 2008.
This taster exhibition will showcase the likes of Al-Jazari's Elephant Clock and Scribe Clock as well as his famous water pump raising machine.
The exhibition will also cover pioneering projects such as the 1001 Inventions Curriculum Enrichment Programme (CEP) and Cultural Understanding in Science Project (CUSP).
BAAS Conference by: FSTC Limited
FSTC Conference: 'Science and Islam: Past, Present and Future'
Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion (1001 Inventions in UK Parliament) by: FSTC Limited
Between 13 and 17 October 2008, the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) organised two major events in London: a scaled down version of the "1001 Inventions Exhibition" at the House of Parliament (13-17 October) and a conference on "Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion" at Hoare Memorial Hall, Church House, Westminster (15 October 2008). Here follows a short report on the conference illustrated with photos from both events.