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Memory and Erasure in the Story of the West: Or, Where have All the Muslims Gone?

This a transcript of a lecture delivered on November 13,…

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Al-Andalus, a Bridge Between Arabic and European Science

The purpose of this paper is to outline the conditions…

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An Untold Story: The Important Contributions of Muslim Scholars for the Understanding of Human Anatomy

It is usually assumed that Galen is one of the…

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Women’s Contribution to Classical Islamic Civilisation: Science, Medicine and Politics

While there are numerous works on the role of Muslim…

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1001 Cures: Translation Movement

Translation is one of the most powerful drivers in the…

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Embedding Scientific Ideas as a Mode of Science Transmission

I used the discipline of astronomy as a template to…

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Arab Origins of Cryptology

This article is the summary of a presentation given by…

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From Baghdad to Barcelona: The Anxiety of Influence in the Transmission of the Greek and Arabic Sciences

Drawing on Harold Bloom’s model of poetic influence and supersession…

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Professor Devin Stewart: The Fihrist of Ibn al-Nadīm and the Transmission of Knowledge in the Islamic World

On Wednesday 22nd April, a public lecture exploring “The Fihrist…

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East Meets West in Venice

For much of the millennium before the rise of Portugal…

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Kerala Mathematics and Its Possible Transmission to Europe

The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an Indian…

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Arabic Roots of the Scientific Revolution

It is well known nowadays that modern Scientific Revolution benefited…

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The European Muslim Heritage and its Role in the Development of Europe

In a keynote lecture pronounced by Professor Salim T S…

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The Origins of Islamic Science

In the following well documented article Dr Muhammad Abdul Jabbar…

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The Transfer of Science Between India, Europe and China via Muslim Heritage

[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our…

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Muslim Contributions to Modern Civilisation

Dr Salim Ayduz, researcher at FSTC, presented on Tuesday 9…

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One Thousand Years of Missing History

The following essay aims to alert communities as to the…

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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…

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A Plea for the Recovery of the Forgotten History of Muslim Heritage

This is a review of the book published in 2007…

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It’s Time to Herald the Arabic Science That Prefigured Darwin and Newton

In this era of intolerance and cultural tension, Professor Al-Khalili…

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Remembering the Language of History and Science: When the World Spoke Arabic

Two shows are expected to be broadcast on BBC Four…

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A Bibliography of the Islamic and Chinese Scientific Relationships in Classical Times

In the following bibliography of the Islamic and Chinese scientific…

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Ottoman Contributions to Science and Technology

The Ottoman contribution to science and technology during their six…

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Tracing the Impact of Latin Translations of Arabic Texts on European Society

In this article, Professor Charles Burnett, a world expert in…

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Innovation in the Islamic World: Learning from the Past to Design the Future

The seat of the World Bank in Paris hosted on…

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Bringing to Life the Islamic History of Europe: A Video Documentary

The video documentary produced by the BBC in 2005 An…

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Tentative Global Timeline of Contacts between the World of Islam and Western Europe: 7th -20th Cent.

The following timeline presents a survey of Muslim presence in…

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The History of Scientific Interaction

The evolution of world politics since the last decade of…

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The Arabic Sources of Jordanus de Nemore

The following article by Professors Menso Folkerts and Richard Lorch,…

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Rediscovering Arabic Science: Islamic Scientific Heritage in the last issue of Saudi Aramco World

In its current issue (May-June 2007), Saudi Aramco World, a…

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The Syriac-speaking Christians and the Translation of Greek Science into Arabic

This article by Professor John Healey, describes the key role…

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How Islam Inspired Scientific Advance

The impact of Islam permeated so many spheres of knowledge…

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The Emergence of Scientific Tradition in Islam

The definition and nature of science has long been an…

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Transfer of Modern Science and Technology to the Ottoman State

This article will provide a short introduction to the history…

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The Impact of Islamic Science and Learning on England: Adelard of Bath and Daniel of Morley

Most certainly the first English scientist ever was Adelard of…

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Turkish Contributions to Scientific Work in Islam

Turks have played an active part in the pursuit of…

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Salerno and Constantine the African

Salerno came to prominence as the first faculty-University of the…

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Recommended Reading for Understanding the Impact of Muslim Science on the West

Amongst the English writing authors who can enlighten the reader…

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Misconceptions about Islamic and Greek Science

According to some, heritage was lost during the Dark Ages…

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The Impact of Translations of Muslim Sciences on the West

Scholars from all Christian lands rushed to translate Muslim science,…

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The Role of the Crusades in the transfer of Islamic science to the West

Local builders employed by the Crusaders revealed the solutions to…

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The Role of Sicily in the transfer of Islamic Science to the West

The role of Sicily in the transfer of Muslim science…

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Aspects of Influence of Muslim Science on the West

To go through the Islamic impact on modern science and…

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Distortions in Western Science

The centuries termed as the 'Dark Ages' are the missing…

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The fallacy of the ‘Dark Ages’

There is a major fallacy in the concept of the…

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The Impact of Islamic Learning: The spread of Arabic scientific literature to Europe

Paul Tannery said of geometry of the eleventh century in…

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Introduction to Muslim Science

Whilst the period of Antiquity, the time of Greco-Roman civilisation,…

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