The Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, a long term associate of FTSC, is organising its Sixth Conference on manuscripts on the topic of “Editing Islamic Manuscripts on Social Sciences and Humanities” The confgerence will be held on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th November 2013, at Al-Furqan headquarters in London.
The conference is expected to welcome a range of international speakers who will debate different themes related to editing Islamic manuscripts. It will consist of keynote lectures and debates. This will be an ideal occasion to reflect on the art of editing Islamic manuscripts in the sphere of the social sciences and humanities, the problems and challenges faced during this process as well as the necessary methodology that should be followed. The conference will also be the occasion to call attention to necessary further research and work in this field.
For the programme details and more information please visit http://www.al-furqan.com/event/id/2255
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“The Millenial Anniversary of Thabit ibn Qurrah”; an international symposium organized by Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation on 2nd and 3rd of November 2001, at the Foundation’s Headquarters Office in London
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