Saturday, December 17, 2005

Prof Fuat Sezgin live in al-Jazeera TV

Professor Fuat Sezgin, one of the major scholars of the history of science and technology in the Islamic world, currently the Director of the Institute of Arabic-Islamic Sciences at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. He is schedueled to appear live in one of the programs (Bila Hudud/Without Borders) of the popular Arabic speaking channel al-Jazeera: Wednesday, Dec 21 at 19:05 GMT. He is expected to be speaking about the "Muslims' contribution in the world's history of science and technology"... According to the announcemnets he will be speaking about fields susch as medicine, astronomy, cartography...
Below is the link to the Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften at the University of Frankfurt, which has entries (in English and German) that include materials from Islamic history in fields such as astronomy and time-keeping:


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