Islamic science

International Women’s Day

  By: Sairah Yassir-Deane and Cem Nizamoglu To celebrate Women’s Day on 8th March, no way is better than reproducing a collection of articles written by FSTC scholars and associates on the achievements of women in Muslim Heritage in various fields. We focused in our work on this topic of contributions made by women in […]

When Muslims ruled the civilised world

Beyond the paradox of celebrating a bygone Islamic civilization at the height of Islamophobia in the United States. Scene from the manuscript of the poem, the Romance of Varqa and Gulshah, paintings by Khuwayyi. c 1250AD Konya, Turkey [Getty] by Hamid Dabashi @HamidDabashi Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor […]

The Islamic ‘golden age’

NIDHAL GUESSOUM Published — Wednesday 13 January 2016 The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age,” during which scholarship and learning flourished across the Muslim world, lasted many centuries, and included the establishment of the world’s first universities. Today, however, Muslim-majority countries lag […]