are delighted to invite you to the 6th Conference on
manuscripts under the title “Editing Islamic Manuscripts on Social Sciences
and Humanities” on Tuesday and Wednesday 26th and
27th November 2013 at Al-Furqan headquarters office in London. Read more...
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts within Al-Furqan has published recently the proceedings of the introductory training course on editing, organised last year in Egypt, under the title: Rules and Methods of Editing Islamic Manuscripts. Order online...
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts will publish
soon a new edition of the book Al-Mawa‘idh wal I‘tibar fi Dhikr al-Khitat wal Athar
of al-Maqrīzī. It is an edition that includes additional sources, recent
studies that came out after the publication of the first edition, recent
geographical photographs of the monuments mentioned by al-Maqrīzī, which were
sometimes compared with paintings produced in the beginning of the 19th
What distinguishes this new edition is the incorporation of
new hand-written copies of the book: the original copy of the third volume,
located at the University of Michigan, USA, and the oldest copies of the first
volume found in the Fayzullah Library in Istanbul.
Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law at Al-Furqan in partnership
with the Islamic Cultural Centre & the London Central Mosque Trust & UK
Board of Shariah Councils are organising a special 4 day training course on
“The Objectives of Shari’ah: the Principles and Concepts”... Read more...
Under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law, the proceedings of the 7th training course on maqāsid entitled Purposes of Islamic Law and International Conventions have been published in a book with the same title. Order book online...
Exclusive interview with His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani on Islam and the various misconceptions. Read more...
volume of “TheEncyclopaedia of Makkah and
Madinah”, which includes entries
of the letters: ta’ and tha’, covering hundreds of subjects with
many pictures and rare documents. Order online...
The Centre of the Encyclopaedia of Makkah and Madinah is pleased to present its latest book written by HE Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, entitled “The House of al-Sayyidah Khadeejah bint Khowaylid in Makkah al-Mukarramah”. Order book...
This article is a review on the 5th volume of “The Encyclopaedia of Makkah and Madinah”, which includes hundreds of entries under the letter bā’, starting with the first entry on al-Barīd (Postal-Mail service) and concluding with an entry related to the BīatuMakkah (Makkah Environment). Read more...