The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts at Al-Furqan
organised a public lecture under the title "The Role and Originality of
Late Arabic Scientific Commentaries", delivered by Professor George
The lecture took place on the 4th of April 2014 at Al-Furqan’s headquarters in
London. Read more…
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts recently published the Catalogue of Islamic Manuscripts in the Libraries of Burkina Faso, prepared by Baba Yunus Mohammed. This catalogue presents descriptions of 1240 manuscripts which were collected and catalogued from 12 public and private libraries in Burkina Faso. Order the book...
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts in co-operation with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, the National Library of Kuwait, the Kuwait National Commission for Education, Science & Culture and the Institute of Arabic Manuscripts are organising a practical training course on the critical editing of manuscripts.
The training course will take place from 20 until 24 April 2014, at the National Library of Kuwait. Read more..
Latest Training Course
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 and the UK
Board of Shariah Councils organized a special 4 day training course on
“The Objectives of Shari’ah: the Principles and Concepts”. Read more...
The Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law recently published the book The
Jurisprudence of Objectives and Interests (Fiqh al-Maqaṣid wa al-Maṣaliḥ)
between al-‘Iz bin ‘Abd al-Salam and Abu Isḥāq al-Shaṭibi: A Comparative
Study.Order the book...
A conference under the title "State: between Tradition and Future"was organized by Istanbul Foundation for Research and Education, in collaboration with Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, the National Association for Studies and Research, the Syrian Business Forum and the Üsküdar Municipality. The conference took place in Istanbul, on 20-21 Dec 2013. 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 the book...
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 the 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...