The Centre for the Study of Islamic
Manuscripts - Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, in co-operation with
Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid organized a training
course on Codicology, entitled “Arabic Codicology: The Islamic Manuscript
Heritage in the El Escorial Collection”. The course took place between
14-18 July 2014,in San
Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid), Spain. Read more..
The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts recently published the second edition of the book "The Fihrist of al-Nadīm (Abū al-Faraj Muḥammad Ibn Isḥāq)", edited by Ayman Fuʾād Sayyid. This edition includes a critical study of the book together with the edited text of the Fihrist. Order the book...
Kuwait Prize 2014Invitation for nominations
The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)
calls for nominations for the Kuwait Prize 2014.
The topics for the prize are in five fields, among which is
the Arabic and Islamic Scientific Heritage.
To read further about the conditions and requirements for
nomination, please click here…
Latest Training Course
9th Training Course on the philosophy of Islamic law (Maqāsid) under the title “Applying the philosophy of Islamic Law between fear and leniency”; organized by the Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law at Al-Furqan, in partnership with the Maqāsid Research & Studies Centre (Rabat), Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah (Sais-Fes), the Master Course on the “Philosophy of Islamic Law in the Maliki School of Jurisprudence” and the Faculty of Letters & Humanities (Sais-Fes), between 28-30th May 2014. Read more...
The Centre for the Study of the Philosophy of Islamic Law recently published the book "The Activation of Sharīűah Objectives in the Political Sphere: research articles", by Mohamed Salim El-Awa.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...