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The Third Training Course on Cataloguing; from 30th May to 30th June 1995, in London

This course was organised by Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation in co-operation with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, and was aimed primarily at specialists working in Europe.

H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani among participants of the London Training Course, together with some members of the staff of Al-Furqan Foundation.
HE Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani among participants of the London Training Course, together with members of the staff of Al-Furqan Foundation, Wimbledon
Participants: Kamran Arjomand (University of Cologne), Frédéric Bauden (University of Liége), Delia Cortese (Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London), Nuria Torres Santo Domingo (Biblioteca Islamica “Felix Maria Pareja”, Madrid), Nuriye Garaeva & Aidar Iouzeev (Institute of Language, Literature and History, Kazan), Aliya Haji (Al-Furqan Foundation), Souheil Houissa (London), Rashid Kheir (McGill University, Montréal), Ragai Makar (Aziz S. Atiya Library for Middle East Studies, University of Utah), Hans van der Meulen (Leiden University Library), I. A. Ogunbiyi (Ibadan, Nigeria), Encarnación Sanchez-Arenas (Jaen, Spain), Anka Stoilova (SS Cyril & Methodius National Library, Sofia), Sergey Turkin (Institute of Oriental Studies, St Petersburg), Muhammad Isa Waley & Hugh Goodacre (The British Library).

Two theoretical weeks of the course were conducted at Eagle House, and the three weeks of practical cataloguing work in the Library at SOAS, where the manuscript collection of the School of Oriental and African Studies was placed at the disposal of the course members.

The course was attended by 17 participants from different countries and institutions around the world.

Visits were made to the British Library, the National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, and the Welcome Institute for the History of Medicine.

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