On 24th January 2002, Al-Furqān Foundation hosted a ceremony in Eagle House, its Headquarters Office in London, to honour the scholars who had catalogued the collection of the Ghazi Husrev Beg Library in Sarajevo. An award for ‘Distinguished Work in the Field of Islamic Manuscripts’ was presented to them in . . .
Professor Ramazan Şeşen was the first scholar to receive the Al-Furqān Foundation’s Award in recognition of his important work in the study of Islamic history, and particularly for his contribution to the cataloguing of manuscripts in Arabic, Turkish and Persian.
The Foundation’s ‘Award for Service to the Written Heritage of Islam’ for the year 2002 was presented to Professor Ihsan Abbas. Professor Abbas was cited for his penetrating critical insight into Islamic studies, his exemplary translations from and into Arabic, the high standards he had achieved in editing several seminal . . .