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1001 Inventions presented an overview of its project at "The First Regional Conference on the Knowledge Economy" in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from January 12-13, 2008.

Professor Salim Al-Hassani delivered a key note speech on behalf of 1001 Inventions and the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC).

Over 300 experts and professionals as well as several VIPs attended the conference.


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1001 Inventions Exhibition launches in Glasgow, Scotland
24th October, 2007 till 8th January, 2008

1001 Inventions Exhibition launches at Glasgow Science Centre, Scotland and is now open to the public till Tuesday 8th January, 2008. 

The exhibition was formally opened by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accompanied by an array of dignitaries.

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1001 Inventions on DM Islam Channel, August 11, 2007
Saturday from 12 - 12.30 pm UK time

A series revealing 1,000 years of rich scientific and technological heritage of the Muslim community which will be told by a selection of professors, dignitaries, and scholars. The chief guest leading this series is Professor Salim Al-Hassani. Tune in and have your calls answered live.




Lecture by Professor George Saliba, 26th May 2007

Professor George Saliba

Foundation for Science Technology and Civilization presents a talk by Professor George Saliba on Arabic-Islamic Science and the making of the Renaissance on Saturday, 26th May. This promises to be an exciting lecture for the public and academe.

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1001 Inventions to launch in Birmingham (UK), 24th May 2007
26th May till 2nd September 2007

1001 Inventions Birmingham

1001 Inventions Exhibition will spend 3 months at Birmingham's Thinktank Museum from 26th May till 2nd September 2007. 
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1001 Inventions marks first year with global expansion plans
7th March 2007
1001 Inventions Launch
1 year since the launch 

1001 Inventions today marked its first anniversary by announcing ambitious global expansion plans including the publication of the second edition of its internationally acclaimed book.

1001 Inventions also includes a touring exhibition which has seen 180,000 visitors since its launch. 

1st Year Press Release...


RSA Lecture: 1001 Nights - v- 1001 Inventions
29th March 2007, Manchester, UK


A presentation to be held by Professor Salim Al-Hassani which will explore the period of activity from 600 CE to 1600 CE, the 1001 Inventions project and it's relevance in our society today.

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1001 Inventions Exhibition launches in Cardiff
24th October 2006 till February 2007


1001 Inventions Exhibition has launched in Wales at the National Museum of Wales from 24th October 2006 till February 2007.

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