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Unveiling Legacies: Islamic Art & Women in Science

Join us as we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a momentous occasion recognized by the United Nations. Delve into the rich tapestry of Islamic art & the inspiring stories of two trailblazing women—Fatima Al Fihri and Mariam Astrulabi who left an indelible mark on history

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Unveiling Legacies: Islamic Art & Women in Science
Unveiling Legacies: Islamic Art & Women in Science

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Feb 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Online Talks

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Join us for a captivating online talk as we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a momentous occasion recognized by the United Nations. Delve into the rich tapestry of Islamic art and the inspiring stories of two trailblazing women—Fatima Al Fihri and Mariam Astrulabi—who left an indelible mark on history.

Fatima Al Fihri, a visionary from the 9th century, is credited with founding the world's oldest existing and continually operating educational institution, the University of Al Quaraouiyine in Fez, Morocco. Explore the intersection of education, Islamic art, and the enduring impact of Al Fihri's legacy on the empowerment of women in science.

Mariam Astrulabi, a luminary in the field of astronomy and astrolabes during the Islamic Golden Age, shattered gender norms with her groundbreaking contributions. Uncover the celestial wonders she explored and the intricate artistry woven into her scientific instruments, exemplifying the seamless blend of art and science in Islamic civilization.

This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, let's unravel the stories of resilience, intellect, and creativity that echo through the ages. Discover how these remarkable women paved the way for future generations, breaking barriers and inspiring a harmonious fusion of art and science in the pursuit of knowledge.

Join us in commemorating the spirit of innovation and the invaluable role women play in shaping the world of science and art. Don't miss this enlightening journey through history as we celebrate the intersection of Islamic art and the remarkable contributions of women in science.

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