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1001 Inventions book showcased at Abu Dhabi Book Fair
11th-16th March 2008


HRH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed




Booking Signing

The 1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World book took centre stage at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.

Hundreds attended a book signing ceremony with Chief Editor Professor Salim Al-Hassani and Editors Elizabeth Woodcock and Dr.Rabah Saoud present.

The book was showcased beside a giant 6 meter cubic structure that displayed hundreds of historical contributions.

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Giant 1001 Inventions cube



Global expansion planned with support from Abdul Latif Jameel Co.
9th March 2008


Mohammed Jameel and
Professor Salim Al-Hassani

Abdul Latif Jameel Company has signed a strategic alliance with 1001 Inventions to support its global expansion and the launch of international exhibitions.

Press Release...
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Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey receives 1001 Inventions Book
14th March 2008

Dr Suhair Qurashi Dean of Dar Al-Hekmah College Jeddah presented President Micheline Calmy-Rey of Switzerland with a copy of the 1001 Inventions Book.



1001 Inventions takes centre stage at the First Saudi Innovation Exhibition
9th-13th March 2008


HRH Dr. Abdullah Al-Obied,
Minister of Education, KSA,
receiving the
1001 Inventions Book.

In Riyadh thousands flocked to the exhibition area of the Kingdom Tower to visit the first Saudi exhibition for inventions, Ibtikar 2008.

Centre stage was a 1001 Inventions display and a key note speech delivered by Prof. Salim Al-Hassani.

Press Coverage...



1001 Inventions Exhibition launches at Museum of Croydon
2nd February till 03 May, 2008

1001 Inventions Exhibition has successfully launched at the Croydon Clocktower Museum.

This groundbreaking interactive exhibition brings to life a golden age of innovation and features over one thousand scientific wonders created by Muslim inventors in the years 600 - 1600.

Interactive Events...
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1001 Inventions honoured at Jeddah Conference for Knowledge Economy. 12th January, 2008


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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.

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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 Birminham (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.

Birmingham Press Release...
Events and Activites Guide
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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.


RSA Flier

RSA details



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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1001 Inventions Dubai Lecture
17th October 2006, Dubai, UAE


Professor Salim Al-Hassani

Organised by Muslim Heritage Consulting the first ever 1001 Inventions lecture to be held in Dubai during the Holy month of Ramadan attracted a wide range of international dignitaries, VIPs, academics, business people and members of the media. It also received glowing reviews from the Press.

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U.K. Prime Minister endorses Muslim Heritage
27th September 2006, UK

Tony Blair gratefully accepts a copy of the acclaimed work 1001 Inventions from HRH Prince Mohamed Bin Nawaf Al-Saud, Saudi Ambassador to the U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair has embraced the Muslim community with his endorsement of the pioneering book 1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World.


In recognition of the enormous contributions of Muslims to science and technology, the Prime Minister posed holding one of the last remaining copies from the first edition.

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