Category Archives: Exhibitions

The Times and “Rewriting Islamic History”

Last month, Birmingham University announced that they had discovered Qur’anic fragments that were carbon-dated to being amongst the very earliest to have ever been found. It was a fabulous story that thrilled Muslims worldwide. Today, there is a peculiar story published in The Times  claiming … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: World Press Photo Exhibition 2013

The Royal Festival Hall in London’s Southbank is currently hosting the World Press Photo Exhibition 2013. The best news and culture photos from around the world have been selected from over 100,000 entries that were submitted by photographers. The above … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Medicine in the Golden Age of Islam

The Royal College of Physicians (venue:  nr Regent’s Park in London) are currently hosting an exhibition about medicine in the ‘Golden Age of Islam’. The exhibition will be available to view until 25 October 2013 though viewing hours are restricted to office … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Visions of the Universe

Yesterday afternoon, after work, I took a trip to visit the new Visions of the Universe exhibition being hosted at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. The exhibition covers four centuries of human observation of the skies from the invention of … Continue reading

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British Museum: Iran Elections 2013

I went along yesterday evening to listen to a panel discussion on the ‘Iranian Election 2013: Questions of Cultural Identity’ at the British Museum. Surprisingly, the event – which went on for around one and a half hours did not discuss … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Life & Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Earlier today, I went along to a new exhibition at the British Museum about the doomed Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The exhibition cost is £15 for adults. If you buy the annual member’s pass for the British Museum … Continue reading

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