Explore the history of Islamic science, its key thinkers and the position of science in the Muslim world.
In the Middle Ages, Islamic thinkers led the scientific world. Explore the history of Islamic science, the important contributions of some of its key thinkers, and consider whether modern science is considered compatible with Islamic practice.
15.30 - 16.00 Talk: Islamic science and secular education: Exploring Fethullah Gülen's high schools in Turkey
Participants: Caroline Tee
16.00 - 16.30 Talk: Health and Islam: 'traditional medicine' and biomedicine in Turkey's Diyarbakır province
Participants: Veronica Buffon
16.30 - 17.00 General Discussion: Discussion
Participants: Caroline Tee, Veronica Buffon
Organised by: Anthropology and Archaeology Section, British Science Association, Bristol University