American University of Sharjah

Islam and Science: An Educational Approach Workshop

Islam science educational

Overview

American University of Sharjah (UAE) and the Université Interdisciplinaire de Paris (France) are pleased to announce the workshop "Islam and Science: An Educational Approach" for senior undergraduate and graduate students of the GCC, to be held April 18-21, 2014 at AUS.

This event will be the latest in a series of educational workshops, which have previously been held in Paris (France), Constantine (Algeria), London (UK), Amman (Jordan) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). For further information about these workshops and the umbrella project, please visit: http://islam-science.net.

The general themes of the workshop span the following topics:

  • Islam and the History and Philosophy of Science
  • Science and Qur'anic/Islamic Worldview
  • Islam and Modern Cosmology
  • Islam and Modern Biology (Evolution)
  • Islam, the Environment and Ethics
  • Islam and Practical Astronomy

The workshop provides an opportunity for students and young researchers to discover the contemporary field of "science and religion" through lectures by, and in-depth discussions with, internationally recognized thinkers and experts in this field, as well as to view and discuss a one-hour documentary on science and Islam/religion with over 20 thinkers, including two Nobel Prize winners.

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