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Serageldin invited to give a Lecture at Oxford University

20/05/2016 | Oxford

Serageldin was invited to give a lecture at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies as part of several important events being organised by the Centre, relating specifically to libraries and their central role in academic life and the wider development of societies. Serageldin gave a lecture entitled “The Library of Alexandria, yesterday, today and tomorrow”, which was very well received. Farhan Nizami, Director of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies , discussed with Serageldin ways in which there could be  mutually beneficial cooperation between the Library of Alexandria and the Centre in the future.

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is one of the recognized independent centres of the University of Oxford and operating under the high patronage of HRH The Prince of Wales. Its mission is to promote the study of all aspects of Islamic culture and civilization and of contemporary Muslim societies in their global context through teaching research and  publication.

                                                                                               

                       


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