Programme Description Western science has been one of the greatest forces for cultural change around the globe in the last 500 years. Scientists have changed the way we see the world, the way we see ourselves and each other, and have equipped us with technologies that enable us to fly in the skies and catch neutrinos underground. It is no […]

In this lecture, Dr Sultanova will trace the influence of Islam and Sufism on poetry and music performed by women in Central Asia. Alongside its role in the development of Islamic thought, philosophy and science, Central Asia was the place where four of the twelve main Sufi orders were founded. Dr Sultanova will examine the historical and cultural background, in addition […]