CfP Islamic Medicine

The International Society for the  History of Islamic Medicine will hold its fifth congress in Istanbul on 25-28 October 2010. Papers are invited in both English and Turkish. There will be no registration fee.

The objective of the congress is the exchange of information and ideas on subjects including the historical development of Islamic medicine and its contribution to world medicine; interaction between Islamic and Western medicine; the development of medical education and the development of health institutions and medical associations in Islamic societies; the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in Islamic medicine; Islamic medical ethics; knowledge of historic figures who have contributed to practice and literature in the field of health in the Islamic countries; the place of the Turkic world in Islamic medicine; research and presentation of manuscripts, rare printed works and archive documents relevant to the history of Islamic medicine; preparing a union catalogue of manuscripts and early printed medical books in world libraries; and the conservation of historic buildings that have played a part in the history of medicine. Those wishing to present a  paper at the conference should send a summary using the form provided on the website to the e-mail address given below by 01 May 2010.

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In the name of Congress Secretariat

5th International Congress of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine

E-mail: [email protected]; Telephone: +90 537 266 38 23