19 November 2022

Juma Al Majid Center participates in the Seventh Century Manuscripts Conference “Revelation Sciences” in Spain

Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in Dubai participated in the International Conference on Manuscripts of the Seventh Century “Sciences of Revelation”, which was organized by the Al-Thagrah Foundation in Spain, the Manuscript House of the Sultan Ahmed Endowment in Turkey, the Foundation of the Firm in Knowledge in Kuwait, Dar Al-Ruwad in Kuwait, and Al-Zaytouna University in Tunisia, in the period from 19 to November 24, 2022 AD, in the city of Granada, Spain, in which thirty-six researchers from fifteen countries participated.
The Center was represented by Dr. Muhammad Kamel Jad, Director General of the Center, in the conference, with a research on the topic “Hadith Manuscripts and its Sciences in the Seventh Century at the Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage”, in which he dealt with the Center’s efforts in preserving, digitizing and indexing manuscripts in general around the world, and then reviewed the Hadith manuscripts and its sciences in The seventh century AH preserved in the center, where he dealt with them statistically and bibliographically, and revealed their nature, the most prominent copies, and what was in the handwriting of their authors, and the copies that the center knew about and were not known before, especially the manuscripts that the center photographed from libraries that do not have indexes, and the impact of that on recent studies.
In this conference, the organizing committee chose the Juma Al Majid Center to present the official speech at the opening of the conference on behalf of the heritage institutions. Dr. Muhammad Kamel Jad, Director of the Center, presented the speech on behalf of His Excellency Juma Al Majid.
The organizing committee of the conference also chose the Juma Al-Majed Center at the end of the conference to be the institution honored for this year, along with Al-Zaytouna University in Tunisia. The shield of honor was received by Dr. Muhammad Kamel Jad, Director of the Center.
In its closing session, the conference came out with some recommendations in the form of solutions and solutions to the problems of Islamic heritage, and these were presented by Dr. Al-Shahed Al-Boshikhi, in which he recommended that His Excellency Juma Al-Majid and his center be taken as a role model and approach. Al-Majid, the owner of the Juma Al-Majid Center, which now contains about a million original and illustrated manuscripts, and all of Europe has the largest library with Arabic manuscripts, which is the French National Library, and it does not exceed eight thousand manuscripts.