Concluding the Ninth Conference of the Jordanian Society for the History of Science
Entitled "Medicine in Arab-Islamic Civilization"
Prof. Abdul Majeed Naseer, President of the Jordanian Society for the History of Science, assured the importance of teaching the history of Arab sciences in universities in serious interactive ways and that the history of science should be a compulsory course in all specialties.
This came during the conclusion of the activities of the ninth conference of the Jordanian Society for the History of Science entitled "Medicine in the Arab-Islamic civilization" organized by the Society at Jordan University of science and Technology, with the participation of researchers from Jordan, Algeria, Egypt and Iraq.
The participants recommended to support of Jordanian Society for the History of Science to fulfill its mission in all possible means ,and that the association should cooperate with academic institutions to spread the message of scientific and technological heritage by various means, holding seminars and lectures, publishing booklets and issuing an electronic journal concerned with the scientific and technological heritage, and that Jordan should have a leading role in establishing a center for the protection and conservation of scientific and technological heritage .
The Chairman of the Conference, Professor Abdul Majeed Naseer, said there are 19 researches on the scientific heritage of the Arab Islamic civilization participated in this conference . The conference also included dialogue sessions and workshops, noting that the scientific heritage, especially in the medical field had been used by European universities until the end of the seventeenth century.
Dr. Naseer thanked the Jordanian Royal Geographical Center, represented by its Director, Dr. Eng. Awni Khasawneh, and the Irbid Electricity Company and the Irbid Chamber of Commerce for their support of the Society.