Public Lecture: “Nuzhat al-mushtāq” with the Geographer Al-Idrīsī (jointly organized with Saudi Geographical Society - King Saud University)

Date: 2022-09-14

Public Lecture | | 2022-09-14

On Wednesday September 14, 2022, the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS) convened a public lecture entitled: "'Nuzhat al-mushtāq' with the Geographer Al-Idrīsī" delivered by Dr. Ali bin Abdullah Al-Dosari (Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Systems, Department of Geography, King Saud University; President, Saudi Geographical Society). The lecture was moderated by Dr. Badr bin Adel bin Mohammed Al-Faqir (Associate Professor, Geography of Cities and Tourism, Department of Geography, King Saud University). One of a series of lectures held by the Center as part of the activities of the #Asfār Exhibition. One of the manuscripts of the First Chapter of the Exhibition "The Journey of Knowledge" is “Uns al-muhaj wa-ḥadāʾiq al-faraj” by al-Sharīf Abū ʿAbd Allāh al-Idrīsī, one of the most important works of geography. It contains 73 maps.