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Charity, orpans and foundlins in the pre-modern Islamic world

The Foundling Hospital represented a major milestone for child-care in Britain. How were these issues tackled in other parts of the world?

This talk explores the Islamic World's response to chid-care throughout history, as part of the national Festival of Muslim Cultures.


Professor Gerald Hawting | talks


Date and Time:

26 July 2006 at 6:30 pm


1 hour



The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square
+44 20 78 41 36 00

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Available from:

tickets may be reserved in advance. Contact the Foundling on 020 7841 3600/email enquiries@foundlingmuseum.org.uk

Additional Information:

The Coram Cafe will offer Moroccan food and music all day, and will be open until the talk starts.

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