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Charity, orphans and foundlings in the pre-modern Islamic world

An exploration of the Islamic world's responses to childcare through history.

The Foundling Hospital represented a major milestone for childcare in Britain. How were these issues tackled in other parts of the world? Professor Gerald Hawting, Professor of Middle East History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, Universtiy of London, explores ways in which the Islamic world responded to the issues of orphans, charity and foundlings. This lecture is part of the 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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