University of Birmingham staff visited the Sharjah International Book Festival in November 2017 with a replica of the Birmingham Qur'an.
Visitors to the exhibit
Visitors with a film crew at the exhibit.
Visitors enjoying the exhibition.
Elizabeth Briggs (right), great-great-granddaughter of George Cadbury, visits the exhibit. She is a relative of Edward Cadbury, who funded Alphonse Mingana's trips to the Middle East to acquire manuscripts. Professor Robin Mason, University of Birmingham's Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), appears on her right.
Visitors number 8,999 and 9,000 with the University of Birmingham team.
Cricketer Wasim Akram visits.
Tour guides from the Al Noor mosque visit.
University of Birmingham staff on a private visit of Sharjah's Al Noor mosque.
Neelam Hussain, Curator of the Mingana Collection of Islamic Arabic Manuscripts, and Susan Worrall, Director of Special Collections, at a panel discussion.
Neelam Hussain at a panel discussion.
Inside the exhibition space.