“Reaching  the  end  of  the  spiritual  path  means  to  re-assume  the  tremendous  responsibilities  from  which  mankind  has  fallen  away.  This  is  the  state  in  which  man  was  originally  created.”

   Martin Lings

Qarawiyyin – The Oldest University in the World

This project features talks and seminars in Pakistan, Morocco and Spain on Fatima al-Fihri, the founder of the Qarawiyyin University in Fez, Morocco which is the oldest degree-awarding university in the world. The aim is to review modern misconceptions about the darkness and rigidity of the medieval ages and re-visit the active role women played in medieval society and the spread of education; schools and colleges.