Memorable Events

2005

  • 25th anniversary commemoration
  • E. İhsanoğlu OIC Secretary General
  • H. Eren IRCICA Director General
  • First Islamic Archaeology Congress
  • First congress on Bilad al-Sham

2004

  • First congress on Islamic contributions to universal civilisation

2003

  • First symposium on East Africa

2001

  • First symposium on Volga-Ural region

2000

  • 20th Anniversary ceremony
  • First congress on the Balkans

1999

  • First congress on Ottoman history

1998

  • First symposium on history of Caucasia

1996

  • First symposium on West Africa

1995

  • 15th Anniversary

1994

  • First architectural workshop
  • First festival on Islamic crafts

1991

  • First crafts seminar

1990

  • 10th Anniversary
  • First “IRCICA Awards” presented

1989

  • First congress on Southeast Asia

1987

  • First symposium on history of science

1986

  • First history congress on South Asia
  • First congress on Holy Qur'an translations
  • First IRCICA Competition: King Fahd Awards in architecture
  • First competition on calligraphy

1983

  • Very first IRCICA congress: "Islamic Arts"

1982

  • Work plans launched at official ceremony
  • IRCICA Newsletter, issue 1

1980

  • OIC adopted IRCICA's first work plan