CONFERENCES

SRF Conferences:
Activities for Informing the Public About Evolution

Harun Yahya's more than 190 works have been translated into a variety of foreign languages and have reached the hands of countless readers worldwide. In addition to the books, over 140 national and international conferences have been held so far to support this great scientific movement and have received positive feedback from all over the world.

Harun Yahya conferences first began in the author's home country, Turkey. Between 1998-2000, scientific conferences based on the works of Harun Yahya were held in 120 different locations in Turkey. According to the statistics given by the Science and Research Foundation, the organizing body behind the conferences, the number of the participants reached as high as 100,000. Furthermore, these conferences were broadcasted on many television channels in Turkey, and thus reached millions of people.

Since 2001, Harun Yahya conferences have expanded worldwide. So far, conferences based on the works of Harun Yahya have been held in many countries such as Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Holland, Azerbaijan, Canada, the US and Indonesia. Scholars, professors, university students and many other people have shown high interest in these conferences which focus on different topics such as "The Collapse of the Theory of Evolution", "Miracles of the Qur'an", "The Existence of God", "The Creation of the Universe" and "Islam Denounces Terrorism." These conferences were enhanced by a variety of presentations and video projections. The audience included not only Muslims, but also Christians, Jews and people of other faiths. The conferences held in Malaysia, Canada, the US and Indonesia in particular, mostly in the universities, showed the great interest many people, especially university students, have in these topics. The fact that a single conference in Indonesia had some 8,000 participants gives us a significant idea about the interest the conferences attracted and their effects. The lecturers, who used texts based on the works of Harun Yahya, were the center of attention throughout the activities. The interviews and television programs done with the lecturers also drew a lot of interest.


A recent conference in Lampung, Indonesia, given by speakers from the Science Research Foundation and attended by more than 4000 people.
(October 2002)

At these conferences, where there was no entrance charge, some works of the author were given away free and question-answer sessions were held in an atmosphere of cordial conversation. The audience also acknowledged that the conferences opened new vistas for them, especially for young people and those in scientific fields. Within the framework of these conferences and afterwards, various activities were organized by the students including exhibitions, book reviews and video presentations. The effects of these activities still continue and people from all over the world are already demanding to be participants in the conferences to be organized in the future.

伊斯坦布爾:第一次會議

科學研究基金會組織了一系列國際性會議,1998年召開了第一次會議。會議的主題是:“進化論的崩潰:創造的事實”,於1998年4月4日在伊斯坦布爾舉行。這次會議取得了巨大的成功;全世界著名的專家參加了會議,並在土耳其的講壇上,首次對進化論提出科學的質疑與反駁。來自土耳其社會的各界人士,參加了這次引人注目的會議。在會議廳塈鉹ㄗ鴟y位的人們,從會議廳外的閉路電視中,觀看會議的實況轉播。

會議的發言者是土耳其及國外的知名學者。科學研究基金會的成員首先揭露隱藏在進化論背後的意識形態動機,接著,播放了由該組織製作的錄影文獻片。

美國“創造研究學院”生物化學與古生物學方面的權威、世界知名科學家杜安·吉什(Duane Gish)教授和肯尼斯·卡明(Kenneth Cumming)教授,以可靠的科學證據,論證進化論完全是錯誤的。在會議期間,當今在土耳其最受尊重的科學家之一巴布納(Cevat.Babuna)教授,通過幻燈片,演示了人類被創造之每個階段的奇跡,從而動搖了進化論“巧合假設”的根基。

伊斯坦布爾:第二次會議


A second conference in Istanbul on the “Fall of Darwinism” by the Science Research Foundation in July 1998. Speakers are well-known scientists from the US who are critical of the theory of evolution.

第一次會議的三個月之後,1998年7月5日,在伊斯坦布爾Cemal Reit Rey會議大廳,舉行同一系列的第二次國際會議。六位美國人、一位土耳其人在會上發表講話;他們用現代科學揭示,達爾文學說是如何破滅的。在只能容納1,000人的會議大廳堙A卻擠滿了全神貫注的聽眾。現將會議發言人及其主題概述如下:a

邁克爾·P·吉朗德(Michael.P.Girouard)教授:美國南路易西安那大學的生物學教授;演講主題:“生命有可能偶然形成嗎?”他通過各種各樣的例子解釋,作為生命基本單位的蛋白質是何等的複雜,並得出結論:它們的存在只能是僂臛]計的結果。

愛德華·鮑得雷克斯(Edward Boudreaux)教授的演講:新奧爾良大學的化學教授;演講主題:“化學中的設計”。他指出,為了生命的存在,一些化學元素肯定是有意識的創造。

卡爾·弗雷曼斯(Carl Fliermans)教授:美國著名的科學家、印地安納大學的微生物學教授、由美國國防部支援的“細菌導致的化學廢棄物的中和”研究專案的主持人。他駁斥了進化論在微生物階段的主張。

艾迪普·凱哈(Edip Keha)教授:生物化學教授,會上唯一的土耳其發言人。他介紹了細胞的基本資訊,並通過證據強調,細胞的形成只能是有意識設計的結果。

大衛·門頓(David Menton)教授:華盛頓大學的解剖學教授。在伴隨著非常有趣的電腦顯示的演講過程中,他對鳥的羽毛與爬行動物的鱗片,在解剖學上的差異做了細緻的分析,從而證明:鳥類從爬蟲進化的假設是無效的。

杜安·吉什(Duane Gish)教授:著名的進化論專家。他在題為“人類起源”的演說中,駁斥了人類從猿進化而來的命題。

卡爾·弗雷曼斯(Carl Fliermans)教授: 現代生物學證明,生物是絕妙的設計, 而單憑這一事實就足以證明造物主的存在。
杜安·吉什(Duane Gish)教授: 地質記錄反駁了進化理論,並顯示 地球生物的出現,是完整形成並精心 設計的。這是真主創造一切的具體證據。
大衛·門頓(David Menton)教授: 30年來,我研究生物的解剖學特徵。 我所看到的總是真主創造的證據。
愛德華·鮑得雷克斯(Edward Boudreaux)教授: 我們生活的這個世界及其自然規律, 是造物主為我們人類的利益而精密創造的。

聽完這些演講後,聽眾們見證:科學從各方面駁倒了進化論,它是一個無效的教條。另外,由科學研究基金會組織,並在CRR會議廳展出的題為“進化論的崩潰:創造的事實”的展覽,引起人們濃厚的興趣。由35幅海報組成的展覽,要麼精彩地駁倒了進化論的一種基本主張,要麼向人們展現了創造的證據。

安卡拉:第三次會議

1998年7月12日,科學研究基金會進行的“進化論的崩潰:創造的事實”系列國際會議的第三次會議,在安卡拉的謝拉頓飯店舉行。參加會議的三位美國人和一位土耳其人,提出了明確而實質性的證據:現代科學已使達爾文學說徹底無效。

雖然,謝拉頓飯店的會議廳可容納大約一千名聽眾,但實際參加的人數卻超過2,500人。因此在大廳外,為無法在堶惕鋮鴟y位的聽眾,安置了可以看到會議實況的大螢幕。在會議廳旁邊安排的大型展覽:“進化論的崩潰:創造的事實”,同樣引起人們極大的興趣。

會議結束時,發言者受到聽眾的熱烈歡迎;這證明公眾多麼渴望瞭解與進化論相關的科學現實和創造的事實。

隨著這些國際會議的成功,科學研究基金會開始在土耳其各地組織類似的系列會議。僅僅在1998年8月與2002年年底之間,在土耳其的80座城鎮舉行了500次會議。SRF在全國各地繼續舉辦這樣的會議,同時在英國、荷蘭、汶萊、馬來西亞、印度尼西亞、新加坡、阿塞拜疆、美國和加拿大舉辦會議。

 

Field reports from the latest Harun Yahya
conferences in Indonesia.

8th, March

First conference was held in Anggrek Room, National Stadium Palace Soekarno, Jakarta with the topic of "Miracle in Creation of Man" which was attended by more than 500 visitors.

9th, March

The second one was about "Unveiling Historical Facts in the Light of the Qur'an" (Perished Nations) and held in Cilegon Islamic Center in Banten. Around 400 people were present to attend the conference.

10th March
The visit to the College of Al-Azhar that is one of the most qualified schools in Jakarta was held with the attendance of a lot of lecturers.
The school administration emphasized that their target was to rewrite their entire curriculum according to Harun Yahya's works.

The topic of press conference in Sari Pan Pacific Hotel, Jakarta was "Why Evolution must be refuted?" The author and its works had been presented to the mass media.

At the same day after another meeting with press, a conference was held with the participation of guests, mostly academicians. The topic was "Unveiling Darwinism and Scientists' Responsibility of Communicating the Fact of Creation". The president of the official science institution of Indonesia also participated to this event.

11th March
A 45-minute long live radio program was aired at Radio Dakta, the topic being the works of Harun Yahya and their global impact. Many from the audience connected to the program and asked their questions.

The same day a conference was held at Anggrek Room, National Stadium Palace Soekarno, Jakarta with the topic of "Evolution in Scientific Perspective and Its Global Impact". There was a very interested audience.

12th of March
A conference with the title of "The Facts of Creation Demolished Darwinism" was held in Jakarta's Faculty of Economics Auditorium at the Indonesian University, which is known as the most qualified university of the nation. After the conference, many students made comments supporting the works of Harun Yahya and the case against Darwinism.

13th March
At Jakarta-National Library (Perpustakaan Nasional RI) a conference was held about "Teaching the Theory of Evolution". Around 300 high-school lecturers participated to the event.
Also the head of the Education Commission, Mr. Sukesti Martono, attended to this conference.

16th March
A conference was held at Buana Putra Pertamina Cinema Hall on the "Miracle of Birth and Creation". There was a great interest with approximately 600 participants.
The same evening the author and his works were presented in a seminar at the Istiqamah Mosque to 140-150 people.

At 19th of March
Two programs about the "Truth of the Life of This World" and the "Creation of Man" had been recorded at the most popular TV channel of Indonesia; the Jakarta Television, They were to be aired on TV in about 10 days.

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IN ORDER TO REALIZE NEW CONFERENCES

If you would like us to visit your university as lecturers or to organize conferences, you may contact us immediately. The first thing to be done should be to determine a conference room by asking permission from the university board. We can announce the conference, the topic of which will be decided upon mutually, to a wide audience by means of posters and other media weeks before it occurs. You may also provide a bulletin to be published in your school newsletter and, if possible, in your local or national newspaper or to be broadcasted on TV. You might also enable the conference to be covered live on radio or TV.

It is essential that you encourage the participation of your university teachers in addition to that of the students. You can exhibit our books and posters in your school prior to the conference, and organize video broadcasts in various venues. You can also inform other academic institutions in your area or country and encourage them to hold conferences in their universities as well. It would be a pleasure for us to be lecturers in foundations, masjids and other organizations that request to participate in these activities. With your support and efforts, many people will become aware of great faith- and science-related facts and the new generation will grow up to be more conscious. Your advice and suggestions on this issue are of great importance to us.


Posters announcing Harun Yahya conferences.