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Visit to a collection: Highlights from the Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection at the University of Pennsylvania

20220911 TIMA Penn Visittoacollection September 2022 ENG

Friday, 30 September 2022 at 10am EDT / 3pm BST / 4pm EET
via  Zoom
Arabic simultaneous interpretation will be available

Lynn Ransom, Curator of Programs, and Nicholas Herman, Lawrence J. Schoenberg Curator of Manuscripts, at the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies will present highlights of the Schoenberg Collection’s Islamicate manuscripts and the various ways in which SIMS encourages and engages scholars around the world in support of research involving the collection.

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2021 Virtual Conference on Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina and The Islamic Manuscript Association—in partnership with the library’s Manuscripts Center and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation—organized the conference Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa, which was held remotely via Zoom at Bibliotheca Alexandrina from 12 to 16 September 2021.

The conference comprised five panels featuring original, current research on the Arabic-script manuscript cultures of North and Sub-Saharan Africa and the care and management of manuscript collections across the continent:

Panel 1, First Session: Historical Traditions of Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa
Panel 1, Second Session: Historical Traditions of Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa
Panel 2: Manuscript Libraries and Written Heritage Centres in Africa
Panel 3: African Arabic-Script Languages
Panel 4: Cataloguing, Editing, Research and Publishing
Panel 5: Preservation, Conservation and Digitization

Additionally, the conference included five workshops corresponding to the themes of the panels. The organizers will publish presented papers in an edited volume of proceedings.

For more information, please visit the conference’s website (asmiaconference.org), and YouTube channel (Arabic-ScriptManuscripts in Africa), and see its Facebook (@Arabic-Script Manuscripts in Africa) and Twitter (@ASMIACONFERENCE) accounts.