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Latest Announcements

Families in Lockdown

Type: 
Event
Date: 
September 10, 2021 to October 3, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Sociology

We are interested in connecting with international researchers who have looked at the wider effects of Covid-19 as part of our ongoing study – 

15th Symposium on the History and the Culture of the Jews in the Netherlands "The Imperial Turn in Dutch Jewish History"

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 4, 2021 to October 5, 2021
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies

The 15th Symposium of the History and Culture of the Jews in the Netherlands will be devoted to how research and awareness of the Imperial and colonial past changes our perspective on Dutch Jewish History:

Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 15, 2021 to November 16, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Middle East History / Studies

This online course aims to introduce key concepts in the field of Arabic manuscripts and codicology. It is designed to attract participants who want to learn basic knowledge about Arabic manuscripts. The first day will provide an overview of the field of codicology and its role in the manuscript field in general and in identifying key features of manuscripts in particular. The second session will be dedicated to writing supports, the structure of quires, ruling and page layout, bookbinding, ornamentation, tools and materials used in bookmaking, and the palaeography of book hands.

Call for contributors: Literary Snippets: Colophons Across Space and Time

Type: 
Call for Papers
New Jersey,
Date: 
December 15, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, African History / Studies

The colophon, the ultimate or “crowning touch” paragraphs of a manuscript or a book, provides readers with a the historical context in which the scribe produced the manuscript (or the publisher, a book). At its most fundamental level, the colophon gives us the “metadata” of the manuscript: who was the scribe? When and where was the manuscript produced? For whom was it produced and who paid for it?