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Grants Scheme: The Islamic Manuscript Association

Dear Colleagues,

The Islamic Manuscript Association is delighted to announce that it is accepting applications to its Annual Grant Scheme, which is designed to further any activities that support the needs of manuscript collections, particularly in the area of collection care and management and in advancing scholarship related to Islamic manuscripts. Work that we support includes but is not limited to:

Research Grant Opportunities: Eighth Annual ASMEA Conference

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to announce its 2015 Research Grants Program. Grants of up to $2500 will be awarded to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.

The deadline to submit a grant application is March 2, 2015. Find an overview of the guidelines for submission below:

CfApplications: Summer Academy "World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective" in Cape Town

In the framework of the research program Zukunftsphilologie: Revisiting the Canons of Textual Scholarship, the Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – German Humanities Institutes Abroad in cooperation with the University of Cape Town and the French Institute South Africa invite applications for an international Summer Academy to take place at the University of Cape Town, September 4—14, 2015, entitled World Scripts: Concepts and Practices of Writing from a Comparative Perspective.

Grants Deadline: 1 Feb - The Islamic Manuscript Association

Dear Colleagues,

The Islamic Manuscript Association’s Annual Grant Scheme closes at 18.00 on Sunday 1 February, 2015. It is designed to further any activities that support the needs of manuscript collections, particularly in the area of collection care and management and in advancing scholarship related to Islamic manuscripts. Work that we support includes but is by no means limited to:

»    Activities related to preservation, conservation and digitisation;

»    Conservation and art supplies;

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