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Final Call: Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture – The Eleventh Islamic Manuscript Conference

Dear Colleagues,

The theme of The Islamic Manuscript Association’s Eleventh Islamic Manuscript Conference is 'Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture’; it will be hosted by the University of Cambridge at Magdalene College on 13–15 September 2016 and is open to both members and non-members of the Association. The Call for Papers ends a week today on Monday, 23 November 2015 and is also open to submissions not related to the main theme. Please circulate this call to colleagues and students.

With thanks,

Armin

 

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