Discussions

Online Short Course - Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology

This online course (2 days) aims to introduce Arabic manuscripts from a codicological and textual point of view. The first day will provide an overview of the field of codicology and it role in the manuscript field in general and in identifying the key features of the manuscript 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. Some practical examples will be given based on the lecturers’ long experiences.

Call for Papers: Istanbul Unbound: Environmental Approaches to the City

Istanbul Research Institute and Pera Museum organize Istanbul Unbound: Environmental Approaches to the City, an international conference that seeks to offer new insights on the complex layers of Istanbul’s urban landscape, to be held in April 8-11, 2021, at the Pera Museum.

Call for Papers: YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies Issue no. 2 (2020) | Deadline: July 19, 2020

YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies invites contributions for its issue no. 2 (2020). YILLIK is a peer-reviewed, open access, international academic journal featuring cutting-edge research on Istanbul’s past and present, published by the Istanbul Research Institute in print and online (via DergiPark).

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