An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts
A free, intensive online workshop featuring leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts.
Schedual: Monday, August 23, 2021 to Friday, August 27, 2021
This week-long workshop features leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts. The workshop will equip emerging scholars with the basic tools to conduct research with original handwritten texts in Arabic script. Over the course of five days, participants will learn the basics of codicology, palaeography, and manuscript production and circulation, in the context of an expansive vision of current debates in Arabic manuscript research.
anatomy of the codex
canonical and informal scripts
colophons, audition notes, owners’ notes, readers’ notes
ethics and best practices
scribes and other craftspeople
strategies for decipherment
transmission practices and patterns
Enrollment is free of charge. Full participation is by application only. Others may observe via webinar. You can find details on this link: https://www.international.ucla.edu/cnes/event/14962