The “Afghan Serials Collection” is an essential collection of partisan serials from the Wahdat Library, the most comprehensive private collection of rare newspapers and journals from Afghanistan. Continue reading
University of Thessaloniki is pleased to announce that the 24th Conference of the Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes (International Committee for Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies) will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 23-27 June 2020.
The aim is to provide a platform of a high scholarly level, which will promote the knowledge and sustain the memory of Ottoman history. Continue reading
The project Palestinian Oral History Map presents oral testimonies from Palestinia on historic maps.
The result is an interactice map that allows you to explore the testimonies based on the historic landmarks they describe: Schools, hospitals, factories, rivers, valleys and mountains – all can be seen in the context of detailed historic maps from the 1940s.
The platform combines data from the Palestinian Oral History Archive (POHA) at the American University of Beirut with Palestine Open Maps (POM). The mesh-up of these sources turn the stories and places into a much more vivid user experience.
The Library of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG): Emergence, Growth and Future Challenges
We present the Deutsche Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (DMG) with its unique holdings at the 41st annual conference MELCom International in Naples on June 20, 2019.
The Deutsche Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (German Oriental Society) is the oldest and most important association of German Orientalists. We are responsible for the library and the scholarly estates of the DMG at the University and State Library of Saxony-Anhalt.
MELCom is the acronym of the Middle East Libraries Committee. MELCom International, the European Association of Middle East Librarians, is a non-governmental organization, devoted to promoting co-operation among individuals and institutions in Europe, the Middle East and throughout the world concerned with all aspects of (Middle East) librarianship.
Date: June 20, 2019
Time: 14.30 pm
Place: Conference Room of Palazzo du Mesnil, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
Lecturer: Dr Volker Adam
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Iranian manuscripts in Manichean script
A catalogue of the Iranian manuscripts in Manichean script in the German Turfan collection” von Mary Boyce, 1960 ist neu in unserer Open Access Sammlung MENAdoc.
The catalogue gives a complete list of the preserved Iranian fragments in a comprehensive system of individual signatures.