Caliphs, Sultans, Presidents: Rulers between Religion and Realpolitik throughout Islamic History

An der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster findet vom 21.-22. Juli ein Workshop zum Thema ‚Caliphs, Sultans, Presidents: Rulers between Religion and Realpolitik throughout Islamic History‚ statt. Die Registrierung ist noch bis zum 14.07.2016 offen.

© Exzellenzcluster "Religion und Politik"

© Exzellenzcluster „Religion und Politik“

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MELCom International 2016

Die MELCom International 2016 Konferenz findet vom 30. Mai- 1. Juni 2016 in Leiden statt.

Programm:

DAY 1 : Monday Lundi 30.05.2016
09:00-10:00 Registrations | Inscriptions
10:00-10:30 Opening | Séance d’ouverture
Greetings by / Adresses de Kurt de Belder, Director of the Leiden University Libraries and
Helga Rebhan, MELCom International President.
10:30-12:30 Session 1: New perspectives for Middle Eastern collections in libraries
1. Is there a role for Middle Eastern Collections for University Internationalisation?
Sunuodula, Mamtimym (Area Studies Librarian, Durham University Library, UK)
2. New digital archive — Jrayed: Arabic Newspapers of Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine
Ukeles, Raquel (Curator, Islam and Middle East Collection, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem)
3. Digital Humanities Case Study: Egyptian Press Digital Archive at (CEDEJ) Centre for Economic, Judicial, and Social Study and Documentation
Habib, Ahmed (Director of Enterprise Applications & Integrated Solutions Department, Bibliotheca
Alexandrina, Egypt), Bassem Elsayed, Ahmed Sharkas (Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt) & Hala Bayoumi (CEDEJ-CNRS, Cairo, Egypt).
4. Recent movements of MS CUL Or 1287, the Lewis Qur’anic manuscript
Fedeli, Alba (Research fellow, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary) & Faghihi, Yasmin (Head of Near and Middle Eastern Department, Cambridge University Library, UK)
Lunch Break
14:00-16:30 Session 2: Orientalists and libraries
5. Salisbury’s Legacy: 175 Years of Arabic Studies in the United States
Dougherty, Roberta (Librarian for Middle East Studies, Yale University, New Haven, USA)
6. A la recherche des fonds Deny et Basset : autour des archives scientifiques de l’orientalisme français
Guichard, Benjamin (Directeur scientifique, BULAC – Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et
civilisations, Paris, France)
Coffee Break
7. Antoine Galland and his manuscript lost in transcription
Yontan, Sara (Conservateur des collections turques, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris)
8. `Issá Iskandar el Ma`luf (1869-1956) Talks!
El Mikati El Kaissi, (Archives Librarian, American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
16:45-18:30 Visit of the Leiden University Libraries | Visite des Bibliothèques de l’Université de Leyde
18:30 Light buffet | Buffet apéritif

DAY 2: Tuesday Mardi 31.05.2016
09:00-10:30 Session 3: Collections in focus
1. The Ottoman Manuscripts in Croatia
Okuyucu, Cihan (Professor, Süleyman Şah University, Istanbul, Turkey) & Ceviz, Nurettin (Professor, Ipek University, Ankara, Turkey)
2. Witnessing the history: the old Arabic Serials of the Heritage Collection, Qatar National Library
Torres Santo Domingo, Nuria (Senior Cataloging Librarian, Qatar National Library) & Ibarra Ibaibarriaga, Maria (Cataloging Librarian, Qatar National Library)
3. Old Printed books and Manuscripts in Arabic Script Held at Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
Garaeva, Nuria (Head of Dept. Museum of Islamic Culture, Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin, Tatarstan, Russia)
Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Session 4: Early printed collections
4. Why did printing arrive „late“ in the Middle East: a summary of the arguments
Roper, Geoffrey (Bibliographical Consultant, Wellingborough Northants, UK)
5. Les livres imprimés anciens en graphie arabe dans la collection de J.-B.L.J. Rousseau acquise pour le Musée Asiatique (TBC)
Frantsuzov, Sergey (Head of Near and Middle Eastern Studies Department, Institute of Oriental manuscripts, Russian Academy of Science, St Petersburg, Russia)
12:00-13:00 Session 5: Collections and theirs users
6. To print or not to print! Is that still the question?
Ghali, Walid (Head Librarian,Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London, UK)
7. Electronic resources in Algerian libraries: acquisition and usage.
Bouderbane, Azzedine; Gamouh, Nadjia; Bentayeb, Zineb (Institut de bibliothéconomie, Université
Constantine 2, Algeria) & Benkaid-Kesba, Teboura (Bibliothèque Universitaire Centrale, Université d’Oum El Bouaghi, Algeria)
Lunch break
14:30-16:00 Session 6: Projects & recent evolutions in Libraries
8. Access to Early printed books from the Middle East at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin: Some examples
Rauch, Christoph (Head of Oriental Department, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Germany)
9. The Foundation Digital Library Portal
Benaicha, Karima (Head of Library & Online Database, Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, London, UK)
10.Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library – a presentation of this new text-searchable online archive of Arabic and European languages
De Mowbray, Julia (Publisher, Gale International, Cengage Learning, Andover, UK)
11. Arabic Collections at the British Library : digitisation, data and digital humanities (TBC)
Lowe, Daniel (Curator of Arabic Collections, British Library, London, UK)
16:00-16:30 Session 7: Exhibition extraordinaire in focus
12. Kalila wa Dimna : visite guidée de l’exposition à l’Institut du Monde Arabe
Vernay-Nouri, Annie (Conservateur en chef, Bibliothèque nationale de France, département des
Manuscrits, Paris)
20:00 Traditional dinner at | Dîner traditionnel à Het Prentenkabinet
Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden, Netherlands– +31 71 512 6666 – www.prentenkabinet.nl

DAY 3: Wednesday Mercredi 01.06.2016
09:30-11:00 Session 8: Collections in focus
1. Les manuscrits en Tunisie : identification et mise en valeur à l’ère du numérique
Habchi, Khaled (Directeur, Institut Supérieur de Documentation, Université de La Manouba, Tunisie) & Séghir, Yousra (Enseignante, ISD, Université de La Manouba, Tunisie)
2. Enluminures des manuscrits de la bibliothèque de l’Université Islamique Émir Abdelkader
Roumeissa, Soudous & Bouanaka, Souad (Doctorante & Maître assistante, Institut de bibliothéconomie Constantine, University Abdelhamid Mehri – Constantine 2, Algeria)
3. Nashriyah: Digital Iranian History
Tate, Paul (Academic Engagement Librarian (Middle East Languages), University of Manchester, UK)
Coffee Break
11:15-13:15 Session 9: Editorial trends in the Middle East studies and in Middle East countries
4. Syrian publishing in Southeastern Anatolia
Hirsch, David (Librarian for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, USA)
5. Editorial trends in the Middle East studies and in Middle East countries: views from the publishers/providers. An interactive panel followed by a Q&A session.
With the participation of George Fawzy, Leila Books (Arab world); Rifat Bali, Libra Books (Turkey);
Mozhgan Jalalzadeh, Iranfarhang (Iran and Afghanistan); Musaid Al-Tayyar, Dar al-Mandumah (DB Arab world)
Lunch break
14:45-16:00 Session 10: Projects’ overview
6. Arabic Collections Online (ACO) : An Open Public Access Source
Abu Baker, Muneer (Associate Professor / Senior Librarian, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE)
7. The implementation of FRBR in the AlKindi catalog (TBC)
Du Grand-Launay, René-Vincent (Directeur de la Bibliothèque, Institut Dominicain d’Etudes Orientales, Cairo, Egypt)
8. Portail numérique „Bibliothèques du Levant“ : identification du corpus de la BnF
Naeem, Faten (Responsable de diffusion des publications, adjointe au directeur du pôle éditorial,
Institut français d’archéologie orientale, Cairo, Egypt) & Refaat, Marianne (Institut français
d’archéologie orientale, Cairo, Egypt)
9. The virtual library MENALIB and its Middle East related open access repository MENAdoc (Halle/Germany)
Adam, Volker (Subject Specialist, Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle, Germany)
16:00-17:00 Professional announcements & Business Meeting open to all attendees
Provisional agenda of the Business Meeting:
1. President, Secretary & Treasurer’s reports
2. MI Website
3. Next year conference
4. Professional announcements