The “Bamberger Einführung in die Geschichte des Islams (BEGI)” (The Bamberg Introduction to the History of Islam) has been online for a few weeks now. This is an interactive overview of the history of Islam in 14 chapters … Read more
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science starts the “Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative” (ISMI).
The mission of the Initiative (ISMI) is to make accessible information on all Islamic manuscripts in the exact sciences (astronomy, mathematics, optics, … Read more
The “Bibliographical Database for Historiography of Ottoman Europe” is now live and offers several thousand bibliographical meta-data sets regarding works in over 20 languages – and much more.… Read more
The project “Bibliotheca Arabica” has been approved for the University of Leipzig and the Saxon University of Sciences, aiming to develop and compile fundamental knowledge on literary and scientific production and practice between the 12th and 19th century. … Read more
The project Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal is a reference portal for the digital linking of research results. Additionally, it provides digital tools for working with data as well as an infrastructure for sharing tools and research.… Read more
The Max-Planck Research Group ‘How ‘Terrorists’ Learn’ is working on understanding the learning structures within terrorist groups via the analysis of quantitative data and primary documents as well as field research with former members of such groups.… Read more