Image from codex Petermann I 673, Staatsbibliothek Berlin, f. 98a
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, mathematical geography, music, mechanics, and related disciplines), whether in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, or other languages. Continue reading
The Islamic Manuscript Association – in partnership with the Orient-Institut Istanbul and the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation – is pleased to announce that one of its directors, Kristine Rose-Beers, will speak about her extraordinary career in conserving and studying Turkish manuscripts.
The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures is hosting a workshop on ‘Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world. Knowledge, authority and legitimacy‘ from 18-19 December 2017. You can find the full programme here.
A ‘Summer School Reading and analysing Ottoman manuscript sources‘ will take place in Beirut from 27-30 August 2017. Application is possible until 25 June 2017. Please find the full Call here.