Hamed, Mohamed | 27 Apr 16:45 2015
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[MELANET-L] FW: المؤتمر الإقليمي الثاني للاتحاد الدولي للمكتبات والمعلومات اعلم / إفلا بمكتبة الإسكندرية في الفترة من 8-9 يونيو 2015

Dear all,

 

I have been asked to share the following information regarding to AFLI/IFLA conference. The conference will take place in BibAlex between June 8th and 9th.

 

Thanks,

Mohamed

UNC

 

From: Kh Elhalaby [mailto:khelhalaby-/E1597aS9LQAvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org]
Sent: Friday, April 24, 2015 6:30 PM
Subject: المؤتمر الإقليمي الثاني للاتحاد الدولي للمكتبات والمعلومات اعلم / إفلا بمكتبة الإسكندرية في الفترة من 8-9 يونيو 2015

 

 

الزملاء الأفاضل

تحية طيبة وبعد،

ينظم  الاتحاد العربي للمكتبات والمعلومات (اعلم) بالتعاون مع الاتحاد الدولي لجمعيات ومؤسسات المكتبات (إفلا) ومكتبة الإسكندرية  المؤتمر الإقليمي الثاني للاتحاد الدولي للمكتبات والمعلومات اعلم / إفلا  بمكتبة الإسكندرية في الفترة من 8-9 يونيو 2015 تحت عنوان "مواكبة المكتبات العربية للبيئة المعلوماتية المتجددة" ، وبهذه المناسبة يتشرف الاتحاد بدعوة سيادتكم للمشاركة في فعاليات المؤتمر.

 

وإننا إذ نتشرف بحضوركم، يرجى التكرم بالاطلاع على تفاصيل المؤتمر المرفقة مع هذه الدعوة.

Dr. Khaled Elhalaby

AFLI President

Cell: +974 5586 2584

Fax: +974 4480 2369

Email: khelhalaby-/E1597aS9LQAvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org

PO Box: 200540 Doha, Qatar

 

 

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Hirsch, David | 24 Apr 06:34 2015

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Professional program

I have been asked to share the following link for the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Professional Program.
Are any Melaneters planning to attend?


https://adibf2015.sched.org/

ADIBF2015: Schedule
Check out the schedule for ADIBF2015


All best,

David



David G. Hirsch
Librarian for Middle Eastern Studies
Charles Young Research Library
UCLA
Box 951575
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How are you doing. I wanted to kindly ask if you could spread the word with the link below to your colleagues and friends for the professional program for ADIBF, this would be very much appreciated.

 

See you soon in Abu Dhabi

 

Thanks

 

 

https://adibf2015.sched.org/

 

 

 


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Hirsch, David | 23 Apr 23:36 2015

Documents regarding Project Flower... nuclear weapons cooperation between Iran and Israel in 1977?

Dear Melaneters-

I am wondering if any of you can help me find any documents/articles/books in Persian regarding "Project Flower", a collaboration between Iran and Israel to produce nuclear weapons in the later 1970's. There is a short article about it in Wikipedia, but our researcher would be interested to know more.

English would also be welcome.

Thanks and all best,

David



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Dale J. Correa | 23 Apr 22:02 2015
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"Syrian Books and Journals Return to US"

FYI:

http://www.aaupnet.org/news-a-publications/news/1302-syrian-regulations-amended

Best wishes,
Dale

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Riedlmayer, Andras J. | 21 Apr 19:27 2015
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Writer retreats to a Kabul that lives only in his memories and books

A profile of Afghanistan's most celebrated novelist, Rahnaward Zaryab, appeared in The New York Times, Apr 17, 2015.

[EXCERPT]: 
[...] Little of a readership culture remains these days, even in Kabul. Bookshops are saturated with bootleg copies of Iranian books. Local authors make no money from publishing their work. In return for a manuscript, Mr. Zaryab gets a number of copies from the publisher to distribute to friends. 
Consider his latest work, “Qalandar Nama,” a collection of minimalist vignettes that he submitted in return for 150 free copies. The book has sold only 100 copies in the three months since its publishing, said the publisher, Wasim Amiri. In contrast, Mr. Amiri picks off the shelf a slim collection of poems by Fazel Nazari, a young poet from neighboring Iran. In its 32nd reprint over five years, the book has sold more than 80,000 copies.

*Read more at:
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/18/world/asia/writer-retreats-to-a-kabul-that-lives-only-in-his-memories-and-books.html?_r=0 

(WorldCat has no record of any work by Rahnavard Zaryab published since 2010)

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Padraig.Kirby | 21 Apr 18:42 2015
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[MELANET-L] Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to 30th April- Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina June 17-20th 2015.

Due to requests from prospective participants in the Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference http://www.wbilc2015.kbbi.ba/en/ Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina June 17-20th 2015, it has been decided to extend the deadline for abstract submission to 30th APRIL 2015.

 

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Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference

Information & media literacy for lifelong learning: digital citizenship for a digital age.

 

JUNE 17th-20th 2015 Juni na Uni 2015, Hotel Opal Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina,

Conference website: http://www.wbilc2015.kbbi.ba/en/

 

In this Information Age the rise of digital and social media tools has brought with it some amazing innovations and immense challenges. The challenge to achieve information literacy (IL) in this information rich society is vital for lifelong learning and allows us to capitalise on the diverse and often overwhelming range of information choices which we have been confronted with by the power of the Internet. This great power has forced all of us to develop strategies for confronting issues concerning accessibility, reliability, authenticity and validity as well as information overload. Information Literacy is a vital transferable skill for lifelong learning in both formal and informal learning environments throughout people's lifetimes. Information literacy facilitates active citizenship of individuals. Information literacy prepares people for lifelong learning because it enables them to find the information they need for any task or decision at hand. In helping to provide and expand access to information, helping to facilitate full participation in Society - our role is crucial. We must prepare for a Society full of Information, prepare for Digital Citizenship for a Digital Age.

 

 

Second Call for Papers

Theme: Information & media literacy for lifelong learning: digital citizenship for a digital age.

Papers should be prepared using WBIL template and submitted electronically to this email address kbbi.bihac-79fC6RPYjdFpskWghx5DLg@public.gmane.org.

After the second cycle of Peer-Review, selected papers will be published in the WBIL proceedings book and in the Peer Reviewed Education for Information (indexed by SCOPUS) ISSN print: 0167-8329; ISSN online1875-8649

 

 

Keynote speakers

The keynote speakers for the forthcoming Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina June 17-20th 2015 are:

Dr. Christine Bruce, Professor in the Information Systems School, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Dr. Tefko Saracevic, Professor Emeritus, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies Rutgers University USA   

 

 

 

Dr Christine Bruce is Professor in the Information Systems School, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She has an extensive research and publication profile in information literacy and higher education teaching and learning. She has investigated information literacy and learning across educational, workplace and community contexts with a special emphasis on peoples experience of information use. Her most recent book publication on information literacy was Informed Learning, 2008. In 2014 Information experience: approaches to theory and practice was published by Emerald. Christine regularly consults and facilitates workshops on information literacy in the university sector around the world. She has delivered 19 keynote addresses in the last ten years in ten different countries. Christine is convenor of the QUT Higher Education Research Network, and Higher Degree Research Director in the Information Systems School. She served as Director and Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning for the Faculty of Information Technology between 2001- 2006. She was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Fellowship in 2008. She is a an assessor for the Australian Research Council, a member of the Board of Directors for the US National Forum for Information Literacy, a member of the Reference Group for the University of San Jose SLIS Research Center, and a member of the Board of Directors for the LiNCS Research Centre at the University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Education. In 2010 Christine received a Library Board of Queensland Award for contributions to information literacy research and education. Archived versions of her publications are available at: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/view/person/Bruce,_Christine.html

 

   

Dr. Tefko Saracevic, Professor Emeritus, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies Rutgers University USA. Studied electrical engineering at the University of Zagreb, Croatia and completed his master (1962) and Ph.D. (1970) studies in information science at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Taught and conducted research at Case till 1985, when moved to Rutgers. Promoted to Professor II (highest academic rank at Rutgers Univ.) in 1991. Associate Dean from 2003 to 2006. Professor Emeritus since 2010.  For more information, please see:  http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~tefko/curriculum_vitae.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference main themes and topics

 

A.      Information literacy in the modern world

·         Information Literacy in the 21st century

·         Information literacies (media literacy, digital literacy, visual literacy, financial literacy, health

·         literacy, cyber wellness, infographics, information behaviour, trans-literacy, post-literacy)

·         Information Literacy and academic libraries

·         Information Literacy and adult education

·         Information Literacy and blended learning

·         Information Literacy and distance learning

·         Information Literacy and mobile devices (M-learning)

·         Information Literacy and Gamification

·         Information literacy and public libraries

·         Information Literacy in Primary and Secondary Schools

·         Information literacy and the Knowledge Economy

·         Information literacy and the Information Society

·         Information Literacy and the Multimedia Society

·         Information Literacy and the Digital Society

·         Information Literacy in the modern world (e.g. web 2.0 ; web 3.0; YouTube, trends, emerging technologies and innovation; growth of digital resources; digital reference tools; tiered reference services).

·         The future of information literacy

·         Workplace information literacy

 

B.      Librarians as support to the lifelong learning process

·         Digital pedagogy and Information Literacy

·         Integrating information literacy into the curriculum

·         Putting information literacy theory into practice

·         Information Literacy training and instruction

·         Instructional design and performance for information literacy (e.g. teaching practice,

·         session design, lesson plans)

·         Information Literacy and online learning (e.g. self-paced IL modules)

·         Information Literacy and Virtual Learning Environments

·         Supporting users need through library 2.0 and beyond

·         Digital empowerment and reference work

·         Information Literacy across the disciplines

·         Information literacy and digital preservation

·         Innovative IL approaches

·         Student engagement with Information Literacy

 

C. Media and information literacy – theoretical approaches (standards, assessment, collaboration, etc.)

·         Information literacy theory (models, standards, indicators, Moscow Declaration etc.)

·         Information literacy and Artificial intelligence

·         Information Literacy and information behaviour

·         Information literacy and reference services: cyber reference services, virtual reference services, mobile reference services, expert crowd sourcing, global reference volunteers

·         Information literacy cultural and contextual approaches

·         Information Literacy and Threshold concepts

·         Information literacy evaluation and assessment

·         Information literacy in different cultures and countries including national studies

·         Information literacy project management

·         Measuring in information literacy instruction assessment

 

D. New aspects of education/strategic planning, policy, and advocacy for information literacy

in a digital age

·         Branding, promotion and marketing for information literacy

·         Cross –sectorial; and interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships for information literacy

·         Information literacy policies and development

·         Leadership and Governance for information literacy

·         Strategic planning for IL

·         Strategies in e-learning to promote self-directed and sustainable learning in the area of information literacy skills.

 

 

Paper submission

Submissions in any of the following forms are accepted:

·         Full paper to be published in conference proceedings

·         Presentation

·         Roundtable discussion

·         Poster session

·         Train-the-trainers workshop

·         PechaKucha

 Papers submission dateline: Monday 25 May 2015 

 

 

Important Dates

Abstracts submission deadline April 30, 2015

Notification of Abstract acceptance May 8, 2015

Deadline for authors to submit papers May 25, 2015

Deadline for authors to submit slides May 25, 2015

Dissemination of final programme June 08, 2015

 

 

For further information: please see the Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference website for additional details at: http://www.wbilc2015.kbbi.ba/en/

 

Please note: all expenses, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation etc., are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by the Conference

Committee, but a special invitation can be issued to authors.

 

 

Padraig Kirby MSc (LIS)  BA (Hons) HdipLIS

Senior Library Assistant

The Library

Limerick Institute of Technology,

Moylish park

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00353 61 293516

Padraig.Kirby-2/LiaxUY3MM@public.gmane.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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question for a journalist

Hello,
I'm a journalist and often cover issues pertaining to the Middle East.
I'm writing an article on the Melcom international meeting next week in Constantine and I was curious about the difference between MELCOM and MELA. I believe MELCOM  is a European organization whereas MELA is...? Does MELA hold annual meetings or conferences?
Many thanks for any help with this.
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Dale J. Correa | 20 Apr 20:39 2015
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Al-Da'wah magazine

Dear colleagues,

A researcher at UT is interested in seeing more issues of al-Da'wah magazine *after* it moved from Egypt to Pakistan (it was apparently banned in Egypt). It's OCLC #56364759 (see below).

Is anyone familiar with this publication, or the publisher in Pakistan? Any other known holdings of this periodical? (or perhaps an uncataloged collection?)

Many thanks in advance for your assistance.

Best wishes,
Dale


al-Da`wah : 
sawt al-haqq wa-al-quwwah wa-al-hurriyah = Aldaawah.

1900s-?
Arabic  Serial Publication : Periodical : Biweekly (every 2 weeks) v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Islamabad, Pakistan : Sheikh Waseem Ahmed
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    Title: al-Da`wah :
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    Publication: Islamabad, Pakistan : Sheikh Waseem Ahmed
    Year: 1900s-?
    Frequency: Biweekly
    Description: v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
    Language: Arabic


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    Lowe, Daniel | 20 Apr 13:06 2015
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    SHUBBAK LITERATURE FESTIVAL | BRITISH LIBRARY | 25 & 26 JULY

    Dear MELA,

     

    I am happy to announce that the Shubbak Literature Festival will be held at the British Library on the weekend of 25 & 26 July.

     

    The schedule of events is copied below or can be viewed here: http://www.shubbak.co.uk/tag/shubbak-literature-festival/

    Events can be booked individually, or you can purchase a day (£15/£12 over 60s/£10 students and other concessions) or weekend pass (£26/£20 over 60s/£16 students and other concessions).

     

    Best,

     

    Daniel Lowe

    Curator of Arabic Collections, British Library

     

    ***

     

    SHUBBAK LITERATURE FESTIVAL | BRITISH LIBRARY | 25 & 26 JULY | <at> shubbak / #Shubbak

     

    Join us for a packed weekend of literature and storytelling with some of the finest writers from across the Arab world. The British Library will host a rich array of talks, readings and children’s storytelling workshops exploring the power of literature and the word. From poetry, fiction and graphic novels to new literary forms and performance, the Shubbak Literature Festival invites you to celebrate the depth and diversity of current Arab writing in the UK, Europe and across the Arab world.

     

    SATURDAY 25 JULY

     

    11.00 – 12.00    Children’s Workshop with Lena Merhej of Samandal Comics

    Join Lebanese illustrator and animator Lena Merhej on a magical journey through the animal kingdom.

     

    11.00 – 12.15    The Rise Arabic Literature in English?

    There has been a significant growth in the availability of works by Arab authors in the English language in recent years, as well as a rise in the number of Arab authors winning mainstream literary prizes. But what impact has this surge of interest in Arabic literature had on the writers, translators and readers of these works? British Syrian writer Robin Yassin Kassab chairs a discussion of this phenomenon with award-winning Iraqi poet, novelist and translator Sinan Antoon, acclaimed British Palestinian novelist and playwright Selma Debbagh, Marcia Lynx Qualey, founder of the Arabic Literature in English website, and author, scholar and translator Professor Daniel Newman.

     

    12.30 – 13.45    Science Fiction in the Arab World

    From utopian dreams to dystopian nightmares, could a new wave of Arabic science fiction spur us to reimagine alternative futures in the Middle East and beyond? Sindbad Sci-Fi’s producer Yasmin Khan joins forces with Shubbak to beam up a stellar panel of visionary writers, including Egyptian Ahmed Khaled Towfik, author of Utopia, Iraqi Ahmed Saadawi, the author of the IPAF-winning Frankenstein in Baghdad and Iraqi playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak, author of a short story about an alien invasion of Baghdad.

     

    13.45 - 14.45 Lunch

     

    15.00 – 16.15    Writing Change: Words in Times of Conflict and Crisis

    What is the role of literature and poetry in times of uncertainty and upheaval? Award-winning poet Daljit Nagra chairs a discussion of this key question, featuring Mourid Barghouti, one of Palestine’s greatest living poets; Kurdish poet Choman Hardi, based in Iraqi Kurdistan, whose work has focused on the Anfal genocide and forced migration, and has featured on the UK GCSE curriculum; and young Syrian short story writer and journalist Rasha Abbas, a contributor to Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline.

     

    16.30 - 17.00       Hot Off the Press: Author Readings of New Releases

    Syrian dissident Samar Yazbek and Gazan IPAF-shortlisted Atef Abu Saif read from their latest books, The Crossing and The Drone Eats With Me: Diaries From A City Under Fire, both hitting the UK shelves in July. Readings in Arabic and English.

     

    17.30 – 19.00 ‘The Astonishing Form’: An Evening of Poetry from across the Arab World

     

    A celebration of the magic of poetry – referred to by Mourid Barghouti as the ‘astonishing form’ – with a variety of radical, powerful and perhaps unexpected voices. Featuring performances and readings in English and Arabic (with translation) by Mourid Barghouti, whose I Saw Ramallah won the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature and was described as “one of the finest existential accounts of Palestinian displacement we now have” by Edward Said; multi-award-winning British Egyptian performance poet Sabrina Mahfouz; Iraqi poet Ghareeb Iskander, whose work engages ancient Sumerian myth and contemporary Iraqi reality; and Palestinian spoken word artist Rafeef Ziadeh, whose poems ‘We Teach Life, Sir’ and ‘Shades of Anger’ went viral online within days of their release.

     

     

    SUNDAY 26 July

     

    11.00 – 12.00    The Flippy Page in Samandal Comics

    Join Lena Merhej of Samandal Comics to learn how to make your own bilingual comic, where two worlds collide. The Flippy Page is an upside-down technique invented by Samandal to deal with the two opposite reading directions of Arabic and English. Great fun for all ages.

     

    11.00 – 12.15    Drawing Your Attention: Comics and the Graphic Novel in the Arab World

    Across the Arab world comics and graphic novels are fast becoming a key fixture in the literary landscape. Paul Gravett, co-curator of ‘Comics Unmasked’ at the British Library, chairs an illustrated discussion with pioneers of the form including Lena Merhej, co-founder of the Samandal collective in Lebanon, Andeel, co-founder of Egypt’s Arabic comic magazine Tok-Tok, and Libyan-British manga-influenced comic writer and artist, Asia Alfasi.

     

    12.30 – 13.45    The Arab World in Europe: Writing in European Languages

    Europe is home to several generations of Arab writers, many of whom write in the language of their European homes. How does the contemporary European political and cultural landscape intersect with the Arabic roots of these writers, and to what extent is a dual identity celebrated or even allowed in a polarising Europe? Shubbak’s Artistic Director Eckhard Thiemann discusses all this and more with Moroccan-Dutch author and journalist Abdelkader Benali, Algerian-French writer and director Faïza Guène and British-Sudanese writer Leila Aboulela.

     

    13.45 - 14.45 Lunch

     

    15.00 – 16.15    The New Generation of Writers: Experimental Forms and Renegade Subjects

    Across the Arab world the act of writing is changing – new forms of language are emerging and subjects previously seen as taboo are being tackled with increasing vigour. Author, activist and cultural commentator Bidisha chairs a discussion with Syrian author Shahla Ujayli, who until recently taught Modern Arabic Literature at the University of Aleppo, award-winning Omani author Jokha al-Harthi and controversial Yemeni writer Ali Al Muqri, author of sexually and religiously daring novels such as The Handsome Jew and Hurma.

     

    16.30 - 17.00  Reading by Hoda Barakat

    Highly acclaimed Lebanese novelist Hoda Barakat is a finalist for the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. She will read from some of her uniquely potent works such as The Stone of Laughter and The Tiller of Waters in the original Arabic and the English translation.

     

    17.30 – 19.00    Elias Khoury in conversation with Marina Warner

    To close the Shubbak Literature Festival, Elias Khoury, one of the leading lights of Arabic literature and author of a number of award-winning novels, including the critically acclaimed Gate of the Sun, discusses his writing and inspirations with award-winning author, academic and critic Marina Warner.

     

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    Programme developed in partnership with Saqi Books and the British Library.

     

    Supported by the British Council, Open Society Foundations, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing & Banipal.

     

     

     

    Daniel Lowe
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    Hussein Moustafa, Laila | 19 Apr 01:07 2015

    FW: The Islamic Manuscript Association Newsletter, April 2015

    fyi,  scholarships and course from The Islamic Manuscript Association  

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    Laila Hussein moustafa - UIUC 


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    In partnership with the Barakat Trust, The Islamic Manuscript Association is pleased to offer three scholarships in 2015. These will enable a senior Muslim conservator, codicologist, librarian, art historian, curator, researcher, or any other scholar or specialist of Islamic manuscripts who resides in the Islamic world to attend selected, forthcoming courses to be held in Cambridge, UK.

    The first of these scholarships will be awarded to an applicant for our 'Introduction to the Palaeography of Early Qur'anic Scripts' course from 11 to 13 May, and will include attendance at the symposium on the codicology and palaeography of early Qur'an manuscripts on 14 May, and the Cambridge Qu’ran Seminar on 15 May. Applications close Sunday, 26 April 2015. Read more →[islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage1.com]
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    Course: Introduction to Islamic Codicology [islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage.com] 
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    Taught by Prof. Jan Just Witkam (Leiden), this intensive five-day course will introduce the study of Islamic manuscript codices as physical objects. Daily illustrated lectures will provide an overview of writing surfaces and implements, the text block and its make-up, page layout, bookbinding, illumination, scripts and hands, the transmission of texts, and methods of describing manuscripts. Read more →[islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage.com]
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    هذه الدورة المكثفة عن المخطوط الأثري الإسلامي ككائن مادي سيقدمها الأستاذ يان يوست وتكم. محاضرات يومية معزّزة بالبيانات والصور ستقدم نظرة شاملة عن مسطحات وأدوات الكتابة، كتلة النص وتركيبتها،تخطيط الصفحة، تجليد الكتب، التذهيب، برمجة النصوص والتعامل بالأيادي، نقل النصوص، و أساليب وصف المخطوطات. كما سيتاح للمشاركين في فترة بعد الظهر تفحص مباشر لمخطوطات إسلامية من ضمن مجموعة الجامعة الأمريكية في بيروت وبذلك توضع محاضرات الصباح في سياق عملي مباشر يرجى الملاحظة إن هذه الدورة ستقام باللغة الإنكليزية
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    Lecture: The Value of Old Paper[islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage.com] 
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    In this talk, Professor Jan Just Witkam addresses the question of the value of old paper, how we can determine its value, and what the difference is between value and price. Prof. Witkam will attempt to navigate the labyrinth of opinions available on the subject and will use moments from his own life as a source of inspiration.

    Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 18.30, Nabil Boustani Auditorium, American University of Beirut (Registration[islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage.com] required; free of charge).
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    نيسان
     
    في هذا الحديث، يتطرّق البروفسور يان يوست ويتكام إلى مسألة قيمة الورق القديم، كيف يمكننا تحديد قيمته، وما هو الفرق بين القيمة والثمن. سوف يحاول البروفسور ويتكام ، الإبحار في متاهة الآراء المطروحة حول الموضوع وسوف يستعين بلحظات من خبرته الشخصية كمصدر للإلهام
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    Taught by Prof. François Déroche (College de France), this three-day course will introduce participants to the codicology and palaeography of Qur’an manuscripts made during the Umayyad and Abbasid dynasties between the seventh and early eleventh centuries CE; the possible survival of Fatimid manuscripts will also be examined. The day after the course, participants are invited to attend the 'Symposium on the Codicology and Palaeography of Early Qur’an Manuscripts'. Read more →[islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage.com]
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    Cambridge Qur'an Seminar: The Qur'an in Translation  [islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage.com] 
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    The second Cambridge Qur'an Seminar focuses on translating the Qur’an into English. In addition to presentations on the Library of Arabic Literature, a Morisco Qur’ān and current work at the Mohammed VI Institute of Qur’ānic Readings and Studies in Rabat, Morocco, three translators will also discuss their work. Read more →[islamicmanuscript.us9.list-manage1.com]
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    الندوة القرآنية الثانية تتمحور حول ترجمة القران إلى اللغة الاكليزية. بالإضافة إلى محاضرات عن مكتبة العربية وقران موريسكي والأعمال الجارية في معهد محمد السادس للقراءات والدراسات القرآنية في رباط، المغرب، سيقوم ثلاثة مترجمين بتقديم ومناقشة أعمالهم
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