Middle Eastern Manuscript Tranditions

Middle Eastern Manuscript Traditions

Middle Eastern Manuscript Traditions (MEMaT) is a multidisciplinary project which aims at studying various aspects of manuscript production, utilization, and transmission history. The project is a collaboration between Sabine Schmidtke (IAS) and George A. Kiraz (IAS and Beth Mardutho). It brings together specialists with expertise in a wide range of linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The activities are focused on holding workshops and publishing books on the topic.

NES Workshop: 
May 4-5, 2023: Multilingual Manuscripts in Middle Eastern Manuscript Traditions. Conveners: Sabine Schmidtke (Institute for Advanced Study) and George A. Kiraz (IAS School of Historical Studies and Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute).

Call for Contributions:

Multilingual Manuscripts in Middle Eastern Manuscript Traditions
Workshop dates: May 4-5, 2023
Submission deadline: March 15, 2023

Literary Snippets: Colophons Across Space and Time
Submission deadline: December 15, 2021
Final paper due: April 1, 2022