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Cambridge Qur’ān Seminar (16 mai 2014)

Cambridge Qur'ān Seminar (16 mai 2014)

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The inaugural meeting of the CQS will present the University of Cambridge Islamic Manuscripts Collection in its wider codicological and historical context, while showcasing the distinctive features of particular manuscripts. The seminar is designed to highlight the wider relevance of the Cambridge Qur’ān Collection for philologists, art historians and historians of Middle Eastern culture.


10:00 James Montgomery Introduction to CQS

10:15 Yasmin Faghihi
Introduction to the Cambridge Qur’ān Collection

11:00 François Déroche
From Damascus to Cambridge

12:00 Lunch break

12:45 Alba Fedeli
The Mingana-Lewis Qur’ānic palimpsest: a manuscript, an edition and their reception (1914-2014)

1:45 Alain George
Some early Qur’ānic fragments at Cambridge University Library

2:45 Coffee break

3:00 Angelika Neuwirth
Scripture, poetry, and the making of a community: A Berlin Academy project

4:00 Visit to UL Islamic Manuscripts Collection

Inscription requise jusqu’au 1er Mai 2014.