Call for Applications: Advanced Codicology Workshop

Posted on May 19th, 2014 in Program Highlights

Islamic Manuscript Association’s Advanced Codicology Workshop
Stanford University, September 15-19, 2014
(Application Deadline: June 9, 2014)

Stanford’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford Medical History Center, the Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA), Department of Comparative Literature, and Stanford Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies invite applications for an advanced codicology course on September 15-19, 2014 at Stanford University.

The workshop will be given by Professor Jan Just Witkam, Emeritus Professor of Codicology and Paleography of the Islamic World at the University of Leiden. It will include four hands-on sessions on Arabic, Persian, and Turkish medieval manuscripts in Stanford’s Special Collections and University Archives, and in Stanford School of Medicine’s Lane Medical Library.

Participants should have reading knowledge of Arabic, Persian, or Turkish. Space is limited and applications will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary committee.  Please submit your application by June 9, 2014 at . Participants will be notified by June 23, 2014.

The workshop fee is $810 for TIMA members, and $890 for non-TIMA members. Participants may also need to purchase a $40 course pack. Selected participants are responsible for their lodging and travel expenses as well as the registration fee. There may be scholarships available only for continuing Stanford students to defray the registration fee.

For inquiries, please contact Dr. Burcak Keskin-Kozat (Associate Director of the Abbasi Program) at burcak @

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