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SICLE: Saadian Intellectual and Cultural Life
A presentation by François Deroche and Nuria de Castilla

Mar 31, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Francois Déroche
@Collège de France
Nuria de Castilla
Nuria de Castilla is Professor of “History and Codicology of the Book in the Islamicate World” at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris) since 2016. She is currently the scientific coordinator of the ERC Project “Saadian Intellectual Cultural Life” (2016-2021), focused on the study of the Arabic Collection kept in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial’s library. Her main research topics are the History of the Arabic manuscript book, Codicology, History of the libraries, Islamo-Christian relations in Early Modern Period, Aljamiado Literature and Production and transmission of the Qur’an in the Western Islamic World.
Sabine Schmidtke (Host)
permanent member of the faculty @Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies