22 July 2017
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28 Shawwal 1438
  • Recent publication: Interpretation of Unfamiliar Words in Al-Muwaṭṭaʾ by al-Akhfash. Read more...
  • Latest symposium: “The Arts in Light of the Objectives of Islamic Law”. Read more...
  • Upcoming publication: Arts and Maqāṣid. Read more...
  • Recent publication: Perspectives on the Methodologies of Critical Editing of Arabic Manuscripts. Read more...
  • Recent publication: Objectives of the Noble Qurʾān (2). Read more...
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The Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts

(Manuscript Centre)

The Manuscript Centre aims to document and preserve the Islamic written heritage through surveying, imaging, cataloguing, editing and publishing Islamic manuscripts, which constitute a significant part of the Islamic heritage.

The Centre focuses on identifying and describing existing collections of Islamic manuscripts in various parts of the world and supporting and initiating research into the field of Islamic manuscripts. It assists in the preservation, cataloguing and restoration of Islamic manuscripts, and establishes a visual record and archive at the Foundation’s premises, using the most efficient methods of information storage and retrieval. In addition, it edits and publishes Islamic manuscripts of particular scientific or historical significance.

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Website updated on

29/06/2017