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The Manuscript Centre’s Boards

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This picture was taken during the Board of Experts meeting in Cairo, November 2007 Standing from left to right: Professor Adnan Al-Bakheit, Ibrahim Chabbouh, Dr. Haitham Al-Khayyat. Seated from left to right: Prof. Irshad Afshar, Prof. Ekemelidin Ihsanoghlu, H.E. Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Prof. Abdallah al-Ghoneim



The International Advisory Council

The International Advisory Board is a body of outstanding academics and scholars in the field of the Islamic written heritage, such as: history, history of science, codicology, paleography and Islamic history.

The International Advisory Board has a legislative status, with a role to:

✓ Define the Manuscript Centre’s fields of activities and an overall strategy for future expansion

✓ Establish guidelines for the Centre’s fields of activities

✓ Issue decisions regarding the amendments or addition to the Centre’s policies, regulations and activities

The International Advisory Council members

• Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani: Chairman

• Professor Abdu-l-Hadi al-Tazi: Member

• Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoğlu: Member

• Professor Enes Karić: Member

• Professor Nasir al-Din al-Asad: Member

• Professor Sayed Hossein Nasr: Member

• Professor Sayed Waheed al-Din: Member

The Board of Experts

The Board of Experts is a body of outstanding academics and scholars in the field of the Islamic written heritage, such as: history, history of science, codicology, paleography and Islamic history.

The Board of Experts is a decision-making body, with a role to:

✓ Review the activities of the Manuscript Centre on a yearly basis and provide the appropriate directions

✓ Elaborate on and discuss themes for projects to be adopted by the Centre on a yearly basis

✓ Inspect projects and scholarly works submitted to the Centre for financing and publishing, and issuing decisions as to its acceptance, request for modifications, or rejection.

The Board of Experts' members

• Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani: Chairman

• Professor Abdullah Yusuf al-Ghonaim: Member

• Professor Ahmed Chouqi Binbine: Member

• Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoğlu: Member

• Professor Ibrahim Chabbouh: Member

• Professor Mohammed Adnan al-Bakheet: Member

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      26/10/2017