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Reminder about Calligraphic Africa Lecture (tomorrow, 11 September 2012)

10 September 2012

This is a reminder about the final lecture in the “Calligraphic Africa” series which is scheduled for tomorrow, the 11th of September at 13h00 in the HUMA Seminar room, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town.

Reminder about tomorrow’s Calligraphic Africa Lecture

20 August 2012

This is a reminder about the third lecture in the “Calligraphic Africa” series which is scheduled for 13h00 on the 21st of August (tomorrow) and will take place in the HUMA Seminar room, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town.

Calligraphic Africa 2012

6 August 2012

The Tombouctou Manuscripts Project will be hosting a series of lunch time conversations entitled “Calligraphic Africa: on the means and ends of writing”.

Hamidi Belaid Calligraphy Workshops

22 July 2012

This will consist of a series of 8 hands- on workshops in which master calligrapher, Belaid Hamidi, will introduce the main principles of the different eastern and western Arabic calligraphic scripts.

Workshop Report: “West African Manuscripts: Encyclopaedic Dimension of Study”

19 June 2012

On 22 March 2012, the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CMSC) of the University of Hamburg hosted the international workshop entitled “West African Manuscripts: Encyclopaedic Dimension of Study”.