Category Archives: Conferences & Publications

Book out now: “Ibadi Muslims of North Africa” (Cambridge University Press, 2018) | صدر كتاب جديد: “إباضية إفريقيا الشمالية (منشورات جامعة كامبريج، ٢٠١٨)

I am excited to announce the publication of my first book, Ibadi Muslims of North Africa: Manuscripts, Mobilization, and the Making of a Written Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2018), available here on Amazon.co.uk. It will be available on the US-based … Continue reading

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Soon! 9th Conference on Ibadi Studies @ Peking University | قريبا! المؤتمر التاسع حول الدراسات الإباضية في جامعة بيكينغ

A quick note that beginning this coming Monday 17th September 2018, the 9th Conference on Ibadi Studies will be held at Peking University. For the program and additional information, see the website here. نقطة سريعة لأخبركم بأنّ المؤتمر التاسع حول … Continue reading

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Workshop on Ibadi Manuscripts (2019)| ورشة عمل حول المخطوطات الإباضية

I am delighted to announce the call for participants in an upcoming workshop entitled “Ibadi Manuscripts and Manuscript Cultures” to be held from 5-6 April 2019 at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco. The details can be found in English, Arabic, … Continue reading

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Preserving Endangered Archives in Jerba, Tunisia: The al-Bāsī Family Library | الحفاظ على الأرشيفات المهدّدة في جربة: مكتبة الباسي العائلية

The Journal of Manuscript Studies (3:1, Spring 2018) has just published a short research annotation by my colleague Dr. Ali Boujdidi and myself, describing our project on the El Bessi (al-Bāsī) family library in Jerba, Tunisia. The article is available … Continue reading

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Upcoming Public Exhibition for al-Bāsī Library Project in Djerba, Tunisa: معرض مكتبة الباسيين في جربة

It is my pleasure to announce the upcoming public exhibition of “Conserving Endangered Archives in Jerba: the al-Bāsī Family Library Project” in Djerba, Tunisia, taking place this coming weekend on Saturday, 3rd of March at 17:30 in Houmet Souk. Over … Continue reading

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Announcing a new manuscript conservation effort in Djerba, Tunisia: the El Bessi Library Project | إعلان بمشروع جديد للحفظ على المخطوطات في جزيرة جربة: مشروع مكتبة جامع الباسي

It is my pleasure to announce that the Endangered Archives Programme (supported by the British Library and Arcadia) has awarded a pilot project grant for the preservation and digitization of the El Basi Mosque manuscript library in Djerba, Tunisia. In … Continue reading

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مؤتمر دولي حول الدراسات الإباضية في توكيو | International Conference on Ibadi Studies in Tokyo (May 20-23)-

Just a quick announcement that the 8th(!) International Conference on Ibadi Studies will be held in Tokyo, Japan, from 20-23 May 2017. For a program and more information, see the conference website here. ملاحظة سريعة لإعلان بالمؤتمر الدولي الثامن(!) حول … Continue reading

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