The Omani ministry of Heritage and Culture has announced it is sharing more than 4,000 manuscripts electronically to researchers on its website. The manuscripts are distributed in four fields, focusing mostly on the humanities, Hadith, Quran, jurisprudence, history, literature, as well as astronomy, medicine and marine science.
2. 125 More Arabic Scientific Manuscripts in the Qatar Digital Library
The second phase of the British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership digitisation project has now come to a successful close.
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3. Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, (JOTSA vol.6.1, Part I) on Ceremonies, Festivals, and Rituals in the Ottoman World.
Ozgen Felek and Sinem Erdoğan İşkorkutan, “Introduction: Ceremonies, Festivals, and Rituals in the Ottoman World” (pp. 9-19)
Jane Hathaway, “The Ottoman Chief Harem Eunuch in Ceremonies and Festivals” (pp. 21-37)
Ayşe Baltacıoğlu-Brammer, “Those Heretics Gathering Secretly …”: Qizilbash Rituals and Practices in the Ottoman Empire according to Early Modern Sources” (pp. 39-60)
Nikolaos Vryzidis, “Textiles and Ceremonial of the Greek Orthodox Church under the Ottomans: New Evidence on Hil’ats, Kaftans, Covers, and Hangings” (pp. 61-80)
Darin Stephanov, “Salvos and Sovereignty: Comparative Notes on Ceremonial Gunfire in the Late Ottoman and Russian Empires” (pp. 81-102)
Hakan T. Karateke, “The Peculiar Status of the Crimean Khans in Ottoman Protocol” (pp. 103-120)
Sinem Erdoğan İşkorkutan, “Between Representation and Reality: A Critical Evaluation of Narratives of the 1720 Festival and Unknown Archival Sources” (pp. 121-140)
Ozgen Felek, “Displaying Manhood and Masculinity at the Imperial Circumcision Festivity of 1582” (pp. 141-170)
4. University of Exeter
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is seeking applicants for its Visiting Al-Qasimi Professor in Islamic Studies for the academic year 2020-2021.
Details are here:
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- July 06, 2019
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