1.Announcement of publication by Brill, Leiden of two new volumes in the Maimonides Medical Works Series.
This is vol. 15 containing Nathan ha-Me’ati’s Hebrew translation of Maimonides’ Medical Aphorisms, and vol. 16 with an edition of the Hebrew translation of the same work by Zerahyah Hen. Both translators were active in the city of Rome in the late 13th century. An Arabic-Hebrew-English glossary to the Medical Aphorisms with indices to its Hebrew translations will be part of vol. 17, the final volume in the series. This volume will be published in the course of this year.
2. Brill: COVID-19 and coronavirus-related publications immediately accessible
More than 30 leading STM publishers have committed to making all of their COVID-19 and coronavirus-related publications immediately accessible.
At Brill we have opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research.
If any new related content is published with us, it will be added to this collection.
Access at: https://www2.brill.com/COVID-19_Collection
“Smarthistory is an open educational resource for art history, with the aim to make high-quality introductory art history content freely available to anyone, anywhere. This is a platform for the discipline where art historians can contribute in their areas of expertise and learners come from across the globe. Besides still images, the resource also offers hundreds of videos which are being translated into dozens of languages. Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker originally created Smarthistory and are the executive editors. The original resource was merged with Khan Academy in 2011.”
4. BRISMES 2020 CONFERENCE POSTPONED
‘In light of the rapidly-evolving public health situation connected to the COVID-19 outbreak, the BRISMES Annual Conference (29 June – 1 July 2020) has been postponed until 2021. We will announce details of the postponed conference in due course and we will update the conference website accordingly.’
5. Due to Harvard University’s recent decisions regarding on-campus events (related to Coronavirus COVID-19), the March 31, April 2 and April 23 AKPIA lectures have been postponed until further notice. https://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/news-events
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- March 28, 2020
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