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'The World Comes to Sinai' Conference-Workshop, 6th February 2016

11 Jan 2016

The Saint Catherine Foundation is pleased to present 'The World Comes to Sinai: St Catherine’s Monastery and its Library as a Cultural Magnet', a workshop-conference to be held on Saturday, 6 February 2016, 10.00 to 13.00 at Bridgewater House, 14 Cleveland Row, SW1A 1DP, London.


10.00        Welcoming Remarks
C.E. Richardson, Treasurer, Saint Catherine Foundation


10.10        How Did Syriac Manuscripts Get to Sinai?
Sebastian Brock, Department of Oriental Studies, Oxford University


10.35        Visitors from Christian Orient and the Palimpsested Manuscripts
Claudia Rapp, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Vienna University


11.00        Break


11.30        Sinai and the Market for Printed Books
Nicholas Pickwoad, Ligatus Research Centre, University of the Arts, London


11.55        A View to the Future: The New Library Wing
Petros Koufopoulos, Department of Architecture, University of Patras, Greece


12.20        Discussion, followed by Coffee and Conversation


+44 (0) 20 7396 5420
Admission free

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