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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.

 

Programme
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

 

RSVP: secretary@saintcatherinefoundation.org
+44 (0) 20 7396 5420
Admission free

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