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