Iraq Hosts an International Conference on Qur’anic Manuscripts

Iraq Hosts an International Conference on Qur’anic Manuscripts

The Holy Qur’an Center at Imam Ali Sanctuary in Iraq is organizing its second conference dedicated to ancient Qur’anic manuscripts, titled: “The authenticity of the Qur’anic text through its manuscripts” (Ar. Salāmat al-naṣṣ al-Qurʼānī min khilāl al-maṣāḥif al-makhṭūṭah). The conference will be held virtually via Zoom on 21-22 December 2021.

The two-day conference will be attended by a number of researchers and international manuscript experts from Canada, the United States, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. Participants will present their papers in both Arabic and English.

At QMSB, we are delighted to invite you to join us in this exceptional event.

Conference program:

NameAffiliationPaper titleDate/Time
Asma HilaliUniversity of Lilleتأريخ النصوص من خلال المصاحف المخطوطة
“History of Texts through Qurʼān Manuscripts”
Dec. 22, 2021
9:05 pm
Arianna D’Ottone Rambach Sapienza-University of RomeSome Iconic Early Qur’anic Manuscripts from East and West: the Qurʼān of Amajur and the Blue QurʼānDec. 21, 2021
8:40 pm
Marijn van PuttenIndependent scholar The Muṣḥafs of Ibn Masʿūd and the Traces of his Reading in ManuscriptsDec. 22, 2021
8:35 pm
Éléonore CellardCollège de FranceSome Remarks About the Ḥijāzī Script Style in Early Qurʼānic ManuscriptDec. 21, 2021
9:30 pm
Aḥmad Jāsim MuḥammadCentre of the Holy Quran at Imām 'Alī Sanctuaryمصاحف الخزانة الغرويّة
تعريفٌ بها وبأهميتها
“Qurʼānic Manuscripts at al-Ghurawīyah Library: An Introduction to the Collection and Its Importance”
Dec. 22, 2021
9:30 pm
Hythem SidkyInternational Qur’anic Studies Associationالاختبار الكربوني: أصوله ومبادئه والردُّ على بعض الإشكاليات حوله
“Radiocarbon Dating: Origins, Principles, and Responding to Objections Concerning It”
Dec. 21, 2021
9:10 pm
Bashīr al-ḤimyarīTaibah Universityالمصاحف القديمة والرسم العثماني – الاستدلال والشواهد
“Paleo- Qurʼānic Manuscripts and ʿUthmānic Rasm: Evidence and Inference”
Dec. 22, 2021
8:15 pm
Morteza Karimi-Nia Encyclopaedia Islamica Foundationالمصحف المنسوب إلى الإمام علي بن أبي طالب (عليه السلام) في الخزانة الغروية رقم 1
“The Qurʼān Manuscript Attributed to Imām 'Alī at al-Ghurawīyah Library (No. 1)”
Dec. 21, 2021
Note: All conference times are AST (Arabian Standard Time).
Written by
Ahmed W. Shaker

Ahmed W. Shaker

Researcher and Editor-in-Chief of Quran Manuscripts Studies Blog

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