Mission to the Land of Coffee: first achievements and results – University of Copenhagen

Mission to the Land of Coffee: first achievements and results

IslHornAfr - Islam in the Horn of Africa: A Comparative Literary Approach - ERC Project

Program:

14:00-14:20

Introductory remarks
Alessandro GORI (Associate Professor - ToRS)

14:20-14:50

Ethiopian Islam through its Manuscript Legacy: some examples from the Jimma Region
Michele PETRONE (PostDoc Fellow - ToRS)

14:50-15:20

The simplicity of a tough job: logistical and technical issues of manuscript digitization in Western Ethiopia
Sara FANI (PostDoc Fellow - ToRS)

15:20-15:35

Discussion

15:35-15:45

Coffee Brea

15:45-16:15

A database for Arabic texts: problems of encoding and searching the data
Orhan TOY (I.T. - ToRS)

16:15-16:30

Discussion and Final Remarks

 

The event is open to all – no registration needed

For further information please contact Alessandro Gori (frd322@hum.ku.dk)