Early Qur'anic Manuscripts in the Mingana Collection

Locations
The Cadbury Research Library, Muirhead Tower
Category
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Date(s)
Thursday 28th November 2013 (13:00-14:00)
Contact

Email: special-collections@bham.ac.uk

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Alba Fedeli, doctoral researcher in ITSEE, investigates how a few early Qur’anic fragments came from Egypt to Birmingham when Edward Cadbury opened a new library for the city in the 1930s. This talk accompanies the exhibition 'Calligraphy in the Islamic World' at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (2 November 2013 - 26 January 2014)

Free talk but please reserve your place special-collections@bham.ac.uk