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Islamic Manuscript Traditions (video)

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dc.contributor.author Schmidtke, Sabine
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-21T15:52:39Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-21T15:52:39Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12111/7780
dc.description „Islamic Manuscript Traditions“ A talk by Sabine Schmidtke at the occasion of the spring meeting of the IAS Board of Trustees (May 2019) -- also available through https://youtu.be/tYAr2jZQDsA and https://video.ias.edu/sabine/2019/0521-SabineSchmidtke
dc.description.abstract "The Islamic manuscript tradition, a tradition that is spread all over the globe and is under immediate threat in many of the current conflict areas, truly constitutes a world heritage—and we all share in the responsibility to salvage, preserve and engage with this rich heritage. We must not allow the Islamic manuscript tradition to be destroyed. If we do, we are destroying one of the central identity markers of Islamic civilization and culture—akin to the level of importance of Notre Dame for European Catholics, which equals what the manuscript libraries constitute for Muslims of Yemen or Mali. By preserving the Islamic manuscript tradition, we are preserving the richness, beauty, and diversity of Islamic culture and civilization."
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Islamic manuscript traditions en_US
dc.title Islamic Manuscript Traditions (video) en_US
dc.type Video en_US
dc.identifier.orcid 0000-0002-6181-5065


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