Qurʾānic Manuscript Studies: State of the Field

The Fritz Thyssen Foundation awarded a EUR 18,000 grant to the CEU Center for Religious Studies and the Institute for Advanced Study at CEU for their International Conference entitled Paleo-Qurʾānic Manuscript Studies: State of the Field, which took place 2-4 May 2017.

The conference broght together scholars from a range of related fields to address the new opportunities and challenges presented to Qurʾānic Studies by the recent innovations in information technology that make it possible more precisely to assess manuscripts’ technical characteristics.