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Conferences, schools, jobs and grants from Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies (COMSt)

Dear COMSt subscribers,

Herewith some winter updates and infos that may be of interest to some of you.

Conferences

-  18-19 May 2015, London : On the Same Page : Digital Approaches to Hebrew Manuscripts, Website(call open till 27 February 2015)
-  15-16 July 2015, Berlin : Typology – Strategies of Reenactment and Fulfillment in the Milieu of the Qur’an and its Exegesis, Website
-  19-21 November 2015, Leicester : 12th Annual Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, Website (call open till 15 May 2015)

Schools and courses

-  2-5 March 2015, Birmingham : Ninth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, Website
-  23-27 March 2015, London : Traditions of Papermaking in the Islamic World, Website
-  13-17 April 2015, Graz : Advanced XML/TEI technologies for Digital Scholarly Editions, Website
-  20 July – 1 August 2015, Göttingen/Hamburg : The Coptic Bible and Coptic Literature in the Digital Age, Website (call open till 28 February 2015)

Jobs and grants

-  British Library, Digital Humanities / Hebrew Studies : Website (closing date 22 February 2015)
-  EPHE, Paris, Gnosis/Manichaeism, Professor : Website (closing date 10 March 2015)
-  Frankfurt University, Egyptology, postdoc :Website (closing date 28 February 2015)
-  Innsbruck University, Oriental/Semitic studies, postdoc : Website (closing date 21 February 2015)
-  Graz University, Digital Humanities, Professorship : Website (closing date 16 March 2015)
-  University of Bergen, Arabic Studies, Professorship : Website (closing date 16 March 2015)
-  University of Cambridge, New Testament Studies, Lecturer : Website (deadline 9 March 2015)
-  Hamburg University, DAAD PhD scholarships in manuscript studies : Website (deadline 31 March 2015)
-  Free University Berlin, PhD scholarships in “ancient languages and texts” :Website (closing date 30 April 2015)
-  Columbia University, Jewish Studies, Professorship : Website

Voting and awards

- Digital Humanities Awards : Website (voting ends 28 February 2015)

- ERC Starting Grant 2014 : three new projects in manuscript studies or related matters data from

* - Berlin, Egyptology : Localizing 4000 Years of Cultural History. Texts and Scripts from Elephantine Island in Egypt, PI Verena Lepper
* - Groningen, Semitic studies : The Hands that Wrote the Bible. Digital Paleography and Scribal Culture of the Dead Sea Scrolls, PI Mladen Popovic
* - Naples, Classics : Papyri and LAtin Texts : INsights and Updated Methodologies. Towards a philological, literary, and historical approach to Latin papyri, PI Maria Chiara Schiappaticcio

With my very best wishes

Eugenia Sokolinski (Coordinator COMSt)
Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
Hamburg University
Alsterterrasse 1
DE - 20354 Hamburg