The libraries of Nafusa. Documentation and digitization of the written material heritage in the Jebel Nafusa, Libya.
Thursday, 8 December 2022 at 12pm EDT / 4pm GMT / 6pm EET
English simultaneous interpretation will be available
توثيق ورقمنة التراث المادي المكتوب في جبل نفوسة، ليبيا
الخميس ٨ ديسمبر٢٠٢٢
الساعة ١٢ مساءً بتوقيت شرق الولايات المتحدة
٤ مساءً بتوقيت غرينتش/ ٦ مساءً بتوقيت شرق أوروبا
In collaboration with the Centre for Studies and Research on Ibadism (Ibadica), Slimane Tounsi, President of Ibadica, Ali Mazawi, Coordinator of “The Libraries of Nafusa” project in Libya, and Paul Love, Professor of History and Academic Coordinator of “The Libraries of Nafusa” project, will offer a description of the planning, implementation, and future aims of the pilot project “The Libraries of Nafusa” (2021–2022), which sought to document and to digitize written material heritage in the Jebel Nafusa in Libya.
“The Libraries of Nafusa” was a pilot project (2021–2022) to document and to digitize written material culture in the Jebel Nafusa region of Libya. It was led by the Ibadica, Centre for Studies and Research on Ibadism, in France and the Fassato Foundation in Libya, with financial support from the Gerda Henkel Stiftung “Patrimonies” funding program in Germany. The administrative team reflects the international nature of the project, with members based in Algeria, France, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States.
Slimane Tounsi is the president of Ibadica, Centre for Studies and Research on Ibadism. He has been based at the French National Library in Paris for thirty-two years, and works as an international mediator and professor of mediation and conflict resolution. He is also a graduate of the University of Paris.
Ali Mazawi is coordinator of “The Libraries of Nafusa” project in Libya. He holds a diploma in computer science, a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and another bachelor’s degree in jurisprudence and fundamentals, in addition to a professional master’s degree in international law. Currently, he is a master’s student in Fiqh and Usul.
Paul Love is Professor of History at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, where he also directs the Mohammed VI University Treasury. He plays the role of academic coordinator for “The Libraries of Nafusa” project. Love is currently serving as a Board of Directors member of The Islamic Manuscript Association.
Citer ce billet
Sébastien Garnier (2022, 7 décembre). The libraries of Nafusa. Documentation and digitization of the written material heritage in the Jebel Nafusa, Libya. LibMed. Consulté le 24 février 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/qvry