"Archives of the Orient" International conference.
Turin, April 10-11, 2014
On the occasion of the completion of the KADMOS project (Kahle Documents Management, Organization and Study) and the 50th anniversary of Paul Ernst Kahle's death, the University of Turin, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, is pleased to announce the conference "Archives of the Orient: International conference on Paul Ernst Kahle" that is scheduled for April 10th and 11th 2014 in Turin.
The KADMOS project (2010-2013), financed by Regione Piemonte, has allowed a series of activities on the archive, that is part of the Paul Kahle Fonds, aiming at making it available for research to the international scientific community.
The conference will present the project and the goals achieved so far and intends to deepen the knowledge of the research fields addressed and investigated by Paul Ernst Kahle. Aim of the conference is to bring together
academicians and scholars from various academic fields related to Oriental studies, in a cross-disciplinary panorama which mirrors Kahle's manifold research interests, as well as archivists, curators and other professionals who work on research archives.
Papers are invited on subjects relating to the figure, researches and archive of Paul Ernst Kahle in the widest sense; topics include, but are not confined to the following:
- Intellectual milieu and historical context in which the activity of Paul Kahle took place, in Germany, England, and Egypt, Palestine
- Colleagues or scholars who worked or corresponded with Paul Ernst Kahle
- History and fortune of Paul Kahle’s publications and scientific work
- Islamic studies, Arabic dialectology
- Bible, Jewish studies, Hebrew and Aramaic
- Archival aspects: experiences from archives that can be related to or compared with the Paul Kahle Fonds.
Proposals must always highlight the connection of the proposed subject with Paul Ernst Kahle or the relevance for the management and enhancement of the Paul Kahle Fonds.
The call for papers for the conference is open: Extended deadline for abstracts submissions is December 15, 2013.
For the call for papers see:
For the Kadmos Project see:
Maria Luisa Russo
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici - Università di Torino
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