Papers are invited for the Malay/Indonesian manuscript studies panel at ASEASUK 2014, to be held at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 12-14 September 2014.
Papers are invited on any aspect of the form and content of manuscripts from insular South East Asia, including the present-day states of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, and the southern Muslim regions of Thailand, Cambodia and the Philippines. Topics may include the codicology of manuscripts, including studies on illumination, bindings, inks, calligraphy and palaeography; philological studies of texts in vernacular languages or in Arabic; and the overlap between manuscript studies and epigraphy, looking at inscriptions in wood, stone or metal.Historical, literary or cultural studies based on manuscript materials will also be welcome.
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