Institute of Arab Manuscripts

Institut des manuscrits arabes

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History

4 Apr 1964, Cairo (Egypt), by resolution of League of Arab States (LAS). Became part of Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) in 1970. Also known as Arabic Manuscripts Institute. Transferred to Kuwait in 1980 but subsequently returned to Cairo, although a subsidiary agency continues at 'Institute of Manuscripts' in Kuwait.

Aims

Locate manuscripts which reflect aspects of Arab/Islamic culture and identity; cooperate with scholars and international institutions on the preservation and publishing of Arab manuscripts and related matters; re-publish rare books of the Arab-Muslim heritage.

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Activities

Organizes training seminars on preserving, establishing, indexing, reproducing and conserving manuscripts; prepares specialized studies on maintenance and preservation of manuscripts.

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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Books
  • Communication
    • Publishing
  • Theology
    • Islam
  • Conservation
    • Conservation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E5352

Last News Received

24. Dec 2002
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