Friday, April 13, 2007

Workshop On the Preservation of Islamic Manuscripts

The Institute for the Study of Religion and Society (Lembaga Pengkajian Agama dan Masyarakat, LPAM) Surabaya will organise a workshop on Preservation of Islamic Manuscript. The workshop would be scheduled on March 27-29, 2007, but for several reasons it is delayed to next month May 11-13, 2007.
The participants of this three-days-workshop will come from 10 Pondok Pesantren (Traditional Islamic learning institution in East Java. They are invited because the 10 pondok pesantren kept their manuscript collection. It is our concern to make the collections in save condition, and the text could be preserved through digital technology.
The workshop material will be discussed in the workshop are
1. Cataloguing Islamic Manuscript: Problematic issues will be delivered by Drs. Amiq Ahyad, MA
2. Manuscript Preservation: Learning from Mpu Tantular Museum experience will be delivered by Ibu Drs. Endang Purwasih, M.Si
3. Digital Photography for Manuscript Preservation will be delivered by Moh. Solihin, SS.
4. ISO 9600 will be delivered by Ahmad Frank
5 . Islamic Calligraphy will be delivered by Drs. Ali Akbar, MA
6. Islamic Manuscript as Object of Research will be delivered by Prof. DR. Nabila Lubis, MA

The Venue of the workshop will be announced soon. An any queries about the workshop can be directed to Amiq Ahyad

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