Ancient manuscripts face the challenges of the time

28 January, 2015

 Juma Al-Majid Center  participates in International Conference on Ancient Manuscripts in Mali

Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage participated in the world conference on manuscripts of Mali, which was held in Bamako, in the period from January 28 to 30, 2015 under the title "Ancient manuscripts face the challenges of the time."

The conference Organized by the UNESCO Office in Bamako, the Malian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Institute for Advanced Studies and Islamic Research.

 Dr. Bassam Daghestani the head of restoration section presented a working paper about “The physical conservation and training in conservation / restoration of manuscripts”

There are many supporters of the project to maintain the scripts of Mali in addition to the Juma Al Majid Center, like:

         Kingdom of Norway

         Kingdom of the Netherlands

         Prince Claus Fund

         DOEN Foundation, Netherlands

         Ford Foundation

         Aga Khan Foundation

         Federal Republic of Germany

         The Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA), Spain / Great Britain


         Swiss Cooperation in Mali

         European Union