Developed in association with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, the Wellcome Library is hosting a week-long study course based around our Ottoman Turkish manuscripts.
Date: 1–4 June 2009
Course tutor: Mr Philippe Bora Keskiner, SOAS, University of London
Venue: Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Monday 1 June, 15.00–18.00
Introduction to the Ottoman Turkish tradition of manuscript production, and handling of original manuscripts.
Tuesday 2 – Thursday 4 June, 15.00–18.00
Practical sessions in reading Ottoman Turkish manuscripts.
Handouts and learning packs will be provided, and a certificate of attendance will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
Participants should have completed at least three years of Turkish studies; final-year undergraduates, postgraduates and others with a good knowledge of Turkish will be welcome.
The course is free, but pre-registration is essential and numbers are limited to 15.
For further information, please contact Dr Nikolaj Serikoff, Wellcome Library: firstname.lastname@example.org
To book a place, please contact Tracy Tillotson, Wellcome Library: email@example.com