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Colophons of Arabic Christian Manuscripts Webinar

In cooperation with the Beit Gazo Heritage Research and Conservation Center of the Churches of the Orient in Lebanon and in its role as the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, the Library invites you to an online lecture highlighting the Beit… Read More

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  • 27 October 2020

Documentary Heritage at Risk: Policy Gaps in Digital Preservation

UNESCO is bringing together documentary heritage professionals, academics, policymakers, and technologists, and others to build an international policy agenda for digital preservation of documentary heritage. This online policy dialogue among memory institutions and other stakeholders seeks to unpack the cultural, economic, technological and legal aspects around… Read More

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  • 23 October 2020

Watermarks as a Tool to Date Manuscripts

​ In cooperation with the National Library of Algeria and in its role as the IFLA PAC Preservation and Conservation Center for Arab Countries and the Middle East, the Library invites you to an online lecture highlighting the National Library of Algeria’s experience in studying manuscript watermarks, including… Read More

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  • 24 September 2020

IFLA Supports Local and International Efforts to Recover Libraries in Beirut

In the month following the devastating explosion in the Lebanese capital, the international community and the people of Beirut have been actively working to recover the cultural institutions of the city. IFLA is collaborating with both international organisations and local partners to ensure that the libraries of Beirut… Read More

  • News
  • 07 September 2020
  • By: anonymous

Safeguarding Heritage in Danger: IFLA Engages in the Blue Shield International General Assembly

On 28 August 2020, Blue Shield International held their triennial General Assembly virtually, bringing together national committees, committees under construction, and partner organisations, including IFLA as one of the Four Founding organisations. Blue Shield International is a non-governmental, non-profit, international organisation committed to the protection of heritage… Read More

  • News
  • 04 September 2020
  • By: anonymous

Preventative Measures to Preserve Arabic Manuscripts: Reality and Prospects

Join us in this interactive webinar, titled “Preventive Measures to Preserve Arabic Manuscripts: Reality and Prospects,” held in collaboration with the National Laboratory for Manuscript and Parchment Preservation and Restoration in Tunisia.  This webinar is part of a series of events organized by the IFLA Regional… Read More

  • Events
  • 06 August 2020