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CSI Research Afternoon :Digital Islamic Studies: Projects and Prospects

Centre for the Study of Islam Research Seminar

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Digital Islamic Studies: Projects and Prospects

Wednesday 8th December 2021
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies
We meet for our termly Research Seminar, with guests from London and Cambridge, as well
as Exeter colleagues, examining how the advances in digital technologies have opened up
new avenues of analysis and new methodologies.
All are welcome to attend – but please confirm (for catering purposes), by emailing


1400 Opening Remarks: Rob Gleave (Director, CSI)
1405 Yasmin Faghihi (Cambridge): “DH research and Islamic manuscript collections: the
FIHRIST union catalogue”
1500 Mathew Barber (AL KITAB, AKU, London): “The KITAB Project: Assessing Text
Recycling in the Arabic Written Tradition”
1545 Tea/coffee
1600 The TUB Team (part of LAWALISI project): Belal Alabbas, Omar Anchassi, Rob
Gleave, Kumail Rajani, Pooya Razavian (Exeter): “The Twelver Usul Bibliography: progress
to date”
1700 William Gallois (Exeter), “Digitalising Islamic Cultural Ephemera”
1740 Closing remarks: Leif Isaksen (Exeter Digital Humanities


IAIS Building/LT1