United Kingdom, partner of the Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries project

No systematic search for the fragments in British collections has been undertaken in the past. Recently, the search for the fragments is carried on by Judith Olszowy-Schlanger and the French team in collaboration with the British Library and the Cairo Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge. An important part of the British project is the connection between the Cairo Genizah Collections and the fragments found in the bindings: a recent survey carried in the Cambridge University Library revealed that several dozens of fragments which were thought to emanate from the Cairo Genizah actually come from bindings of Spanish manuscripts. The development of the British part of the project is one of our priorities, given the numbers of Latin and other manuscripts in British collections and the undeniable interest and diversity of the fragments found and published so far.

Institutions and researchers

  • Cairo Genizah Research Unit, University of Cambridge

    contact person : Ben Outhwaite

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News

Hebrew Manuscripts at the 11th Congress of the EAJS

Saturday July 7, 2018

11th Congress of the EAJS, Krakow, Poland, 15th-19th July 2018 (see the final programme).

IVe journée du Groupe de recherches transversales en paléographie – Polygraphisme : Écritures en coexistence et en interférence

Friday April 6, 2018

6 avril 2018
Collège de France, 11, place Marcelin-Berthelot – 75005 Paris, salle 2
organisée par
Jean-Luc Fournet, Collège de France
Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, EPHE
Marc Smith, École nationale des chartes, EPHE
 

 

Panel: BwB at the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Saturday July 29, 2017

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mt. Scopus, 07.08.2017

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