The Graz researchers Ephrem Aboud Ishac and Erich Renhart of our collaboration partner Vestigia were able to attribute the top half of a parchment sheet, which is now in the Mesrob Maschtots Institute for Ancient Manuscripts (Matenadaran) in Yerevan in Armenia, to a 1000 years old Syriac manuscript from the British Library. Without accessible digitized libraries and repositories this would have been unthinkable.

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The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards 8–10 fellowships for international doctoral students in European history, the history of religion, historical theology, or other historical disciplines. The IEG funds PhD projects on European history from the early modern period until 1989/90. Continue reading “IEG Fellowships for Doctoral Students”