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A Roundtable on Arabic Manuscript Collections of the University of Ibadan

ManuscriptNov29The Center for Arabic Documentation, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, in collaboration with IFRA-Nigeria organised a day roundtable on: "Arabic Manuscript Collections of the University of Ibadan", on Monday 29th November, 2021, in Lady Bank Anthony Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.

During this roundtable, the panelists discussed the academic potential of the Arabic and ajami collections kept at the IAS for researchers and lecturers. They particularly focused on a future digital project which will disseminate the potential of the IAS manuscripts online.

Chairman: Prof. Is-haq O. Oloyede, Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Illorin.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Amidu Sanni, Vice-Chancellor, Fountain University, Osogbo.
Lead Paper Presented: Prof. Stefan Reichmuth, Universität Bochum, Germany. Dr Marion Wallace, Lead Curator, African Collection, British Library, UK. Dr I.A. Jimoh, IAS, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
Hosts : Dr Senayon Olaoluwa, Ag. Director, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan. Dr Vincent Hiribarren, Director, IFRA-Nigeria, University of Ibadan.
Chief Host: Prof. K.O. Adebowale, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan.

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