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Light in the Dark Ages: Anglo-Saxon Medicine

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Anglo-Saxons and medicine (in the modern scientific sense of the word) do at first glance seem to be separated by a huge chasm of science and reason. No doctor today would recommend the use of cow dung in any...

Pawukon, Javanese calendrical manuscripts

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Today’s guest blog on the Javanese Manuscripts from Yogyakarta Digitisation Project is by Prof. Ann Kumar of the Australian National University The highly complex Javanese calendar has evolved over many centuries. The year dating system used is the Indian Shaka...

Lady Paget and Serbia

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Serbian community in Britain recently commemorated the 60th anniversary of the death of Louise, Lady Paget and celebrated her life and her work for Serbia. Lady Paget (1881-1958) is known for her humanitarian and hospital work in the Balkans...

Mandinka Ajami and Arabic Manuscripts of Casamance, Senegal

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This a wonderful blog written by Eleni Castro, OpenBU & ETD Program Librarian at Boston University as well as Project Technical Lead for EAP1042. This October we presented a poster entitled, “Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Senegal” at...

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