vHMML Reading Room is now live!
vHMML Reading Room is a game-changing research tool for anyone interested in manuscript studies, including bibliophiles, students, or scholars who use manuscripts for academic study. The initial collections available on vHMML Reading Room include representative samples of HMML’s vast microfilm and digital resources, including images from Malta, Iraq, Ethiopia, Syriac texts and the famed Timbuktu manuscripts. Collections will be added as quickly as cataloging allows.
HMML featured in The National in Abu Dhabi
The National, an English-language publication in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, profiled HMML in an article about HMML's cultural preservation efforts among Christian and Muslim communities in Jerusalem and around the world. Read the piece online.
HMML's Dr. Daniel Gullo to give lecture at Library of Congress Oct. 14
Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, HMML assistant director and Joseph S. Micallef Curator of HMML's Malta Study Center, will present a lecture at the Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Oct. 14 from 3-4:30pm. The lecture, "Saving Libraries during a Time of War: The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library’s Race to Preserve Manuscripts Threatened by War and Cultural Trafficking." See more on our news page.
Heckman Stipend Application: Deadline November 15
Heckman stipends are designed to help scholars who have not yet established themselves professionally and whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting materials to be found in the collections at HMML. The deadline for applying for a Heckman stipend is November 15. See more on our Fellowships page.
HMML & Syriac Manuscripts: New Exhibition
Since 2003, HMML has digitized over 13,500 manuscripts belonging to Syriac communities in Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, and India. The current exhibition in HMML's Reading Room at Saint John's University includes over a dozen rare books and manuscripts, including a manuscript fragment from the 9th Century, an Ottoman pen case and inkwell from Damascus and a 21st Century prayer stole from Kerala, India. See information on the news page and see the exhibition online.
Read the feature article about HMML’s work to preserve Timbuktu’s manuscripts in the December 19, 2015 issue of The Economist.>>
HMML Featured on KSTP News
KSTP Channel 5 News in Minneapolis featured our manuscript preservation work around the world, particularly in the Middle East, in a news report on Sunday night, March 13. Read the story and see the video from KSTP.
KVSC Radio features HMML
HMML's global manuscript preservation work was featured on KVSC, 88.9, in St. Cloud, in the their series Untold Stories . See more on KVSC's website.
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