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.
Spring 2016 Illuminations now available
The latest issue of Illuminations takes a look at our work at Abba Garima, our field work in Iraq and Syria, and news about vHMML. See it on our Publications 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.
Father Columba Stewart awarded 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship
The Rev. Columba Stewart OSB, executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) and professor of theology at Saint John’s School of Theology has been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants, Stewart is one of 175 Fellowship awardees appointed on the basis of scholarly productivity, achievement and exceptional promise. The fellowship will support Stewart’s completion of a forthcoming book, “Between Earth and Heaven: Interpreting the First Thousand Years of Christian Monasticism.” Read more on our news page.
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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