November 2017 - New contract between CSMC and IHERI-ABT

In November 2017, a new contract was signed between CSMC and IHERI-ABT (Institut des Hautes Etudes et de Recherches Islamiques Ahmed Baba de Tombouctou). In the frame of the project funded by Gerda Henkel Stiftung, IHERI-ABT will lead a research project on the critical edition of the historical work by Al-Mukhtar al-Kunti’s Dīwān al-mulūk fī salātīn as-Sūdān (The history of the rulers of the Sudanic sultanates) which is preserved in manuscript form at IHERI-ABT. The project will study other manuscripts in the libraries of Mali, Mauritania and Niger.