22-23 November 2017 - Conference in Bamako

On 22 and 23 November 2017, CSMC’s activities were presented at a sub-regional conference in Bamako, entitled “African manuscripts and research in West Africa: mutual support, challenges and perspectives”. The conference was organized by SAVAMA-DCI with the support of Ford Foundation. Maria Luisa Russo presented on the engagement of German institutions and donors in the support of research activities, and Darya Ogorodnikova discussed the ongoing projects on Ajami manuscripts. The conference was attended by participants from several African and European countries.