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70 Washington Sq. South

April 2018

Timbuktu and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of West African Manuscript–Round Table

April 11, 2018 @ 18:30 - 20:00
New York University’s Tamiment Library, 70 Washington Sq. South

Please join us at New York University's Tamiment Library (10th floor, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Sq. South) on Wednesday, April 11, 6:30-8:00PM (doors open at 6pm) for a round table on issues relating to early West African manuscripts. A fundamental source for the history of West Africa lies in rich archival collections, most famously the manuscript libraries of Timbuktu. Documents from the Mali and Songhai Empires and the centuries before European colonial rule offer a vital window into the region’s complex ties to the…

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