"Archives of the Orient" International conference
Turin, April 10-11, 2014

On the occasion of the completion of the KADMOS project (Kahle Documents Management, Organization and Study) and the 50th anniversary of Paul Ernst Kahle's death, the University of Turin, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, is pleased to announce the conference "Archives of the Orient: International conference on Paul Ernst Kahle" that is scheduled for April 10th and 11th 2014 in Turin.

The KADMOS project (2010-2013), financed by Regione Piemonte, has allowed a series of activities on the archive, that is part of the Paul Kahle Fonds, aiming at making it available for research to the international scientific community.

The conference will present the project and the goals achieved so far and intends to deepen the knowledge of the research fields addressed and investigated by Paul Ernst Kahle. Aim of the conference is to bring together academicians and scholars from various academic fields related to Oriental studies, in a cross-disciplinary panorama which mirrors Kahle's manifold research interests, as well as archivists, curators and other professionals who work on research archives.

Deadline: November 30, 2013

The call for papers for the conference is open: deadline for abstracts submissions is November 30, 2013.

Download the call for papers (pdf)