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Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Ming Qing Women’s Writings Digital Archive and Database

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The Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University, announces a postdoctoral fellowship with support from the Henry Luce Foundation to begin Aug. 1, 2013, renewable for two subsequent years. The fellow will assist the Director of the Ming Qing Women’s

The Art of Science: The Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative

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Posted in Bibliography, Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects, Resources, Texts & Languages

    Often overlooked after the European Renaissance, the rich world of the rational sciences in Islamic countries is being revealed by the work of Dr. Jamil Ragep and his team at McGill’s Institute of Islamic Studies under the umbrella group

Ming Qing Women’s Writings

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       Nearly ten years ago, Dr. Grace Fong (McGill) began an ambitious digitization project that made accessible, some for the first time, close to 90 poetry collections produced by Chinese women writers during the Ming and Qing dynasties (spanning