To support Didar a range of public workshops and talks have been programmed to allow visitors to engage with researchers, practitioners and conservators.
Curatorial floor talks
Join PhD researchers and exhibition curators Sophie Lewincamp and Dr Leila Alhagh and they discuss the exhibition and their research on the Middle Eastern Manuscript collection.
Duration: 30 minutes
Limited to 20 people
Monthly at 11am
Dr Sadra Zekgroo, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation specialises in Persian inks. Join him for a one hour workshop on ink-making.
Limited to 10 people per session
Join Dr Leila Alhagh as she shares her research knowledge in a one hour practical calligraphy workshop.
Limited to 15 people per session
Special collection viewings
Special collection viewings with exhibition curators Sophie Lewincamp and Dr Leila Alhagh are available throughout the exhibition by appointment only.
By appointment only
Want to know more?
For more information on the University’s Middle Eastern Manuscripts collection, public programs and associated research on the collection, contact the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation.