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Location: Birmingham Museum
9th November 2013 - 9th November 2013
Join us for an afternoon of talks on the history and practice of beautiful writing in Arabic script. Speakers include historian Dr Alain George and calligrapher Soraya Syed. This event is part of a programme to accompany the exhibition 'Qalam: the art of beautiful writing'.
Saturday 09 November 2013
2pm - 4.30pm
AV Room, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Free but please reserve a place in advance.
In person at Gas Hall reception
Telephone: 0121 303 1966
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In collaboration with the Islamic Manuscript Association and the Islamic Art and Material Culture Subject Specialist Network.
Image: Leaf from a Qur’anic manuscript, Arabian Peninsula, late 7th century. © Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, University of Birmingham