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East-West Text Technologies Project

Medieval Text Technologies in China and Europe: A Conference

An international conference on manuscripts, reading, writing, book history, and the classification of knowledge in medieval China and Europe.

Special attention to common problems and divergent paths taken with regard to manuscript production, copying and transcription, orality vs. the writtern circulation of texts, writing systems, and the social space of manuscripts.

The conference brings together international specialists on the medieval manuscript tradition in Europe with those working on parallel topics in medieval Chinese history.