From 17 to 19 October 2017 the conference "Manuscripts East and West. Towards Comparative and General Codicology" took place in Hamburg University.

The conference, hold by the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, was dedicated to the well-known codicologist Malachi Beit-Arié, one of the main specialists of Hebrew manuscript culture.

Paola Buzi was invited by the organizers in order to illustrate the model for codicological description elaborated by PAThs for Coptic manuscripts. This was the first occasion to present this specific scientific achievement of the project.

The programme of the conference is downloadable here: