The TraCES project cooperates with a number of academic partners worldwide.
Among them are:
CMCL: Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari
The Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari (CMCL) is a digital philology project that in 2011 moved from Rome to Hamburg. Its focus lies in Christian Egyptian culture.
COMSt: Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies
The cooperative network Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies is dedicated to academic dialogue in the field of Oriental manuscript studies with the focus on the Mediterranean and North African cultural areas.
It organizes conferences and workshops; publishes journals and monographs; issues a regular mailing list; and facilitates exchange and cooperation in related fields.
CSMC: Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures
The Centre for the Studies of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) at Hamburg University is engaged in fundamental research, investigating from both a historical and comparative perspective, based on material artifacts, the empirical diversity of manuscript cultures.
Ethio-SPaRe: Cultural Heritage of Christian Ethiopia: Salvation, Preservation, Research
During the years 2009-2015, an international team of young scholars headed by Denis Nosnitsin dedicated their efforts to securing, preserving, evaluating and analysing the written heritage of Christian Ethiopia.
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IslHornAfr: Islam in the Horn of Africa, A Comparative Literary Approach
The IslHornAfr project (ERC Advanced Grant 2014-2019, Alessandro Gori, Copenhagen) aimed to provide a pilot study of the Islamic history in Africa as it is reflected in the literary traditions of the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia).
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PAThs - Tracking Papyrus and Parchment Paths: An Archaeological Atlas of Coptic Literature. Literary Texts in their Geographical Context
The ERC Advanced Grant PAThs (2016-2021, Paola Buzi, Rome) aims to provide an in-depth diachronical understanding and effective representation of the geography of Coptic literary production, which is the corpus of writings, almost exclusively of religious contents, produced in Egypt between the 3rd and the 11th centuries in the Coptic language.
HLCEES: Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies
The Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies at Universität Hamburg is a world leading centre in the study of Ethiopia, Eritrea and the Horn of Africa.