April 10-11, 2014
On the occasion of the completion of the KADMOS project (Kahle Documents Management,
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, is pleased to announce the conference “Archives of the Orient:
International conference on Paul Ernst Kahle” that is scheduled for April 10
2014 in Turin.
The KADMOS project (2010-2013), realized with the contribution of Regione Piemonte, has allowed a
series of activities on the archive, that is part of the Paul Kahle Fonds, aiming at making it available for
research to the international scientific community.
The conference will present the project and the goals achieved so far and intends to deepen the
knowledge of the research fields addressed and investigated by Paul Ernst Kahle. Aim of the conference
is to bring together academicians and scholars from various academic fields related to Oriental studies,
in a cross-disciplinary panorama which mirrors Kahle’s manifold research interests, as well as archivists,
curators and other professionals who work on research archives.
Papers are invited on subjects relating to the figure, researches and archive of Paul Ernst Kahle in the
widest sense; topics include, but are not confined to the following:
Intellectual milieu and historical context in which the activity of Paul Kahle took place, in Germany,
relevance for the management and enhancement of the Paul Kahle Fonds.
of the conference is English.
The proposal must include:
- Paper title
- Author/s name/s and institutional affiliations
- Abstract (between 350 and 500 words)
- Author/s short biography
Proposal must be submitted on the following website:
The deadline for submission of proposal is November 30, 2013; papers acceptance will be notified to
Conference proceedings will be published: authors will be asked to provide the full text of their paper
before the conference.
For further questions about submissions or to be kept updated on latest news please feel free to contact
the organizing secretariat – Centro Congressi Internazionale
ph. +39 011 2446911
telefax +39 011 2446950
For more informations about the project and the Paul Kahle Fonds visit our website: