Chinmaya International Foundation Shodha Sansthan(CIFSS), Veliyanad, Ernakulam - 68233 has been organizing a series of workshops on Indology. workshop on Manuscriptology and Paleography is being organized in collaboration with National Mission for Manuscripts,
Department of Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi from 13th November, 2018 to 12th December, 2018 for a period of thirty days.
This workshop covers a wide area of Manuscriptology such as the teaching of scripts (Grantha, Sharada and Nandinagari), history of writing traditions, transcription, collation and preparation of critical edition of texts and editing, adopting methods
for conservation (practical) and preservation(digitization) of manuscripts. During the workshop, two text s of different areas will be critically edited through participants in the guidance of senior teachers/resource persons.
The participants of the workshop are expected to be students at the post graduate and doctoral levels, as well as lecturers, readers from universities and researchers from research/academic institutions.
M.A. or M. Phil or Ph.D level researchers or lecturers or readers in Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit, History with Epigraphy or any local language literature as a participant on Manuscriptology and Paleography course which will be helpful to researchers
deciphering the old scripts and editing the manuscripts and to research with new technology on manuscripts.