Canon on the Move: a symposium on Texts and Transformation

Conference Venue:

Gravensteen and University Library, Leiden.

Topic Areas

This symposium examines the processes of selection and preservation, interpretation and translation of canonical texts in new political environments, social contexts or cultural realities.


This symposium is specially intended for master-students, PhD candidates and researchers interested in cultural translation, global interaction, manuscript analysis, language and politics, text reception, especially in Europe, Africa and Mesoamerica.


The lecture: "Introducing Averroes’ Commentaries in Jewish Philosophy" will take place on Wednesday 15th of May 2013.
For further information see here.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to Thursday, May 16, 2013