The Arcadia Fund, United Kingdom


The Arcadia Fund, United Kingdom

EMEL is grateful to Arcadia for its visionary support of EMEL’s collaboration with St. Catherine’s Monastery to recover hundreds of unstudied texts from antiquity, which are preserved in the erased layers of the monastery’s many palimpsests.

2013 — Sinai Palimpsests Project, $2.1 million over five years.

2011 — Design and Fabrication of Spectral Transmissive Light Source, $35,000

2009 — St. Catherine’s Monastery Palimpsests Survey, $85,000

National Endowment for the Humanities

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National Endowment for the Humanities

2013 —Integration of Spectral Imaging and Reflection Transformation Imaging, Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, $60,000

2011 — Restoring David Livingstone’s Nyangwe Diary, Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, $50,000

The Seaver Institute, Los Angeles

2005 — Seed money grant and gift-in-kind, enabling EMEL to organize itself as a nonprofit, develop new cutting-edge technologies for digitizing manuscripts, and undertake its first international digitization project.