The SAW project is dedicated to contexualizing mathematical sources that have come down to us from the ancient world, and specifically though not exclusively, to those produced in Mesopotamia, China, and the Indian sub-continent, read more.  This project is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC Grant Agreement No. 269804. Detailed project in English, en français.

News / Brèves
A Springer new book series “Why the Sciences of the Ancient World Matter” has been created for the forthcoming SAW books.
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Save the date

HIROSE sho will defend his PhD dissertation on Friday the 17th of March at 2pm.
Critical edition of the Goladīpikā (Illumination of the Sphere) by Parameśvara, with translation and commentaries
Venue: Université Paris Diderot, Condorcet, room Valentin 454A.
Statement / déclaration
Guerres, crimes de guerre et destructions du patrimoine en Syrie et en Irak :des chercheurs s’engagent à adopter un code éthique. Preliminary ethics charter for people working in the Middle East. Et Recherche et éthique en temps de guerre par Cécile Michel.
The SAW project was completed at the end of October 2016, but our collective scholarly work is still striving!

SAW est mort, Vive SAW !


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