Eloïse Brac de la Perrière is Professor of Islamic Art at Sorbonne University. She has devoted several studies to manuscripts in Sultanate India, including L’art du livre dans l’Inde des sultanats (2008) and Le Coran de Gwalior. Polysémie d’un manuscript à peintures (2016). She has led a research program about the painted manuscripts of Kalīla wa Dimna at the Bibliothèque nationale de France and shared the curatorship of the exhibition “Paroles de bêtes (à l’usage des princes)” (Institut du monde arabe, Paris). She is currently conducting the international research project Calligraphies at the Frontiers of the Islamicate World – CallFront, supported by the Barakat Trust. Aiming to build up a multidimensional history of frontier calligraphic styles, CallFront integrates the active practice of calligraphers while synergistically creating a digital corpus based on a shared ontology.