London International Palaeography Summer School (15-19 June 2015, Senate House, London)

Folio 283 Verso of the 'Eadwine Psalter,' ca. 1160 - 1170
Folio 283 Verso of the ‘Eadwine Psalter,’ ca. 1160 – 1170

Applications are open for the London International Palaeography Summer School (LIPSS), running 15 – 19 June 2015.

The London Palaeography Summer School is a series of intensive courses in palaeography and manuscript studies, held at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London. Courses range from one to two days and are given by experts in their respective fields, from a wide variety of institutions.

Full-day course fee: £90.

Half-day course fee: £55

Block bookings discounts and discounts for full-time MA/PhD students available. 

Monday 15 June

Early Modern English Palaeography

Introduction to Greek Palaeography I

Introduction to the Insular System of Scripts to AD 900

Vernacular Editing: Chaucer and his Contemporaries

Tuesday 16 June

Approaches to the Art of Insular Manuscripts

European Palaeography to AD 900

How Medieval Manuscripts Were Made

Introduction to Greek Palaeography II

Reading and Editing Renaissance English Manuscripts I

Wednesday 17 June

Codicology and the Cataloguing of Manuscripts I

German Palaeography

Liturgical and Devotional Manuscripts I

Quills and Calligraphy

Reading and Editing Renaissance English Manuscripts II

Thursday 18 June

Codicology and Cataloguing of Medieval Manuscripts II

Intermediate Old English Palaeography

Introduction to Keyboard Music Manuscripts from 16th – 18th Centuries (half-day)

Introduction to Latin Palaeography

Latin Gospel Incipits, 7th – 9th Centuries

Liturgical and Devotional Manuscripts II

Friday 19 June
Intermediate Latin Palaeography

Middle English Palaeography

Transcribing and Editing Manuscripts: Palaeography After 1700 (half-day)

Writing and Reading Medieval Manuscripts: Folio Layouts in Context


Published by James Alexander Cameron

I am an art historian working primarily on medieval parish church architecture. I completed my doctorate on sedilia in medieval England in 2015 at The Courtauld Institute of Art.

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