Online Study Day: ‘Fotografare Bisanzio: Arte bizantina e dell’Oriente mediterraneo negli archivi italiani’, Sapienza Universita di Roma, 15-16 October 2021

The workshop aims to explore the Italian archives that preserve photographs of Byzantine and Eastern Mediterranean art and architecture, a network that is poorly known in its entirety.

Online Study Day: The Digital Medieval Manuscript, University of St Andrews Online, 8 October 2021 15:00-19:00 PM BST

The digital environment poses new affordances and constraints, bringing up many practical and ontological questions and ideas surrounding the medieval manuscript and its digital counterpart.

Online Course: ‘Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology’, Aga Khan University, 15–16 November 2021

This online course aims to introduce key concepts in the field of Arabic manuscripts and codicology. It is designed to attract participants who want to learn basic knowledge about Arabic manuscripts.

Online workshop: ‘Getting to grips with medieval manuscripts online’, Trinity College Dublin, 24 September 2021, 18:00–20:00 (BST)

Do you want to learn more about medieval manuscripts? Join Trinity College Dublin for this interactive workshop on European Researchers’ Night where you can find out more about Trinity’s Digital Collections and transcribe a manuscript!

Online Course: ‘Warfare in Muslim Material Cultures: From Egypt to Bilad al-Sham’, 22-29 November 2021, The Aga Khan University

The course presents Muslim material cultures in a very specific context: warfare in the Middle East and Egypt during the Medieval and Modern Ages. Most of the arms and armour which will be presented during the course are from the Royal Armouries’ collections, from some of its most well-known treasures to objects rarely made available for public view.

Videos: ‘Persian Arts of the Book’ at the Bodleian Libraries

A series of five films celebrating the Bodleian Libraries’ Persian arts of the book conference (13-14 July). ‘Persian Arts of the Book’ gathers scholars from around the world with expert curators from Oxford and beyond to reflect on the Persian manuscript tradition.

Online Summer School: 2021 Online Byzantine Greek Summer School, Boğaziçi University

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Boğaziçi University is pleased to announce the organization of its fourth Byzantine Greek Summer School to be held online, from 29 July to 18 August, 2021.

Online Study Day: People, Place, and the City (University of Southampton Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture, 26th May 2021)

The study day will combine three exciting events: an academic conference, a round table discussion and the Reuter Lecture 2021.

Online Workshop: The Textiles in Manuscripts Workshop organised by The Book and the Silk Road Project, May 4th-5th, 2021 (10-15:00 EDT)

The aim of this virtual workshop is to examine the vast use of textiles in manuscripts, both practical and ornamental: their uses within bindings, as wrappers, enclosures, and covering, as cloth used to protect images, and as symbolic or talismanic artefacts. Workshop sessions focus on the use of textiles in Armenian, Chinese, Ethiopian, Islamic, Kashmiri,Continue reading “Online Workshop: The Textiles in Manuscripts Workshop organised by The Book and the Silk Road Project, May 4th-5th, 2021 (10-15:00 EDT)”

Workshop: An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts (23rd to 27th August 2021, Princeton-UCLA via Zoom), Deadline 22nd April 2021

A free, intensive online workshop featuring leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts. This week-long workshop features leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts. The workshop will equip emerging scholars with the basic tools to conduct research with original handwritten texts in Arabic script. Over the course of five days, participants will learnContinue reading “Workshop: An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts (23rd to 27th August 2021, Princeton-UCLA via Zoom), Deadline 22nd April 2021”