Online Lecture: Scripture Transformed in Late Medieval England: The Religious, Artistic, and Social Worlds of the Welles-Ros Bible (Paris, BNF FR. 1) by Professor Kathryn A. Smith, Courtauld Institute of Art, 14 October 2020, 5-6pm

Professor Kathryn A. Smith’s talk brings together my early and more recent research on the manuscript that I call the Welles-Ros Bible (Paris Bibliothèque nationale de France MS fr. 1) — the most complete surviving witness and sole extant illuminated copy of the Anglo-Norman Bible, the “earliest full prose vernacular Bible produced in England” (Russell).

New Publication: The Cambridge Companion to Medieval British Manuscripts, edited by Orietta Da Rold and Elaine Treharne

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval British Manuscripts orientates students in the complex, multidisciplinary study of medieval book production and contemporary display of manuscripts from c.600–1500.

CFP: Future of Manuscript Studies 2021, deadline 8 November 2020

The second International Contest FuMast aims to bring together experienced scholars and young researchers engaged in the study of Greek and Latin manuscripts, coming from a variety of countries and scholarly traditions, and working in different and often not directly connected contexts.

New Publication: The Library of the Dukes of Burgundy, edited by Bernard Bousmanne and Elena Savini

Very richly illustrated, this volume re-frames this exceptional library within its political, economic, historical and artistic context, examining closely both scholarly literature and more than sixty manuscripts considered to be the jewels of the Library.

Online Course: Los manuscritos iluminados: historia, producción y descripción, 21 September – 2 October 2020

Please note that this course will be in Spanish. Illuminated Manuscripts: History, Production and identification. The course is designed as an introductory to the study of Illuminated Manuscripts from both theoretical and practical viewpoints. The relationship between text and image(s), the history of manuscripts production or the materials and techniques used by scribes and illuminatorsContinue reading “Online Course: Los manuscritos iluminados: historia, producción y descripción, 21 September – 2 October 2020”

Fellowships: The Bibliographical Society of America

The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) is accepting applications for multiple fellowship opportunities. The BSA funds a number of fellowships to promote inquiry and research in books and other textual artifacts in both traditional and emerging formats. Projects may include establishing a text or studying the history of book or manuscript production, publication, distribution, collecting,Continue reading “Fellowships: The Bibliographical Society of America”

Exhibition: Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word, British Library, 1 Sep 2020 – 11 Apr 2021

Through rarely-seen treasures from as far back as the 10th century, this exhibition takes you from Europe and North Africa, through to the Middle East and China to explore the relationships between Jews and their neighbours in the communities that they lived in.

Seminar Series: Blogging Manuscripts, Oxford Medieval Studies, 6, 8, 9 July 2020

The University of Oxford Medieval Studies are hosting a fringe event on ‘Blogging with Manuscripts’ which will run on the Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of the Leeds IMC Congress (6th, 8th, 9th July 2020). Over the course of three days, you can join in with different seminars: Blogging Manuscripts with Polonsky German, Teaching the Digital CodexContinue reading “Seminar Series: Blogging Manuscripts, Oxford Medieval Studies, 6, 8, 9 July 2020”