Online Lecture: Dr Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, ‘Sideways-Oriented Images of Manichaean and Armenian Liturgical Books’, East of Byzantium Lecture, 29 January 2021, 3pm (EST)

Join the East of Byzantium Lecture series for Dr Zsuzsanna Gulácsi’s presentation on ‘Sideways-Oriented Images of Manichaean and Armenian Liturgical Books’.

Job: Research Associate in Hebrew Manuscripts, John Rylands Library, Manchester, deadline 25 January 2021

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate in Hebrew Manuscripts, to produce an online catalogue, compliant with current cataloguing and metadata standards and to promote The University of Manchester Library’s Hebrew collection. The post is part-time and fixed term from 1 March 2021 to 30 June 2022.

CFP: ‘Power, Patronage & Production: Book Arts from Central Europe (ca. 800–1500) in American Collections’, (Princeton/New York, 13-15 Jan 2022), Deadline 1 February 2021

On January 13–15, 2022, the Index of Medieval Art (Princeton University), the Pierpont Morgan Library & Museum (New York), and the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University will host a conference to accompany the exhibition, “Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500,” presented at the Morgan Library from October 15, 2021 to January 23, 2022. The conference will include two days of papers as well as a study day at the Morgan Library.

Online Workshop: ‘Meet the Manuscripts: The Psalms in the Middle Ages’ with the Bodleian Library, 3 December 2020, 5.30–6.15pm (GMT)

Join Matthew Holford, Tolkien Curator of Medieval Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, and Lesley Smith, Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Oxford, to learn how manuscripts can help us understand the central place of the Psalms in medieval culture.

Online Lecture: ‘The Munich Talmud: a unique manuscript and its place in Jewish Book History’ with Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, 25 November 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm (GMT)

Lecture from Judith Olszowy-Schlanger (Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies) about this 14th century manuscript, one of the most important and intriguing medieval Hebrew works in existence.

Online Book Launch: ‘The Illuminated World Chronicle: Tales from the Late Medieval City’ by Nina Rowe, 22 November 2020, 1pm (ET)

Join Fordham University for a conversation celebrating the publication of Nina Rowe’s new book, The Illuminated World Chronicle: Tales from the Late Medieval City (Yale UP, 2020).

Online Lecture: ‘Mining the Collection’ with Joshua O’Driscoll (The Morgan Library and Museum), 19 November 2020, 11:00 am (ET)

The ICMA are delighted to invite you to their third instalment of Mining the Collection.

Online Lecture: ‘Fragmentology: what, why and where next?’ Lisa Fagin Davis & Christoph Flueler, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, 3 November 2020, 5.30pm (GMT)

This session brings together two leading experts in the field of fragment studies.

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.