New Publication: Royal Manuscripts Conference Papers Now Online (Electronic British Library Journal 2014)

New Publication: Royal Manuscripts Conference Papers Now Online Electronic British Library Journal 2014 (articles 4–10) The British Library is pleased to announce that selected papers from the two-day international conference associated with the ‘Royal Manuscripts’ exhibition (11 November 2011 – 13 March 2012) are now available on the Electronic British Library Journal 2014 (articles 4–10). Royal Manuscripts: TheContinue reading “New Publication: Royal Manuscripts Conference Papers Now Online (Electronic British Library Journal 2014)”

CFP: Imagery in Medieval Herbals (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers Imagery in Medieval Herbals International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Medieval herbals have attracted interesting investigations in the last decades, but are a still scarcely analyzed topic. However, investigations focused on printed herbals produced at the end of the 15th century and onwards (The interesting herbals catalogue by Minta Collins,Continue reading “CFP: Imagery in Medieval Herbals (Kalamazoo 2015)”

Collaborative Doctoral Award: Understanding the Anglo-Saxons: the English and Continental manuscript evidence (London, British Library)

Collaborative Doctoral Award: Understanding the Anglo-Saxons: the English and Continental manuscript evidence London, British Library Deadline: 28 November 2014 The culture of Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest is highly distinctive, not least through the use of the Old English vernacular as a language of written record; but Anglo-Saxon political, religious, economic, linguistic, literary andContinue reading “Collaborative Doctoral Award: Understanding the Anglo-Saxons: the English and Continental manuscript evidence (London, British Library)”

CFP: Conference on Anglo-Norman History Books (Trinity College Dublin, 22-23 May 2015)

Call for Papers: Conference on Anglo-Norman History Books Trinity College Dublin, 22-23 May 2015 Deadline: 12 September 2014 Amongst the key sources for medieval history are the manuscripts in which medieval writers recorded their views of the past. These documents provide historians with more information than simply their textual content. The layout, decoration, script andContinue reading “CFP: Conference on Anglo-Norman History Books (Trinity College Dublin, 22-23 May 2015)”

Job: Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies (University of Oxford)

Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford Deadline: 21 July 2014, before 12.00 midday The Bodleian Libraries, in association with the board of electors to the James PR Lyell Readership in Bibliography, propose to appoint a postdoctoral research fellow in manuscript studies from 1 October 2014, or as soon asContinue reading “Job: Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies (University of Oxford)”