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”

Training: Les livres liturgiques manuscrits et imprimés : principes de catalogage, École des chartes (virtually) 2-4 Sep 2020

Comment comprendre un livre liturgique, identifier son usage et ses particularités ? Quels sont les instruments de référence pour leur étude? La liturgie représente au Moyen Âge l’une des formes d’interaction sociale les plus complexes et les plus développées ; sa place importante dans la vie quotidienne a engendré une production massive de livres comme support duContinue reading “Training: Les livres liturgiques manuscrits et imprimés : principes de catalogage, École des chartes (virtually) 2-4 Sep 2020”

Seminar: ‘The Patrons of the Percy Psalter-Hours’, Dr Eleanor Jackson

Tuesday 9 June 2020, 5.30pm Speaker(s): Dr Eleanor Jackson is Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library. She completed her PhD at the History of Art Department at the University of York in 2017. In March 2019, the British Library acquired a late 13th-century book of hours of the Use of York known as theContinue reading “Seminar: ‘The Patrons of the Percy Psalter-Hours’, Dr Eleanor Jackson”

Online Resources: Les Enluminures

Les Enluminures, a gallery specializing in medieval illuminated manuscripts with locations in NYC, Chicago, and Paris, provides several digital resources for specialists, collectors, and the public alike to learn about medieval manuscripts. Here is a list of some of their online offerings: Podcasts Begun in 2019, here you can listen to untold stories of medievalContinue reading “Online Resources: Les Enluminures”

CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript, deadline 22 May 2020

Within and without the manuscript: interactions between illumination and the other arts Université de Lausanne October 22nd-23rd, 2020 Due April 19, 2020 May 22, 2020 Since at least the 1960s, book illumination has been fully recognized as an important sector of the arts and as an integral part of the historical studies of the book.Continue reading “CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript, deadline 22 May 2020”

CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript

Within and without the manuscript: interactions between illumination and the other arts Université de Lausanne October 22nd-23rd, 2020 Due April 19, 2020 Since at least the 1960s, book illumination has been fully recognized as an important sector of the arts and as an integral part of the historical studies of the book. The study ofContinue reading “CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript”

New Publication: Alfonso X of Castile-León: Royal Patronage, Self-Promotion and Manuscripts in Thirteenth-century Spain, by Kirstin Kennedy

Alfonso X ‘the Learned’ of Castile (1252–1284) was praised in his lifetime as a king who devoted himself to discovering all worldly and divine knowledge. He commissioned chronicles and law codes and composed poems to the Virgin Mary, he gathered together Jewish scholars to translate works of Arab astrology and astronomy, and he founded aContinue reading “New Publication: Alfonso X of Castile-León: Royal Patronage, Self-Promotion and Manuscripts in Thirteenth-century Spain, by Kirstin Kennedy”

Job: R.W. Hunt Curator of Medieval Manuscripts, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

R. W. Hunt Curator of Medieval Manuscripts Closes: 19 September 2019, 12:00 BST Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a. We are seeking a Curator of Medieval Western Manuscripts to work in the Weston Library, the home of the Bodleian’s Special Collections. You will carry out a full range of curatorial activities and duties, including creatingContinue reading “Job: R.W. Hunt Curator of Medieval Manuscripts, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford”

Conference: IIlluminations: Manuscript, Medium, Message, Philadelphia, PA, November 15–17, 2018

IIlluminations: Manuscript, Medium, Message, Philadelphia, PA, November 15–17, 2018 In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS) at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age. Manuscript illumination hasContinue reading “Conference: IIlluminations: Manuscript, Medium, Message, Philadelphia, PA, November 15–17, 2018”

Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith

A one-day symposium dedicated to exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of the Anglo-Saxons and Normans. Saturday 20 October 2018 9.30am – 5.00pm The King Alfred Conference Chamber, Guildhall, Winchester, SO23 9GH Join historians, experts, and enthusiasts at this one day symposium exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of theContinue reading “Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith”