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: 16th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, 5-6 February, 2021

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites you to join their annual manuscript workshop. The 2021 workshop will take place online via Zoom. This year’s workshop will consider some of the recent challenges that researchers have faced with the suspension of travel, the closing of libraries andContinue reading “Workshop: 16th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, 5-6 February, 2021”

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: ‘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.

Blogging the Medieval: How to write for the web and social media

Dr Alison Ray, Assistant Archivist at Canterbury Cathedral Archives and former Digitisation and Web Curatorial Officer at the British Library, brings together helpful advice on writing blogs, using more accessible language, describing medieval objects, finding images to include in posts, and tips for using Twitter and Instagram.

Job: Postdoctoral Researcher in Medieval Manuscript Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen, deadline 20 August 2020

Radboud University Nijmegen is advertising a position for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Medieval Manuscript Studies (0.8FTE) to be part of the research team of the ERC-funded project Patristic Sermons in the Middle Ages. The dissemination, manipulation and interpretation of Late-Antique sermons in the Medieval Latin West (PASSIM).

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”