Lecture: ‘Mass Production of Books Before Printing’, John Coffin Memorial Lecture in Palaeography, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 8 June 2022

Lecture: ‘Mass Production of Books Before Printing’ Speaker: Professor David D’Avray, FBA, Emeritus Professor of History, University College London Address: The Chancellor’s Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Event date: 8 June 2022, 6:00PM – 8:00PM Attendance is free; registration required. Book here: https://sas.sym-online.com/registrationforms/iesbooking_12345655/done/ For more information: https://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/john-coffin-memorial-lecture-palaeography Contact: IESEvents@sas.ac.uk


New Publication: The Oxford Handbook of Latin Palaeography, Edited by Frank Coulson and Robert Babcock

Latin books are among the most numerous surviving artifacts of the Late Antique, Mediaeval, and Renaissance periods in European history; written in a variety of formats and scripts, they preserve the literary, philosophical, scientific, and religious heritage of the West. The Oxford Handbook of Latin Palaeography surveys these books, with special emphasis on the variety of scriptsContinue reading “New Publication: The Oxford Handbook of Latin Palaeography, Edited by Frank Coulson and Robert Babcock”

CFP: Revealing Records VII (Friday, May 6th, 2016)

Deadline:   Friday, 19 February 2016 Now in its seventh year, the Revealing Records conference series brings together postgraduate researchers working with a wide range of sources from across the medieval world to share challenges and approaches through the presentation of their research.  This year marks the first year of Revealing Records as a combined effort of King’sContinue reading “CFP: Revealing Records VII (Friday, May 6th, 2016)”

London International Palaeography Summer School (15-19 June 2015, Senate House, London)

Applications are open for the London International Palaeography Summer School (LIPSS), running 15 – 19 June 2015. The London Palaeography Summer School is a series of intensive courses in palaeography and manuscript studies, held at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London. Courses range from one to two days and are givenContinue reading “London International Palaeography Summer School (15-19 June 2015, Senate House, London)”

Call for Applications: Summer Paleography Workshop

MIDDLE FRENCH PALEOGRAPHY WORKSHOP COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK JUNE 9-27, 2014 This paleography workshop will provide intensive training in the accurate reading, editing, and interpretation of a manuscript in Middle French, in this case a complex and intriguing late-Renaissance compilation of a practical and proto-scientific nature. Participants will work on aContinue reading “Call for Applications: Summer Paleography Workshop”