Enroll: MOOC Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain

Roger Martinez is pleased to announce the launch of a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that specifically focuses on medieval Spanish paleography training. The course is called Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain and it will be offered on a monthly basis on coursera.org at https://www.coursera.org/learn/burgos-deciphering-secrets-medieval-spain. The next class begins on 9 April 2018. This six-week course isContinue reading “Enroll: MOOC Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain”

Summer Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies

June 4 – July 7, 2018 Deadline: May 27, 2018 Summer Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies Session I: 4 – 9 June 2018 / Deadline: 27 May 2018 Session II: 25 – 30 June 2018 / Deadline: 18 June 2018 Session III: 2 – 7 July 2018 / Deadline:  25 June 2018 The Medici Archive Project is pleased to announce the dates for the upcoming 2018Continue reading “Summer Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies”

2017 John Coffin Memorial Annual Palaeography Lecture

Date 24 May 2017, 18:00 to 24 May 2017, 20:00 Type Lecture Venue The Chancellor’s Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Professor Judith Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, FBA, École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE) Crossing palaeographical borders: bi-alphabetical Hebrew scribes and manuscripts in Egypt, Spain and Northern France (11th to 15th centuries)  MedievalContinue reading “2017 John Coffin Memorial Annual Palaeography Lecture”

CFP: Layers of Parchment, Layers of Time: Reconstructing Manuscripts: 800 – 1600 (Abstracts due 1 February 2017)

23 June 2017, University of Cambridge Layers of Parchment, Layers of Time: Reconstructing Manuscripts: 800 – 1600 is an interdisciplinary conference that will explore various issues surrounding the complex subject of manuscripts whose parts have become dislodged and subsequently had diverging histories. Our goal is to foster dialogues—between different disciplines—on how to approach dismembered manuscriptsContinue reading “CFP: Layers of Parchment, Layers of Time: Reconstructing Manuscripts: 800 – 1600 (Abstracts due 1 February 2017)”

Leeds 2015 Art History session: Grisaille, Shades of Meaning in Late Medieval Manuscripts

Session: 1702 Grisaille: Shades of Meaning in Late Medieval Manuscripts Thursday 9 July 2015: 14.15-15.45 Organiser Sophia Rochmes (Department of History of Art & Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara) and Anna Russakoff (American University of Paris) Moderator/Chair Anna Russakoff, American University of Paris Grisaille, or imagery in monochrome tones of grey, proliferated in late-medievalContinue reading “Leeds 2015 Art History session: Grisaille, Shades of Meaning in Late Medieval Manuscripts”

Making Sense of Manuscripts – Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department

A workshop introducing students to the study of medieval documents. Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department Diplomatic is the formal term for the study and analysis of documents in medieval manuscripts. Diplomatic encompasses a broad range of documents from the Middle Ages (royal charters, papal bulls, diplomas, legal writs, contracts, judicial records, treaties, etc.)Continue reading “Making Sense of Manuscripts – Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department”

Byzantine Greek Summer School, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014

Byzantine Greek Summer School, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014 July 7 to August 1, 2014 Application deadline: 17 January 2014 Dumbarton Oaks will again offer an intensive four-week course in medieval Greek and paleography in the summer of 2014. Approximately ten places will be available, with priority going to students without ready access to similar courses atContinue reading “Byzantine Greek Summer School, Dumbarton Oaks, 2014”