Selected Manuscript Studies events in SAS and Senate House Library

David N. Dumville (Sixth-century Professor in History, Palaeography and Celtic, University of Aberdeen)  

Insular script in context: a 1500-year history of a European cultural phenomenon

1. Origins and background (30th September)

2. The earliest witnesses – from Gaeldom to northern Italy (7th October)

3. Phase I (to A.D. 750) (14th October)

4. Phase II (A.D. 850-1000) (21st October)

5. Late Celtic Script (A.D. 850-1000) (28th October)

Open lecture, School of Arts and Humanities, King’s College London; Centre for Late Antique and Medieval Studies, King’s College London; Institute of English Studies. Venue: Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies (Senate House Library, 4th floor) Time: 18.30

Andrew Roberts (Librarian of the National Library of Wales 1998-2013)

Tangible intangibility: the present and future of research libraries

10th October

Lecture, Senate House Library. Venue: The Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, 1st floor) Time: 18.00 – 20.00

Attendance free, all welcome.  Followed by a wine reception. If you would like to attend, please contact Senate House Library office.

Cynthia Johnston

Penflourishing in Manuscripts associated with William de Brailes: Stylistic Sources and Implications for Production Purposes

17th October

Seminar, Institute of English Studies. Venue: Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies (Senate House Library, 4th floor) Time: 17.30 – 19.00

Dr Veronica O’Mara (Univerity of Hull)

“Remember the scrybeler”: Nuns and writing in late medieval England

23rd October

Seminar, Institute of English Studies. Venue: Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, 1st floor) Time: 17.30 -19.30

Info: Senate House Library

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