London International Palaeography Summer School

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Summer Program
June 13, 2016 to June 17, 2016
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Classical Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, British History / Studies

Applications are open for the London International Palaeography Summer School (LIPSS), running 13 – 17 June 2016.

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 given by experts in their respective fields, from a wide variety of institutions.

Full-day course fee: £95 | Half-day course fee: £55

Block bookings discounts and discounts for full-time students are available. 

Monday 13 June

Pre-Norman British and Irish Psalters (Dr Carol Farr)
History of Latin Scripts I: Antiquity to Caroline Minuscule (Dr James Willoughby)
English Palaeography, 1500-1900 (Christopher Whittick)
How Medieval Manuscripts Were Made (Patricia Lovett)
Introduction to Greek Palaeography I (Dr Laura Franco)

Tuesday 14 June

Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Palaeography (Dr Debby Banham)
History of Latin Scripts II: Protogothic to Humanist (Dr James Willoughby)
Introduction to Visigothic Script (Dr Ainoa Castro Correa)
Codicology: An Introduction for Beginners (Dr James Freeman)
Introduction to Greek Palaeography II (Dr Laura Franco)

Wednesday 15 June

The Insular System of Scripts to AD 900 (Professor Julia Crick)
Introduction to Latin Palaeography (Dr Marigold Norbye)
Reading & Editing Renaissance English Manuscripts I (Dr Chris Stamatakis)
Codicology: An Introduction to Cataloguing (Peter Kidd)

Thursday 16 June

Introduction to Welsh Palaeography (Dr Helen McKee) [half-day course]
Intermediate Latin Palaeography (Dr Marigold Norbye)
Reading & Editing Renaissance English Manuscripts II (Dr Chris Stamatakis)
Codicology & Cataloguing: A Hands-On Workshop (Dr James Freeman & Peter Kidd)
Vernacular Editing: Chaucer and his Contemporaries (Professor Anthony Edwards)

Friday 17 June

Approaches to the Art of Insular Manuscripts (Dr Carol Farr)
The Transitional Script of the Long Twelfth Century (Dr Erik Kwakkel)
Writing and Reading Medieval Manuscripts: Folio Layouts in Context (Dr Anna Somfai)
Painting a Medieval Miniature (Patricia Lovett)
German Palaeography (Dr Dorothea McEwan & Dr Claudia Wedepohl)

Contact Info: 

Institute of English Studies
University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

+44 (0)20 7862 8679


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