On the occasion of the Fragmented Illuminations exhibition at the V&A (8 September 2021-8 May 2022), curator Catherine Yvard will explore the history of this collection, and highlight some of the exciting discoveries made while researching for the exhibition. This event will be live-streamed to allow those outside London access to the event. The lecture will take place on 10 November 2021, 5:00PM – 6:30PM (GMT); 6:00PM – 7:30PM (CET) The lecture is free, but booking is essential. Click here to register.
Bodleian Libraries reopen online lecture series Meet the Manuscripts. The first in the autumn series is ‘Meet the Fragments’ on 14 October with Andrew Honey and Matthew Holford. Lectures are open to all and free of charge. More information about the series and registration can be found via the event webside.
The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS), University of Pennsylvania Libraries has announced the ‘14th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age‘. The conference will take place on 17-19 November 2021 via ZOOM. Registration is required (link below). For further details on the programme, see SIMS and below.
This conference, hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies, is devoted to the study of manuscript fragments, and what these fragments can tell us about lost books, medieval and post-medieval book history, and textual history. siglum.uw.edu.pl/…/fragments-conference-online-programme-3 Research questions may include, but are not limited to: What difference does the manuscript fragment make to the textual tradition of the text it contains? What can manuscript fragments tell us about the lost literature of the Middle Ages and about changing tastes? How can we use the evidence from manuscript fragments to piece together the lost book from which it derives […]