London International Palaeography Summer School 2015

The London International Palaeography Summer School is now receiving applications, and the full announcement is reproduced below. The DigiPal team are not directly involved but I certainly know the people and am very happy to endorse it.

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

Full-day course fee: £90.
Half-day course fee: £55.
Block bookings discounts and discounts for full-time MA/PhD students available.

Monday 15 June

  • Early Modern English Palaeography
  • Introduction to Greek Palaeography I
  • Introduction to the Insular System of Scripts to AD 900
  • Vernacular Editing: Chaucer and his Contemporaries 

Tuesday 16 June

  • Approaches to the Art of Insular Manuscripts
  • European Palaeography to AD 900
  • How Medieval Manuscripts Were Made
  • Introduction to Greek Palaeography II
  • Reading and Editing Renaissance English Manuscripts I

Wednesday 17 June

  • Codicology and the Cataloguing of Manuscripts I
  • German Palaeography
  • Liturgical and Devotional Manuscripts I
  • Quills and Calligraphy
  • Reading and Editing Renaissance English Manuscripts II

Thursday 18 June

  • Codicology and Cataloguing of Medieval Manuscripts II
  • Intermediate Old English Palaeography
  • Introduction to Keyboard Music Manuscripts from 16th – 18th Centuries (half-day)
  • Introduction to Latin Palaeography
  • Latin Gospel Incipits, 7th – 9th Centuries
  • Liturgical and Devotional Manuscripts II

Friday 19 June

  • Intermediate Latin Palaeography
  • Middle English Palaeography
  • Transcribing and Editing Manuscripts: Palaeography After 1700 (half-day)
  • Writing and Reading Medieval Manuscripts: Folio Layouts in Context

Questions? Contact the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London at or +44 020 7862 8679


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