WMTC Programme 2015-2016

The next two meetings of the Workshop for Manuscript and Text Culture will be held in Weeks 5 of Michaelmas and Hilary Terms 2015-2016.

11 November 2015: Anthony Lappin (National University of Ireland Maynooth), ‘A quest for knowledge: scrutinizing the Qur’an in Western Europe, 1143–1543’

17 February 2016: Kathryn Rudy (Humfrey Wanley Bodleian Visiting Fellow), ‘Touching Skin: Why Medieval Users Rubbed, Kissed, Inscribed, Splattered, Begrimed, and Pricked their Manuscripts’

The Workshop meets in the Magrath Room at The Queen’s College on Wednesday of 5th week at 17.00. Attendance is open to all members of the University.

The convenors of the workshop are:

John Baines (Emeritus Professor of Egyptology, The Queen’s College)
Angus Bowie (Fellow and Tutor in Classics, The Queen’s College)
Charles Crowther (Fellow in Ancient History, The Queen’s College)
Henrike Lähnemann (Professor of Medieval German, St Edmund Hall)
Dirk Meyer (Fellow in Chinese, The Queen’s College)