Taking Palaeography Further: Launching The Manuscripts Outreach Network (MON)

Anna Boeles Rowland is a DPhil student in Medieval History at Merton College, Oxford. Dr Pauline Souleau is a Lecturer in French at Somerville College, Balliol College, and Magdalen College, Oxford. In this post, they follow on from their paper at Teaching the Codex II (May 2017) and introduce the Manuscripts Outreach Network. The Project/The …

Practical Palaeography: Recreating the Exeter Book in a Modern Day ‘Scriptorium’

Dr Johanna Green is a lecturer in Book History and Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow. Her PhD (English Language, University of Glasgow 2012) focused on a palaeographical study of the textual division and subordination of the Exeter Book manuscript. Here, she tells us about the first of two sessions she led for the …

Teaching Palaeography – A public engagement approach

Our latest guest post comes from Sarah Laseke, who is a doctoral researcher at Leiden University working on scribal collaboration in fifteenth century manuscripts. Here, she writes about her free 8-week 'Palaeography for Beginners' course. The pleasure of looking at medieval manuscripts has not gone unnoticed – over the past few years, there has been an increased …

Discovering the Codex: Outreach and the Perks of the Manuscript

In the first of our series of guest posts, Dr Pauline Souleau discusses manuscripts as a tool for outreach.  Manuscripts. It is not a word the average pupil hears every day in class. It is usually not a word secondary school students have in mind when considering higher education paths. Yet, manuscripts are a gold …