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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Staff and Governance

Core Staff

The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator. 

Publication details for Professor Richard Gameson

Gameson, Richard (2019). The Colophons of Codex Amiatinus. In Anglo-Saxon Micro-Texts. Lenker, U. & Cornexl, L. De Gruyter. 67: 89-116.

Author(s) from Durham


A few of the many rubrics in Codex Amiatinus include colophonic phrases. This article investigates their nature (generally formulaic and conventional) and the various factors that may lie behind their inclusion, highlighting the possible contribution of individual scribes. Their implications for Wearmouth- Jarrow’s scribal culture are considered.

Full Executive Committee

Our Full Executive Committee is made up of the Core Executive Committee, listed above, plus a number of executive members including:

International Advisory Board

We are extremely fortunate to have be able to call on the help and guidance of colleagues from around the world who help to shape and guide our direction, strategy and international reach. Our current Advisory Board members are: