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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Summer Schools

Northern Bridge Palaeography Summer School

DATES/TIMES

9th-20th July 2018

Following last year's success, the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership, in conjunction with IMEMS, are pleased to be running another Latin Palaeography Summer School; from the 9th-20th July 2018, aimed at Postgraduate Research Students.

The Summer School will be taught in the heart of Durham's UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a two-week intensive course, taught by Alessia Berardi, University of Toronto. Daily classes run from 10 am - 1 pm and will be followed by group work on manuscripts from Durham Cathedral Library and Durham University Special Collections.

FEES

The Summer School is free for applicants from Durham University, Newcastle University and Queen’s University Belfast.

Course fees of £650 apply for external candidates.

ENTRY CRITERIA

Some experience of Latin is necessary; priority will be given to current research students.

Please contact the School Director, Dr Erik Niblaeus, (erik.niblaeus@durham.ac.uk) for further information, or if you have any academic queries.

View the Programme here.

To book a place on the Summer School, please click here.

“I found the course immensely helpful. I have improved my palaeography ability, and have become more comfortable with the idea of working directly with manuscripts in the future.”

Student from the 2016 Latin Palaeography Summer School