Friday, February 09, 2007

The University of London Annual Paleography Lecture

Richard Gameson (University of Durham)
'Codices Circumientes: the Circulation of Books between England and the Continent, c. 871-c.1100'

8 March 2007; 5.30pm, at the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Richard Gameson specialises in the history of the book from Antiquity to the Renaissance, and in medieval art. He has published some seventy studies on medieval manuscripts, book collections, art and cultural history, including The Old Library (1988), The Early Medieval Bible (1994), The Role of Art in the late Anglo-Saxon Church (1995), The Study of the Bayeux Tapestry (1997) The Manuscripts of Early Norman England (1999), Augustine of Canterbury and the Conversion of England (1999), The Scribe Speaks: colophons in early English Manuscripts (2002), and Codex Aureus: an eighth-century gospel book (2001-2). He has recently completed a catalogue and study of the earliest books of Canterbury Cathedral.

If you would like to attend please contact:

Christine Lees
Institute of English Studies
University of London
School of Advanced Study
Room NG18, Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
Tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8675