All interested are invited to attend our guest lectures. No prior registration is required.

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 6pm local time (EEST), live on Zoom (link)

Michelle P. Brown, An Introduction to the Illuminated Manuscripts of Britain and Ireland, c. 600-850

Michelle Brown is Professor Emerita of Medieval Manuscript Studies at the Institute of English Studies (School of Advanced Studies, University of London), and former curator of illuminated manuscripts at the British Library. Her publications include: Art of the Islands: Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking Visual Culture c. 450-1050, Oxford: Bodleian, 2016; The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World, London & Chicago: British Library and Univ. of Chicago Press, 2010; Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age, London & Toronto: British Library & Univ. of Toronto Press, 2008; ‎A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600, Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press, 1993.

Thursday, 4 November, 4pm local time (EET), Sala Eminescu, Fac. de Litere (Covid allowing), and live on Zoom (link)

Christine Jakobi-Mirwald, ‘Lost in Translation’: Speaking about Medieval Manuscripts

Christine Jakobi-Mirwald studied art history, French and Italian in Munich, and has a PhD in art history and manuscript studies from the University of Kassel. Her publications include: Das mittelalterliche Buch. Funktion und Ausstattung, Stuttgart: Reclam, 2004; Text – Buchstabe – Bild. Studien zur Entstehung der historisierten Initiale im 8. und 9. Jahrhundert, Berlin: Reimer, 1998; Buchmalerei. Ihre Terminologie in der Kunstgeschichte, Berlin: Reimer, 2nd edn 1997.

Thursday, 9 December, local time (EET), live on Zoom (link)

Dragoș Calma, Editing Medieval texts

Dragoș Calma is Associate Professor of Philosophy at University College Dublin. He obtained a BA in philosophy from UBB-Cluj, and a PhD in medieval philosophy from the Sorbonne (Paris IV). His publications include: Reading Proclus and the Book of Causes (ed.), Leiden: Brill, 2 vols, 2019-2020; Neoplatonism in the Middle Ages: New Commentaries on ‘Liber de Causis’ and ‘Elementatio Theologica’ (ed.), Turnhout: Brepols, 2016; Études sur le premier siècle de l’averroïsme latin. Approches et textes inédits, Turnhout: Brepols, 2011.

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