Short Courses and Summer Schools

Summer Schools

The London Palaeography Summer School

The London Palaeography Summer School

The London International Palaeography Summer School is a series of intensive courses in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies. Courses range from a half to two days duration and are given by experts in their respective fields from a wide range of institutions. Subject areas include Latin, Middle English, Early Modern English, German, Greek, Medieval Spanish and Merovingian palaeography, calligraphy, illuminated manuscripts, codicology, manuscript editing and liturgical and devotional manuscripts.

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London Rare Books School

London Rare Books School

The London Rare Books School (LRBS) is a series of five-day, intensive courses on a variety of book-related subjects taught in and around Senate House, University of London. We offer a range of fascinating specialist courses ranging from Medieval Women and the Book, the History of Book Illustration and the Digital Book, covering over two thousand years of book history and investigating the world's diverse cultures and traditions in book production.

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T. S. Eliot International Summer School

T. S. Eliot International Summer School

The T.S. Eliot International Summer School welcomes to Bloomsbury all with an interest in the life and work of this Bloomsbury-based poet, dramatist, and man of letters. It is hosted by the Institute of English Studies of the University of London, which has a national research promotion and facilitation mission for advanced study and research across the field of English Studies. The Summer School brings together some of the most distinguished scholars of T.S. Eliot and Modern Literature.

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Professional Legislative Drafting Course

Professional Legislative Drafting Course

The aim of this course is to encourage modern drafting techniques with an emphasis on effective and user-friendly legislation, and to expose drafters to a variety of drafting styles, thus allowing participants to select elements that best suit their national laws and their own tradition, culture and jurisprudence. Suitable for both experienced and inexperienced drafters

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London History Day School

London History Day School

The London History Day School features tutors from the principal archives and research units concerned with London and covers the rich and abundant history of London and its surrounding area, exploring both its identity as a capital city and the special qualities of its many constituent towns, villages and suburbs, with the aim to provide a showcase for London local history and a forum for the exchange of ideas, views and approaches.

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Nineteenth Century Study Week

Drawing on the rich heritage of 'Victorian Bloomsbury', the Institute of English Studies (IES) is excited to offer an annual study week dedicated to celebrating and understanding the great nineteenth-century writers. In 2019, the Study Week will focus on the Brontës. Participants will have the opportunity to hear leading UK scholars on the latest research on Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë through five morning lectures, followed by questions and discussion.

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Short Courses