These courses offered by the School of Advanced Study and its affiliates strengthen the community of the Book & Print Initiative members and advance its mission. To reinforce its interdisciplinarity, they are listed by start date and then alphabetically, not by discipline or theme. 

 

2017-18

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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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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