Event: Palaeography and Manuscript-based Research Workshop, UCC, 9 -10 Sept 2013

Palaeography and Manuscript-based Research Workshop,
9th-10th September 2013.

There is no registration fee for the event and all are welcome to attend.

Enquiries to: Dr Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh, Dept. of Early and Medieval Irish, University College Cork. c.odochartaigh@ucc.ie

Workshop supported by the Graduate School, College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences, UCC.

Medium Ævum student travel bursaries sponsored by the ‘Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature’ (http://mediumaevum.modhist.ox.ac.uk/)

Palaeography and Manuscript-based Research: Intensive Postgraduate Workshop

9-10 September 2013, University College Cork


Áras Uí Rathaille/O’Rahilly Building

Seomra/Room 123


Dé Luain/Monday 9.9.2013

9:30-11:00       Joseph Flahive (Early and Medieval Irish, UCC)

The Origins of Insular Script

 11:00-11:30     Sos Caife/Coffee (ÁUíR/ORB: Seomra Caidrimh)

11:30-1:00       Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (Early and Medieval Irish, UCC)

Introduction to Insular Minuscule


1:00-2:30         Lón/Lunch


2:30-3:30         Carrie Griffin (The University of Bristol)

Late-Medieval English Manuscripts and Hands: Some Features


3:30-4:00         Sos Tae/Tea (ÁUíR/ORB: Seomra Caidrimh)


4:00-5:00         Tom Birkett (English, UCC)

Marginalia in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts


5:00-6:00          Jason Harris (History, UCC)

Reading Gothic Script


Dé Máirt/Tuesday 10.9.2013

10:00-11:00     Kathleen Walker-Meikle (The University of York)

Medieval Scientific and Medical Manuscripts

11:00-11:30     Sos Caife/Coffee (ÁUíR/ORB: Seomra Caidrimh)

11:30-12:30     Kevin Murray (Early and Medieval Irish, UCC)

Problems with editing medieval poetic texts: a case study

12:30-2:00       Lón/Lunch


2:00-3:00         Joseph Flahive (Early and Medieval Irish, UCC)

(Re)Presenting the Text: Editorial Issues with respect to the Lay of Fionn’s Shield


3:00-4:00        Síle Ní Mhurchú (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies)

Fiannaíocht texts in the later Irish manuscripts


4:00-4:30         Sos Tae/Tea (ÁUíR/ORB: Seomra Caidrimh)



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