Tag Archives: Lieftinck Lectures

Dragons and Courtiers: Medieval Doodles in a Leiden Manuscript

By Jenneka Janzen This week’s blog is a show-and-tell of one of my new favourite finds in Leiden University’s Special Collections. Two weeks ago, Turning Over a New Leaf hosted another successful colloquium and Lieftinck Lecture. I coordinated the manuscript … Continue reading

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The Social Life of ‘Medieval Fragments’

Come visit our Flickr Photostream We have some great photos from the past Lieftinck Lectures and Manuscript Colloquia held at Leiden University Library. All available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/medievalfragments. Check them out! We’ve also recently opened a Facebook page where you can find … Continue reading

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Secrets of the Page: Palimpsests

By Irene O’Daly On Monday evening (11.02.13) a full house was present at the University Library for an entertaining and fascinating lecture by Will Noel, director of the Schoenberg Institute  and formerly curator of manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum, … Continue reading

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