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Exploring Medieval Manuscripts: A Workshop

On 17-18 June 2019, in association with the Centre for Medieval Studies, we’re organizing a two-day intensive workshop to provide an introduction to medieval manuscripts and medieval handwriting. The workshop is for anyone who wants to discover more about medieval … Continue reading

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Workshop: Exploring the Personal Archive of Oliver Messel

Exploring the Personal Archive of Oliver Messel Wednesday 5 December 2-4.30pm, at The Theatre Collection, 21 Park Row, Bristol Join the Centre for Material Texts at the Theatre Collection for an afternoon exploring the personal archive of Oliver Messel, one … Continue reading

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Making Poetry – Fun Palace

We’re excited to be taking part in this year’s Fun Palace weekend. Fun Palaces are community-focused cultural activities, and over the weekend there will be a diverse programme of events taking place across the country. The Centre for Material Texts … Continue reading

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Living Well With Books – an academic conference with a twist

Over three days at the end of last week, the Centre for Material Texts hosted a gathering of academics, artists, health care professionals and librarians who were all interested in how we make our lives alongside books. The keynote speakers … Continue reading

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Living Well With Books, 5-7 September 2018

Living Well with Books starts today! If you’re coming to the conference, you can find the registration desk on the 3rd floor of the North Wing of the Richmond Building at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The most up-to-date … Continue reading

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Extended Deadline for Living Well with Books

Living Well with Books is interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and transnational conference organized by the Centre for Material Texts, University of Bristol on 5-7 September 2018. The conference aims to explore how books have affected and continue to affect our daily lives … Continue reading

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Editing and Reading Romantic Letters

Editing and Reading Romantic Letters Monday 14th May 2018 12–5.30pm University of Bristol Queen’s Building, room 1.7 Confirmed Speakers: Tim Fulford, Ian Packer and Lynda Pratt, Oliver Clarkson, and Samantha Matthews This colloquium will bring together experts from major projects … Continue reading

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