Parker 2.0 Symposium Programme and Registration Released!

The Parker Library is pleased to invite you to a symposium celebrating the launch of its newly redesigned digital platform. The conference will be an occasion to reflect on the impact of the digital humanities on manuscript studies, bringing together graduate students, researchers, and library professionals who work with or on manuscript books. Thanks to... Continue Reading →

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Call for Papers: Parker Library on the Web 2.0

  The Parker Library is pleased to invite contributions to a symposium celebrating the launch of its newly redesigned online platform. It will be an occasion to reflect on the impact of the digital humanities on manuscript studies, bringing together graduate students, researchers, and library professionals who work with or on manuscript books.   Thanks... Continue Reading →

Adam of Easton conference – details and booking form

ADAM EASTON: MONK, SCHOLAR, THEOLOGIAN, DIPLOMAT AND CARDINAL 10- 11 April 2014 Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Following the success of last year’s Parker Library symposium and exhibition on Herbert of Bosham, it was decided to establish an annual event celebrating important but neglected figures in English medieval history.  Adam Easton (d.1397) is long... Continue Reading →

Herbert of Bosham: Manuscripts and History

Our recent conference on Herbert of Bosham, secretary, confidant and biographer of Thomas Becket, was a great success with fascinating papers on the making of Herbert's manuscripts, his Hebrew scholarship and his letters, on his relationship with Becket, and his connections with the court. The final paper of the conference, by organiser Michael Staunton, was... Continue Reading →

Herbert of Bosham Conference: Programme

The programme is now available on the library website for our forthcoming conference on the twelfth-century scholar and statesman Herbert of Bosham which will take place on the 15-16 April. To register for the conference, please complete the registration form. For any further enquiries, please contact the library (parker-library@corpus.cam.ac.uk).

Herbert of Bosham Conference 15-16 April 2013

Herbert of Bosham: A Medieval Polymath Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 15-16 April 2013 Herbert of Bosham (d. c. 1194) was Thomas Becket’s closest advisor, a diplomat and correspondent, a prolific historian, biblical commentator and Hebrew scholar, and he was responsible for one of the most elegant sets of illuminated books of his time. He was... Continue Reading →

Conference Report: AMARC meeting in Oxford

AMARC is a friendly organisation which brings together all sorts of people with an interest in manuscripts and archives. Its meetings are one of the few opportunities for librarians, curators and conservators to meet up with scholars and researchers and find out what others are up to in an informal environment. It also produces an... Continue Reading →

Conference Report: Incunabula on the Move

This is a guest post by Lucy Hughes, Modern Archivist at Corpus. This one-day conference held at Clare College, Cambridge, on 6 March 2012 was timed to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the birth of J. C. T. Oates, author of the landmark catalogue of incunabula in Cambridge University Library. It was organised by Satoko... Continue Reading →

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