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Manuscripts in the Making: Art & Science

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An International Conference organised by the Fitzwilliam Museum in association with the Departments of Chemistry and History of Art, University of Cambridge (UK)

With support from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and the Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections

Dates: 8-10 December 2016

Venue: Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Rd, Cambridge CB2 1EW (map)

The conference will accompany the Fitzwilliam Museum’s bicentenary exhibition COLOUR: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts (30 July – 30 December 2016).

This interdisciplinary conference will aim to break new ground in integrating recent advances in the art historical and technical analyses of illuminated manuscripts with research in social and intellectual history.  While Western illuminated manuscripts from the 6th to the 16th centuries will form a major focus of discussion, the conference will also include papers on Byzantine, Islamic and Pre-Columbian material.

The conference programme is available here.

Conference delegates are advised to book their own accommodation in advance. Information about accommodation in Cambridge is available at https://www.conferencecambridge.com/accommodation/ and www.booking.com/cambridge. Any other queries about the conference should be directed to mima-conference@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk


To register for the conference, please click here.


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