All meetings are 5-6pm, and are held in Seminar Room 1, The Graduate Suite, Ellen Wilkinson Building, unless otherwise stated.
Friday 18th Nov 2016: Charles Farris (Westminster): The Administration of Cloth and Clothing in the Great Wardrobe of Edward I
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017: Julie Wertz (Glasgow): The art and science of Turkey red dyeing in 19th-century Scotland
Thursday 30th Mar 2017: Maureen Carroll (Sheffield): Cultural and Ethnic Identities in Dress Behaviour in Roman Germany
Thursday 20th Apr 2017: Elizabeth Coatsworth (MMU): Clothing the Past: Circumstances in which Medieval Garments Survive
For more information, please contact Alexandra Lester-Makin or Ursula Rothe.
Sunday, 9 October 2016
Saturday, 1 October 2016
|The Hague, KB, Ms 75 G 2, fol. 64v-65r: a very dirty manuscript|
The Dirt and the Book: How Signs of Wear Reveal Handling of Prayer Books in the Middle Ages
with hands-on element
A lecture for Manchester Medieval Society by Dr Kathryn M. Rudy (Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of St Andrews)
Date: 20 October 2016
Time: 6 p.m.
Venue: John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester
Attendance: Members - free; Non-members - £5 (waged)/£2 (unwaged)