Category Archives: Events

Second Ian Doyle Memorial Lecture: April 6

The long-postponed second Ian Doyle Memorial Lecture will be given in conjunction with the Medieval Insular Romance Conference, to be held in Durham, UK, from 5th-7th April.  The lecture will be given by Tony Edwards and will take place on Wednesday, 6th April, at 4:30pm in Elvet Riverside 140.  Tony’s title is ‘Ian Doyle and the Study of Middle English Manuscripts’.  A reception will be held on the Tunstall Gallery, University College, afterwards. 

A Symposium on Fragments

Symposium on Fragments (manuscript and print) will take place in University College Dublin, 17th October 2019. Lisa Fagin Davis (Medieval Academy of America and writer of the Manuscript Road Trip) and Christoph Flueler (University de Fribourg and Director of the Fragmentarium Project) are among the confirmed speakers for the day. The purpose of the Symposium is to raise awareness of the research value of medieval fragments, and to explore contemporary curatorial solutions to describe manuscript fragments and promote their accessibility. The workshop will involve an audience of academics and manuscript librarians and archivists. The Symposium is funded by the College of Arts and Humanities, UCD. For further details, contact Dr. Niamh Pattwell (School of English, Drama and Film, UCD) at or Dr. Elizabeth Mullins (School of History and Archives UCD) at Further details will be published later in the Summer. Registration for the conference will open September 1st 2019