Programme

All times are given in CET (Brussels, Paris, Madrid)

Monday, 18 October 2021

The Liber Floridus: historical context, material aspects and issues of scale

10.00-10.30: Registration

10.30-11.30: Introduction by Elizabeth Tyler (University of York) and Wim Verbaal (Ghent University)

11.30-11.50: coffee break

11.50-13.20: hands-on session

13.20-14.15: lunch

Getting to Know the Manuscript - hands-on session 1

15.00-17.30: session led by Divna Manolova, Lars Boje Mortensen, Rosa Rodríguez Porto, Klazina Staat, Elizabeth Tyler, Wim Verbaal, Julian Yolles, and George Younge

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Getting to Know the Manuscript - hands-on session 2

10.30-12.30: session led by Divna Manolova, Lars Boje Mortensen, Rosa Rodríguez Porto, Klazina Straat, Elizabeth Tyler, Wim Verbaal, Julian Yolles, and George Younge

12.30-13.30: lunch

Encountering cultures – part 1

15.00-15.40: Lecture by Osman Latiff (Royal Holloway University of London)

15.40-16.10: Lecture by Nicholas Morton (Nottingham Trent University)

16.10-16.30: coffee break

16.30-16.50: Small group discussions

16.50-18.00: Full group discussion

19.30-... Conference dinner (registration required)

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Encountering cultures – part 2

10.00-10.40: Julian Yolles (University of Southern Denmark): In what ways does the 1rst Crusade make its mark in the Liber Floridus?

10.40-11.00: coffee break

11.00-13.00: hands-on session

13.00-14.00: lunch

Cosmology and Cosmography – part 1

15.00-15.40: Lecture by Divna Manolova (University of York)

15.40-16.10: Lecture by Elina Gertsman (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio)

16.10-16.30: coffee break

16.30-16.50: Small group discussions

16.50-18.00: Full group discussion 

Thursday 21 October 2021

Cosmoslogy and Cosmography– part 2

10.00-10.40: Barbara Obrist (Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Université Paris Diderot): Cosmology and Cosmography in manuscript culture

10.40-11.00: coffee break

11.00-13.00: hands-on session

13.00-14.00: lunch

The book as space – part 1

15.00-15.40: Lecture by Javier de Barco del Barco (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid)

15.40-16.00: coffee break

16.00-16.20: Small group discussions

16.20-17.30: Full group discussion

18.30-20.00: Evening event with keynote by Hanna Vorholt (University of York)  

Friday 22 October 2021

The book as space – part 2

10.00-10.40: Introduction by Klazina Staat (Ghent University)

10.40-11.00: coffee break

11.00-13.00: hands-on session

13.00-14.00: lunch

The book as space – part 3

15.00-15.40: Lecture by Jeroen Deploige (Ghent University) and Wim Verbaal (Ghent University)

15.40-16.00: coffee break

16.00-16.20: Small group discussions

16.20-17.30: Full group discussion

17.45-18.30: Conclusions by Rosa Maria Rodríguez Porto (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Saturday 23 October 2021

Optional excursion to Leuven with visit to the exhibition Imagining the Universe (with the Liber Floridus on display)

Registration required. Entrance to the exhibition is free; travel costs to and from Leuven at the expense of the participant.