Mmmonk School 2023 Webinar

Mmmonk School encourages a holistic approach of medieval books and aims to broaden horizons. In six online sessions, experts demonstrate the basics of their specific area of expertise. The sessions showcase Mmmonk manuscripts but also other manuscripts from Flanders and beyond.


17 November (4-6pm CET)

Elaine Treharne (Stanford University): The human experience as an integral part of the history and identity of a book

Ann Kelders (KBR Royal Library Belgium): An Introduction to Polyphony Manuscripts in Medieval Flanders and Brabant

24 November (4-6pm CET)

Élodie Lévêque (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne): An Introduction to Biocodicology – The material studies of medieval manuscripts

Thomas Falmagne (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main): An Introduction to Medieval Cistercian Reading Culture

1 December (4-6pm CET)

Lisa Demets (Ghent University): An Introduction to Multilingual Manuscripts in Medieval Flanders

Jeroen Deploige and Wim Verbaal (Ghent University): ‘Spotlight on Mmmonk Research’: Medieval Reading Strategies – The Liber Floridus as a circular enclosure of creation, history and incarnation

When: On 17 November, 24 November, 1 December; 4pm – 6pm CET.

Where: Online

Price: Free

Programme and registration:

Organizers: Bruges Public Library & Henri Pirenne Institute for Medieval Studies Ghent University

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