Introduction in the Study of Communication, Literacy and Knowledge and their Exploitation in the Middle Ages

Gepubliceerd op 07-02-2018 11:16 in Nieuws

Course unit for Research Master Students, March-June 2018 (Credits: 5 ECTS)


The development of expertise and the exchange of information enabled medieval people to pass on their experience and influence each other’s hearts and minds. A complex social order is virtually unimaginable without the communication-linked phenomenon of ‘literacies’: the abilities to use and understand the various

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Premodern Reading Cultures

Gepubliceerd op 23-01-2018 17:27 in Nieuws

Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies Seminar 2018

For PhD and ReMa students affiliated to the Netherlands Research School for Medieval Studies (1 ECTS)

Date: 26 March 2018 – 10:30 - 17:00

Location: Auditorium, Museum Catharijne Convent (Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht)


During this interdisciplinary seminar specialists of Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period

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How to make money in the business of books

Gepubliceerd op 22-01-2018 17:43 in Nieuws

Masterclass by Prof. Andrew Pettegree (University of Saint-Andrews, Scotland)

Date: Thursday 29 March 2018, 12:00-17:00


Location: University Library Utrecht (Campus Uithof), Special Collections, Bucheliuszaal


Andrew Pettegree is Professor of Modern History University of Saint-Andrews (Scotland). One of the

leading experts on book history in the Early Modern period, the Reformation, and

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