Here you’ll find an overview of activities team members have been or are involved in, other than Events hosted by the project.

21-2/09/2023   FEMBI, Innsbruck
Peter Fraundorfer, ‘Of cats and manuscripts: Eine Fallstudie zur irischen Minuskel des 9. Jahrhunderts anhand der „Reichenau-Gruppe“’

24-28/07/2022 International Celtic Studies Congress, Utrecht
Session Organised: New Directions in Palaeography in Irish Manuscripts
Nicole Volmering, ‘Early Irish Hands: Exploring the Development of Irish Manuscript Culture pre-900 AD’
Peter Fraundorfer, ‘The Reichenau Group: A case study of Irish script on the continent’

04/07/2023   ICM, Leeds
Nicole Volmering, ‘Ruling and Pricking in Irish Manuscripts up to 900: An Evaluation of Practice’

10/06/2023  Introduction to Book Crafting for Children
Jointly hosted with the Centre for the Book under the auspices of Creative Ireland’s Cruinniú na nÓg progamme. The event took place on Sat Jun 10 2023 at St Kevin’s Community Centre and was aimed at ages 6-12. The event involved learning how to create and decorate your own cardboard books and write the letters of the Book of Kells.

05/06/2023   Bonn-Marburg Celtic Seminar [Invited paper]
Nicole Volmering, ‘Exploring Early Irish Scribal Culture: Case Studies from the Early Irish Hands Project’

29/05/2023 Workshop on Materiality (project workshop)
Nicole Volmering, ‘Fragments from an Irish Sammelband (MIrA 219)’

19-21/04/2023 Care & Conservation, Copenhagen
Nicole Volmering, ‘Ruling and pricking in Irish manuscripts: An evaluation of practice in manuscripts dating pre-900’

24-5/02/2023 Medieval DH Storming, Prague
Nicole Volmering, Paper: Database Development for Manuscript Projects
Nicole Volmering, Workshop: The possibilities and limitations of using FromthePage for transcription lessons, basic editing, collaboration, and crowdsourcing

09/09/2022 Third European Symposium in Celtic Studies, Pavia
Nicole Volmering, ‘Irish Saints Between Past and Future: The Language of Memory and Identity in Félire Óengusso

04/07/2022 ICM, Leeds
Nicole Volmering, ‘Intangible Boundaries: Sound and Sacred Space in the Early Middle Ages’

13/05/2022 Irish in Outlook, Dublin
Nicole Volmering, ‘Gaelicisation, Access, and Distance: Ambivalent Attitudes to Irish Script’

31/03/2022 CSANA, Virtually from Fairleigh Dickinson University, US
Nicole Volmering, ‘Engaging with Manuscripts in the Digital Space: Accessible Palaeography Training for Students and the General Public

24/03/2022 James Lydon Research Seminar in Medieval History, Trinity College Dublin
Nicole Volmering, ‘An Integrative Approach to the Development of Writing in Early Ireland: Some Preliminary Observations