This conference will be held jointly by the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and the National Library of Wales to celebrate the publication of A Repertory of Welsh Manuscriptsand Scribes by Daniel Huws. The plenary speakers will be David Dumville, Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan,Bernard Meehan, Paul Russell and Richard Sharpe.
Proposals are invited for 25-minute papers, in either Welsh or English, on any aspect of Welsh, Latin or English manuscripts of Welsh provenance, including their construction, paleography, illustrations, scribes, patrons and collectors, preservation, textual studies and digital presentation.
Papers by research students will be welcome, as well as by established scholars, and students may apply for bursaries towards their attendance costs. A manuscript studies training day is planned for 8 September 2020.
Abstracts of up to 250 words should be sent by 31 January 2020 to:Dr Angharad Elias, Administrative Officer, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and CelticStudies, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3HHPhone: (01970) 636543 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Repertory of Welsh Manuscripts and Scribes c.800–c.1800
To be published in three volumes by the National Library of Wales and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, September 2020.
Between 1 October 2019 and 1 April 2020 a special prepublication price of £270 – a discount of 25% – is available to subscribers. See attached form for more details or go to www.library.wales/repertory