Blog

On the Teaching the Codex blog, you will find updates about the next steps for the Teaching the Codex initiative, as well as our monthly guest blog posts. We are always keen to hear from new guest bloggers – please get in touch if you’d like to be involved.

Guest Posts

Samantha Blickhan on ‘doing’ and ‘teaching’ music paleography

Matthew Holford on reading and understanding catalogue descriptions

Sian Witherden on teaching medieval page design

David d’Avray outlines the palaeography and diplomatic teaching at UCL

Colleen Curran on introducing undergraduates to manuscript studies

Johanna Green on practical palaeography with modern scribes

Naomi Gardom on learning by doing

Emily Chow-Kambitsch on Ben Hur and palaeography

Sarah Laseke on a public engagement approach to teaching palaeography

Thom Gobbitt on learning to distinguish flesh side/ hair side of parchment (originally posted at thomgobbitt.wordpress.com)

Teresa Webber on interdisciplinary course design in palaeography

Pauline Souleau on outreach and the perks of the manuscript

Henrike Lähnemann on fundamental historical skills training in Britain  (originally posted at hsozkult.de)

Eva Schlotheuber on source criticism in the digital age (translated by Mary Boyle) (original German version first posted at hsozkult.de)

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