October 24-25, 2019

CML Workshop. Liber Floridus

Library lab, Faculty Library, Wing Loveling

Ghent University

Centre for Medieval Literature

Henri Pirenne Institute for Medieval Studies

The ‘Transformations and Translocations’ research strand are holding a workshop in Ghent to study the early twelfth-century Liber Floridus by Lambert of St. Omer in order to develop further our theoretical thinking about moving forms in the Middle Ages.

The workshop is organized by the Centre for Medieval Literature in collaboration with the Henri Pirenne Institute for Medieval Studies and is held at the Ghent University library special collection (BHSL.HS.0092). 

Read more about the ‘Transformations and Translocations’ research strand here

Programme

Thursday October 24

8:30-9:00 Welcome
9:00-9:15 Elizabeth Tyler & Wim Verbaal, Opening
9:15-9:50 Jeroen Deploige, Historical Introduction
9:50-10:00 Short Break
10:00-10:45

First Session

Hanna Vorholt, Encyclopedic Compilations and Collaborations

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30

Second Session

11:00-11:45 Lauren Stokeld & George Younge, Anselm, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and the Liber Floridus

11:45-12:30 Elizabeth Tyler, Following Clues across Word and Image: Emma and Octavian

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15

Third Session

Jane Gilbert, Rhythm and Knowledge

14:15-14:45

Coffee Break and Transition to the Autograph

New Location: Central Library Room Van de Velde

14:45-16:00

Getting to know the Autograph

16:00-17:00

Keynote

Albert Derolez, The Liber Floridus from 1106 to 1121

17:00-18:30 Reception
19:00 Dinner

Friday October 25

9:00-10:30

Fourth Session

9:00-9:45 Rosa Maria Rodriguez Porto, Tabulae, figurae, immagines
agentes: The past in motion 

9:45-10:30 Dinah Wouters, Contesting the Page: The Representation of Jewish-Christian Debate in the Liber Floridus

10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-12:15

Fifth Session

10:45-11:30 Divna Manolova, Stars on the Page, Diagrams in the Sky or Is the Traditional Boring: Images of the Constellations in Liber Floridus, G. ff. 89r–91v

11:30-12:15 Wim Verbaal, Building Time into Eternity: Tensions between Linear and Circular World Views in the Liber Floridus

12:15-12:45

Sandwich and Transition to the Autograph

New Location: Central Library Room Van de Velde

12:45-14:00

Elizabeth Tyler & Wim Verbaal (leading group discussion)       

Manuscript and Conclusion

16:00

For those who stay and wish:

City Walk

Evening Dinner

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