Call for papers: International seminar on the Care and Conservation of Manuscripts

This seminar, arranged by the Arnamagnæan Institute of The Department of Scandinavian Research and the Royal Library, will take place from the 13th to the 15th of April 2011 at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Humanities and the Royal Library.

The practical arrangements are in the hands of M. J. Driscoll and Ragnheiður Mósesdóttir of the Arnamagnæan Institute and Ivan Boserup and Marie Vest of the Royal Library.

Papers are invited on various subjects related to the care and conservation of manuscripts in the widest sense.

Please send us a preliminary title and short abstract as soon as possible and at the latest by the 1st of September 2010.

The principal language of the conference is English but papers in German will also be welcome. We hope that you will support our efforts by spreading information about the seminar to your colleagues and students.

At this moment we cannot promise any financial support to our speakers, but we will apply for funds as usual and hope to be able to pay travel and hotel costs for those who do not have any other support. The final decision about the programme will be made by the 1st of October 2010.

For further information please visit our website at

Proposals for papers should be sent to: The Arnamagnæan Institute, Njalsgade 136, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, fax (+45) 35 32 84 68, or by email to, by the 1st of September 2010.

Posted by: Roberto Rosselli Del Turco (rosselli at ling dot unipi dot it)

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