Sunday, 9 October 2016

Manchester Dress and Textile Discussion Group Programme 2016-17

All meetings are 5-6pm, and are held in Seminar Room 1, The Graduate Suite, Ellen Wilkinson Building, unless otherwise stated.

Friday 18th Nov 2016: Charles Farris (Westminster): The Administration of Cloth and Clothing in the Great Wardrobe of Edward I

Thursday 23rd Feb 2017: Julie Wertz (Glasgow): The art and science of Turkey red dyeing in 19th-century Scotland

Thursday 30th Mar 2017: Maureen Carroll (Sheffield): Cultural and Ethnic Identities in Dress Behaviour in Roman Germany

Thursday 20th Apr 2017: Elizabeth Coatsworth (MMU): Clothing the Past: Circumstances in which Medieval Garments Survive
For more information, please contact Alexandra Lester-Makin or Ursula Rothe

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Upcoming Event: Kathryn M Rudy Lecture on 20 October

The Hague, KB, Ms 75 G 2, fol. 64v-65r: a very dirty manuscript

The Dirt and the Book: How Signs of Wear Reveal Handling of Prayer Books in the Middle Ages

with hands-on element

A lecture for Manchester Medieval Society by Dr Kathryn M. Rudy (Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of St Andrews)

Date: 20 October 2016
Time: 6 p.m.
Venue: John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester
Attendance: Members - free; Non-members - £5 (waged)/£2 (unwaged)