E A Lowe Lectures in Palaeography 2023 - Manuscripts of Character: Authority in Byzantium and Beyond
“Authority” – relates expressions of authorial ethos to matters of mise-en-page, with particular attention to marginal spaces.

Professor Niels Gaul will deliver the E A Lowe Lectures at 5pm on the following days in the MBI Al Jaber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College. Niels Gaul is A G Leventis Professor of Byzantine Studies and Director of the Centre for Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies at the University of Edinburgh; from 2005 to 2007 he held the inaugural Dilts-Lyell Research Fellowship in Greek Palaeography at Lincoln College and in the Faculty of Classics. His research interests include the socio-historical dynamics of schools, learning, and the classical tradition in Byzantium; since 2017 he has been co-directing an ERC-funded comparative project on classicising learning in the Byzantine and middle-period Chinese imperial systems.
Date: 7 March 2023, 17:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2023)
Venue: Corpus Christi College, Merton Street OX1 4JF
Venue Details: MBI Al Jaber Auditorium
Speaker: Professor Niels Gaul
Organising department: Faculty of English Language and Literature
Booking required?: Not required
Booking url: https://historyofthebook.mml.ox.ac.uk/e-a-lowe-lectures-in-palaeography-2023
Audience: Members of the University only
Editors: Katy Terry, Hope Lukonyomoi-Otunnu