Tuesday, July 7, 2015

AMARC Autumn Meeting: The Book of Kells: Rethinking and Researching a Great National Treasure

The Book of Kells: Rethinking and Researching a Great National Treasure 
10 – 11 September 2015 
Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections (AMARC) Autumn Meeting 
Trinity College Dublin. 
AMARC website: http://www.amarc.org.uk/

This meeting will focus on the Book of Kells, the world's most famous medieval manuscript, with presentations on recent research trends and techniques, and on the challenges faced in displaying great manuscript treasures.

Sessions will run from 10:30-17:00 on Thursday 10th and from 09:30-16:00 on Friday 11th. 

On Thursday evening there will be aspecial after-hours visit to the National Museum of Ireland and a reception at Trinity College Dublin Library including a private visit to the Book of Kells. The detailed programme will be published shortly.

The cost of the meeting is £50 (GBP) for members and students and £60 (GBP) for non-members which includes Thursday lunch, teas and coffees, and the reception. To book, please complete the online form athttp://tinyurl.com/AMARCDublin

Accommodation has been reserved at TCD for participants. Two grades of single rooms are available at 52 or 70 euros per night. 

To book a room, please go to
and enter the dates you wish to book along with the promotional code ‘AMARC2015’ when prompted. Please note that the first night’s accommodation is payable immediately; additional nights can be booked and are payable on arrival. 

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