International summer school in manuscript studies

This is an eight-day intensive course in early Scandinavian manuscript studies.

Topics covered include:

  • palaeography
  • dicology
  • the description and transcription of primary sources
  • basic editorial technique
  • the theory and practice of textual criticism.

The principal innovation in the area of editorial theory in recent years, new or material philology, are also discussed, as are the possibilities offered by digital media.

Facts about the project
Project leader

Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir, University of Iceland, Iceland