Conference programme: Networks of Manuscripts, Networks of Texts

A three-day online conference organized by the Innovating Knowledge Project

21-23 October 2020

Wednesday, 21 October

13.15 – 13.30 Welcome

Network Analysis as a Method for the Study of Manuscripts

13.30 – 14.10 Gustavo Fernández Riva (University of Heidelberg)
Networks of Shared Manuscript Transmission for Medieval European
Vernacular Languages. Evaluating the Data and the Method

14.20 – 15.00 Andreas Kuczera (Akademie für Wissenschaften und Literatur,
Mainz)/Martin Fechner (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
and Humanities)
Aristoteles multimodal – with ediarum to the graph

15.10 – 15.50 Evina Steinová (Huygens ING)
Traveling Annotations: Network Analysis as a Tool to Study Glossing
Networks in Carolingian Europe

16.00 – 17.00 Mix and Match session for speakers

Thursday, 22 October

Networks of People

10.00 – 10.15 Session introduction

10.15 – 10.45 Catherine Emerson (NUI Galway)
Textual and personal networks: The Chronique Abrégée in fifteenth-century

10.55 – 11.25 Katharina Kaska (Austrian State Library)
Scribal and textual networks – collaboration and exchange in manuscripts
and scriptoria

11.35 – 12.05 Katarzyna Anna Kapitan (University of Iceland)
A saga in a network and a network of a saga

Lunch break

Networks of Influence

13.20 – 13.30 Session introduction

13.30 – 14.10 Dominique Stutzman (IRHT Paris)/Louis Chevalier (IRHT Paris)
Books of hours as text compilations in the Low countries

14.20 – 15.00 Shari Boodts (Radboud University Nijmegen)/Iris Denis (Radboud
University Nijmegen)
A sermon by any other name? The pseudo-Augustinian S. App. 121 and its
medieval textual network

15.10 – 15.50 Richard Matthew Pollard (University of Montreal)
What do the Church Fathers, Scientific Fathers, and Military Fathers have
in common?

16.00 – 16.30 Round Table for conference participants

17.00 – 18.30 Matteo Valleriani (Max Planck Institute for the History of
Science/Technische Universität Berlin/Tel Aviv University)
Early Modern University Textbooks: How to Gain Hegemony

Friday, 23 October

Networks of Reuse and Repurposing

10.00 – 10.15 Session introduction

10.15 – 10.45 Ina Serif (University of Basel)
From Networks of Texts to Networks of Genres? On the Classification of
Texts in Compilations with a View towards Manuscript Transmission

10.55 – 11.25 Sara Steffen (University of Basel)
Audible Networks: Connecting Texts through Music in 16th-Century Swiss
Printed Ballads

11.35 – 12.05 Jialong Liu (Leiden University)
Text Reuse in the Medieval Chinese Public Inscriptions (618-907)

Lunch break

Networks of Knowledge Transfer

13.20 – 13.30 Session introduction

13.30 – 14.10 Immo Warntjes (Trinity College Dublin)
Computistical objects and intellectual networks in the Carolingian age

14.20 – 15.00 Agata Paluch (Freie Universität Berlin)
Patterns of Knowledge Circulation in Early Modern East-Central Europe:
Tracing Jewish Kabbalistic Textual Units in Multiple-Text Manuscripts

15.10 – 15.50 Elizabeth Archibald (Pittsburgh University)
Medieval Library Catalogues and Intellectual Networks

16.00 – 16.30 Round Table for conference participants

17.00 – 17.30 Conference wrap-up

You can download the full programme as a PDF here.

For more information, contact Evina Steinova (

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