Programme

10.00-10.30 Registration

10.30-10.45 Filippo de Vivo and Marta Ajmar: Introduction


10.45 – 12.15
First Session
Supports: Papyrus, Parchment, and Paper

Chair: Ian Samson (University of Warwick)
Danae Bafa
(UCL):
From Boats to Book-rolls: Unfolding the Materiality of Papyrus in Graeco-Roman Egypt | Abstract
Jessica Berenbeim (Magdalene College, University of Oxford):
What Parchment is, and What it Means | Abstract
Maria Alessandra Chessa (V&A Museum):
From the Nature of Paper to Meaning and Function | Abstract

Discussion

12.15-13.30 Break


13.30 – 14.30
Second Session:
Binding Books and Documents

Chair: Nicholas Pickwoad (Ligatus, UAL)
Anna Gialdini
(Ligatus, UAL) and Alessandro Silvestri (Birkbeck):
Binding and Rebinding Records in Late Medieval Sicily. A Material Approach to Administrative History | Abstract
Carlo Federici (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice):
Bindings, Parchments and Papers. My Pathway to the Archaeology of the Book | Abstract

Discussion

14.30-15.00 Coffee Break


15.00 – 16.10
Third Session:
Forgery in Books and Documents

Chair: Filippo De Vivo (Birkbeck)
Emily Taylor 
(British Museum):
Book Forgeries: A Composite Fake and Egyptological Conundrum from the British Museum’s Collection | Abstract
Alfred Hiatt (Queen Mary University of London):
Forgery of Documents in the Late Middle Ages | Abstract

Discussion


16.10-16.30 Ian Sansom, University of Warwick: Closing remarks: The Paper Museum

17.00 Wine Reception

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