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Provenance Unknown: HT24 Lecture
27 February 2024
Provenance Unknown: HT24 Lecture

Provenance Unknown – a lecture series hosted by the Centre for Manuscript and Text Cultures, The Queen’s College, Oxford The ethics of publishing unprovenanced manuscripts is a hotly contested…

Crafting Documents Project Launch
17 January 2024
Crafting Documents Project Launch

The Centre will host the Crafting Documents Project Launch event on the 2nd of February at 3pm in the Memorial Room of The Queen’s College. The speakers will be…

Conference ‘Articulation of Silence from a Gendered Perspective’
20 September 2023
Conference ‘Articulation of Silence from a Gendered Perspective’

The Centre will host the international conference ‘Articulation of Silence from a Gendered Perspective’ on the 26th, 27th, and 28th of September. The main objective of this conference is…

MTC invites submission of articles
06 July 2023
MTC invites submission of articles

Due to the high volume of readers of our first two issues, we gladly announce that the Journal for Manuscript and Text Cultures (MTC) is now moving from one to two…

Provenance Unknown: A New CMTC Lecture Series
15 May 2023
Provenance Unknown: A New CMTC Lecture Series

The CMTC is proud to announce a new lecture series: ‘Provenance: Unknown’. The new lecture series on unprovenanced manuscripts/inscriptions seeks to gather a wide range of voices from academics…

New publication: Manuscript and Text Cultures, vol. 2
12 April 2023
New publication: Manuscript and Text Cultures, vol. 2

The Centre is pleased to announce the release of the second volume of the journal Manuscript and Text Cultures (‘Navigating the Text: Textual Articulation and Division in Pre-modern Cultures’)….

Manuscript and Text Cultures available in University of Oxford Online Store
20 January 2023
Manuscript and Text Cultures available in University of Oxford Online Store

Manuscript and Text Cultures (MTC), the Journal of the Centre for Manuscript and Text Cultures (CMTC) at The Queen’s College in the University of Oxford, is now available for purchase in…

Major gift from the JJC Foundation to CMTC
30 November 2022
Major gift from the JJC Foundation to CMTC

We are excited to announce the donation of a major gift from the JJC Foundation to CMTC. On 29 November, Jennifer Clay, President of the JJC Foundation, and Dirk…

CMTC festival: 11-12 May
09 May 2022
CMTC festival: 11-12 May

To celebrate the launch of our journal, Manuscript and Text Cultures, CMTC are number of activities, including an exhibition of manuscripts held in the College library (image from the…