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ESTS Oxford 2022 Conference

ESTS Oxford 2022 Conference


Histories of the Holograph - From Ancient to Modern Manuscripts and Beyond

A holograph can be defined as a manuscript that is written by the person named as, or presumed to be, its author. Usually, the notion of ‘modern manuscripts’ is used in genetic criticism to distinguish these private documents from earlier (e.g. ancient, medieval) manuscripts, which are often scribal copies, i.e. meant for public dissemination. But even though holographs are rarer in the pre-modern period, they do exist. Similarly, the era of the ‘modern manuscript’ needs to be confronted on the other end of its temporal spectrum with the era of the ‘digital manuscript’ – the born-digital holograph, so to speak.
The 2022 ESTS conference is co-organised by the University of Oxford (Jesus College) and the University of Antwerp (Centre for Manuscript Genetics).

The conference will be preceded by the GENESIS OXFORD 2022 conference , 15-17 March 2022, and a pre-conference colloquium on authors’ libraries, 15 March 2022.

If you would like to attend the Conference Dinner please select the item adding the fee to your basket.

For Speakers registering, please ensure you add the ESTS membership.


Conference Fee Regular - £40

Conference Fee Student (BA, MA, PhD) - £20

ESTS membership fee (Mandatory for ALL Speakers) - £40

Remote Presentation - no charge (ESTS membership fee £40 mandatory)

Optional extra:

Conference Dinner (17 March) - £65


Attendee CategoryCost   
Conference Fee Regular£40.00[Read More]
Conference Fee Student (BA, MA, PhD)£20.00[Read More]
Remote presentation£0.00[Read More]