Information from the organisers, 19 October 2009
The international colloquium will take place from 10 to 12 December 2009 in Nijmegen while the exhibition Catherine’s world. Devotion, demons and daily life in the 15th century will be on show in Museum het Valkhof. The conference is being organized by the Radboud University and Museum het Valkhof.
Programme and registration form are on the university website.
WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER 2009
18.00 – 20.00: Registration at Museum het Valkhof and visit to the exhibition Catherine’s World
20.00: Dinner at Museum het Valkhof
THURSDAY 10 DECEMBER 2009
09.00 – 10.00: Registration and coffee at Museum het Valkhof. Visit to the exhibition ‘Catherine’s World’
SESSION 1 (location: De Lindenberg) – Chairman drs. Ruud Priem
10.15 – 11.00: Dr. Timothy Husband
11.00 – 11.30: Prof.dr. Christian Klamt, A prominent miniature in the Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves: the spending alms.
11.30 – 12.00: Dr. Anne Korteweg, The Van Sevichveld-Sael Hours in the Museum Meermanno and the collaboration between the Master of Catherine of Cleves and Lieven van Lathem.
Lunch at De Lindenberg 12.15 – 14.00
Visit to the exhibition ‘Met Katherina aan tafel’ (Museum het Valkhof)
SESSION 2 (location: De Lindenberg)
14.15 – 14.45: Drs. Svenja Boßmann, Illumination traditions of the Brethren of the Common Life in the times of Catherine of Cleves and beyond. A Conception of Research.
14.45 – 15.15: Dr. Martine Meuwese, Dutch exemplary ladies.
15.15 – 15.45: Drs. Henri Defoer, The influence of early works by Jan van Eyck on Utrecht miniatures.
15.45 – 16.00: Prof.dr. Eberhard König, How should a panel by the Master of Catherine of Cleves look like?.
Coffeebreak 16.00 – 16.30
SESSION 3 (location: De Lindenberg)
16.30 – 17.00: Prof.dr. Jos Koldeweij, A twelve legged crab and other marginal realia.
17.00 – 17.30: Drs. Rob Duckers, In principio erat…? Commissioning and planning the Hours of Catherine of Cleves.
17.30 – 18.00: Dr. Roger Wieck, The influence of the 1966 Braziller facsimile of the Hours of Catherine of Cleves on American appreciation of manuscript illumination.
Reception 18.00 – 19.00
19.00: Conference dinner at De Lindenberg
FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER 2009
08.30 – 09.00: Registration and coffee at Museum het Valkhof
SESSION 4 (location: Museum het Valkhof) – Chairman prof.dr. Volker Manuth
09.00 – 09.45: Prof.dr. Gregory Clark, New Evidence for The Places of Origin and Date of the Montfoort Hours.
09.45 – 10.15: Prof.dr. Claudine Chavannes and Herman Beckmann, Technical Research and Dutch Manuscripts. Micro Raman spectroscopy and the Fragment of the Egmond Breviary in Utrecht.
10.15 – 10.45: Prof.dr. Hugo van der Velden, Jan van Eyck in Holland. Thoughts on the ‘Prayer at the Shore’.
Visit to the exhibition ‘Met Katherina op reis’ 11.00 – 12.00
TRAVEL TO THE RADBOUD UNIVERSITY BY BUS.
PACKED LUNCH WILL BE SERVED IN BUS
PARALLEL SESSION 5a (location: Radboud University, Aula)
13.00 – 14.30: Drs. Hanneke van Asperen, Pilgrimage and parchment. Original and depicted pilgrims’ badges in religious books, c.1450 – c.1530
(doctoral thesis defence in Dutch).
PARALLEL SESSION 5b (location: Radboud University, Thomas v. Aquinostr. 6.00.15)
13.00 – 13.30: Dr. Maarten van Driel, The Duke’s deficits. Finances and financial administration at the end of the reign of Arnold, Duke of Guelders.
13.30 – 14.00: Drs. Guido de Werd, What Catharine saw during her childhood. Art and Culture at the courts of Cleves and Burgundy.
14.00 – 14.30: Drs. Bert Thissen, Writing Catherine’s biography – A metahistory.
Reception Aula 14.30 – 15.45
SESSION 6 (location: Radboud University, Library)
16.00 – 17.30: Visit to the exhibitions in the university library
Dr. Hans Kienhorst, Manuscript fragments from the convent Soeterbeeck.
Drs. Daan van Speybroeck, Modern manuscript fragments of Toon Teeken.
Drinks in foyer: 17.30 – 18.30
18.00 Prof.dr. James H. Marrow
BUS DEPARTING FROM UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
TRAVEL TO THE CITY CENTRE BY BUS.
19.30: Conference dinner at Restaurant de Hemel
SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER 2009
09.00 – 10.00: Registration and coffee at Museum het Valkhof
TRAVEL BY BUS
11.00 – 12.00: Visit to St. Victor’s Cathedral, Xanten
Lunch at Xanten 12.00 – 13.30
14.00 – 14.45: Visit to St. Nicholas church, Kalkar
15.15 – 16.30: Visiting the Schwanenburg and the St. Mary Ascension church in Kleve.
RETURNING TO NIJMEGEN