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A Colloquium in Honour of Caroline Palmer - July 7, 2017
Handwriting provides window into health, new documentary reveals
‘Tremulous Hands’ explores how Dr Deborah Thorpe helped identify the type of tremor a prolific 13th century scribe lived with after carrying out forensic analysis of his distinctive handwriting.
5.30PM, King's Manor K/133
Dr Emma Hornby (University of Bristol)
9.00AM, King's Manor KG/33
keynote address by Professor Tim Ayers
5.30PM, K/159, King's Manor, University of York