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Élodie Lévêque

Associate professor in Book and Paper Conservation
Sorbonne University


Paris, France


Élodie Lévêque is an associate professor in Book and Paper Conservation at the Sorbonne University, a member of the Beast to Craft ERC project and of the Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes (IRHT/CNRS) . She previously worked as a Senior Conservator at the National Library of Ireland, Trinity College Dublin and the Montpellier University Library. She graduated with a Master's in Book Conservation from the Sorbonne in 2010 and completed a PhD in Medieval Studies in 2020 (Paris University), researching medieval bindings from the Cistercian abbey of Clairvaux. Her research focuses on Medieval parchment and leather that were used to manufacture manuscripts.

Hiding in plain sight: The biomolecular identification of seal use in Romanesque medieval manuscripts.

Exploring the origin and provenance of medieval manuscripts from the collection of Clairvaux abbey using a biocodicological approach

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