Around Oxford

(29th September) OBS Centenary Colloquium and Dinner

When? – Thursday, 29th September – Opens 9:15 AMWhere? – University College and New College, OxfordTickets: Please join us for a colloquium and dinner to celebrate the centenary of the Oxford Bibliographical Society! The colloquium will be held at University College, Oxford. The programme, which we will circulate shortly, will feature both established and …

Continue Reading

Conference: The Book at the Bodleian

For twenty years, the Lyell benefaction has offered a career development fellowship that has enabled scholars to study subjects that have included the History of the Book, bibliography and palaeography. Now, these nine Lyell Fellows come together for the first time to reflect on developments in their respective fields and present their current research. Register now for what promises to be a lively, engaging …

Continue Reading
Posts Uncategorized

(24 Feb, 12:30) Loose Threads. An interdisciplinary

When? – Thursday 24 February 2022 at 12:30 p.m.Online via ZOOM(for the link please contact An introduction to the Bodleian Conservation team’s work on textiles in libraries, an area that merges the artificially separate disciplines of textile, book and object conservation, drawing on the expertise of textile historians, craftspeople, embroiders and artists to create …

Continue Reading