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Psalm 46: Singing in Hope and Defiance

15 August 2022, 6-7pm BST Lecture by Prof. Henrike Lähnemann for the International Interfaith Reading Group ‘Psalms in Interfaith Contexts’, part of the Oxford Interfaith Forum The lecture will explore Psalm 46 (‘God is our refuge and strength’) through the lens of Martin Luther’s hymn paraphrase ‘Ein feste Burg’, its translations into English by Myles …

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Videocast series ‘Parchment and Paper’

The videocast series Parchment and Paper is dedicated to the treasures of the college library at Queen’s. In episode 3 of series 3, Dr Conor O’Brien (Associate Professor in the Early Mediaeval History of the British Isles and North Atlantic World, and Tutorial Fellow in History at Queen’s: https://www.queens.ox.ac.uk/people/dr-conor-o%E2%80%99brien) joins Matthew Shaw (College Librarian at Queen’s: https://www.queens.ox.ac.uk/people/dr-gabriele-rota) …

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CMTC Festival: Trinity Term 2022

In celebration of the first three years of the Centre for Manuscript and Text Cultures (CMTC) and the launch of the centre’s open-access journal with its inaugural issue, Monumentalization, there will be a CMTC festival in Trinity Term 2022. Public events include the formal launch of the journal Manuscript and Text Cultures (Wednesday 11th May), …

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Around Oxford Libraries Palaeography

Bodleian Centre for the Study of the Book Seminars

Palaeography Seminar: Medieval manuscripts master classes Hilary Term 2022, Mondays, 2:15 pmRegistration required: https://forms.office.com/r/F6NjbWuhpTYOU MUST BE REGISTERED 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SEMINAR TO RECEIVE A LINK TO ATTEND ONLINEIn-person seminars, if offered, will meet in the Lecture Theare, Weston Library. 17 Jan (week 1) No seminar31 Jan. (week 3) Matthew Cheung Salisbury, ‘A late medieval English noted breviary (MS. …

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Digital Scholarly Editing

In collaboration with Digital Scholarship@Oxford (DiSc) and the Digital Hub at Jesus College, the Oxford Centre for Textual Editing and Theory (OCTET) is organising a brief introduction to Digital Scholarly Editing on 2 November 2022 (5pm – 6pm) at Jesus College’s Ship Street Centre (University of Oxford). The speakers are Emma Huber and Joshua Schäuble.  …

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Buying and Reading Anti-Papal Polemic

Some remarks on the reception of the Antithesis figurata vitae Christi et Antichristi and the Passional Christi und Antichristi. Revised version of the address given by Ulrich Bubenheimer during the launch of the new edition An effective method for researching the reception of a 16th-century edition is the so-called Exemplarforschung, i.e. recording as many surviving …

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