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Launch of the Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen

When: Friday 28 October, 5-6:30pm Where: Taylor Institution Library, Room 2, St Giles, OX1 3NA, Oxford What: Launch of the updated and expanded edition of the Taylorian copy of Martin Luther’s seminal ‘Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen und Fürbitte der Heiligen’ (Open Letter on Translating and the Intercession of Saints) with a presentation on Luther’s translation principles …

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Treasures of the Taylorian

A tour by Emma Huber and Henrike Lähnemann for Meeting Minds More information: http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylorian and https://historyofthebook.mml.ox.ac.uk/ Watch the 2021 online version of the tour on youtube: The library has 55 incunables 1,359 titles from the 16th century 3,447 from the 17th century, 10,442 from the 18th century and c. 41,800 from the 19th century. Notable …

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History of the Book: some introductory reading

Preparatory reading matter for the Method Option ‘Palaeography, History of the Book, Digital Humanities’ focussing on general introductions to book history which are easily available via SOLO. Updated version of a commented list compiled by Nigel F. Palmer; in chronological order of first publication. For Oxford students: This is available as a hyperlinked list on …

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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 meeting started after the introduction by the Rabbi Benjamin Spratt, Senior Rabbi of Rodeph Sholom, NY, USA, with a reading of the Hebrew text (text in the Biblia Hebraica …

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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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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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