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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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(29th September) OBS Centenary Colloquium and Dinner

When? – Thursday, 29th September – Opens 9:15 AMWhere? – University College and New College, OxfordTickets: https://fixr.co/event/obs-centenary-colloquium-dinner-tickets-949102052 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 …

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Between old walls and manuscripts

My time as an Erasmus+ intern at the University of Oxford Isabel Sophie Reichenbach How does a history student from Mannheim end up behind a camera in the churchyard of an Oxford College? Filming the Medieval Mystery Cycle was just one of the weird and wonderful experiences as an Erasmus+ intern with Prof. Henrike Lähnemann …

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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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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 …

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