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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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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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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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(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 sarah.cusk@lincoln.ox.ax.uk) 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 …

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Hands-On Student Projects

Pergament in der Praxis

Versuche zur mittelalterlichen Herstellungstechnik und Oberflächenbehandlung von Pergament Guest blog post by Anna Vogel, Master Student at the University of Freiburg in the MARS degree. Anna Vogel studiert Mittelalter- und Renaissancestudien an der Universität Freiburg. Ihr Hauptinteressensgebiet sind die handwerklichen Techniken der historischen Buchherstellung. Im August und September 2021 bekam sie die Möglichkeit, gemeinsam mit …

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Digital Humanities

Digital Editions Community of Practice

Taylor Institution Library Room 2Thursdays 1.15–2pm, even weeks, Hilary Term 2022 Each session will include a brief talk, followed by an opportunity for discussion. Hot water, tea, coffee, milk and biscuits will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own lunch (and a mug for the hot drinks!) Week Two (26 January 2022): TEI …

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