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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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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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