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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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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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