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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) in a conversation about food and dining in mediaeval and early modern Britain.

This episode focuses on manuscript and early printed material from an exhibition that took place in the college library in Hilary Term 2022 as part of the “Dining Right” programme.  “Parchment and Paper” was created by Matthew Shaw and Gabriele Rota (Junior Research Fellow in Classics at Queen’s) on behalf of, respectively, the college library and the Centre for Manuscript and Text Cultures.

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