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Series associated with Bodleian Library

'Must it be a Man?' Women's contribution to the University of Oxford
Persian arts of the book conference 13-14 July 2021
Sheldon Tapestry Maps
Textiles in Libraries: Context & Conservation series
The Oxford Seminars in Cartography: Women and Maps
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Talk 2: Beyond the velvet cover: textiles and craft in Byzantine bookbinding Georgios Boudalis explores the subject of textiles and craft in Byzantine bookbinding, sharing techniques little known not only in the context of Byzantine bookbinding but also more generally in the context of Byzantine material culture. Georgios Boudalis, Alice Evans 06 Dec 2021
2 Talk 1: Textiles in Libraries: glimpses from the Bodleian The first talk in the Textiles in Libraries: Context and Conservation series brings together three colleagues from across the Bodleian Library to explore the wide variety and sometimes surprising uses of textiles found in our collections. Jo Maddocks, Andrew Honey, Martin Kauffmann, Alice Evans 11 Nov 2021
3 Folktales' for an Elite Audience Discussing the text and images of MS. Ouseley Add. 1 Nasrin Askari 29 Jul 2021
4 Making Manuscripts for a Prince of the Black Sheep Overview of Bahari Fellowship examining the codicology and context of the Bodleian Library’s collection of manuscripts made for the 15th century Turkman patron Prince Pir Budaq Anita Chowdry 29 Jul 2021
5 Books, Bags and Boxes Islamic manuscripts were often kept in protective bags and other enclosures, which are an integrated, though understudied part of their physical and historic appearance. Karin Scheper 29 Jul 2021
6 Poetry (and Prose) in Motion: Illuminated Manuscripts from Late Fourteenth-Century Shiraz A short talk about illuminated manuscripts produced in late fourteenth-century Shiraz, including several in the Bodleian Collections and elsewhere Cailah Jackson 29 Jul 2021
7 The Future of the Past: poetry, portraiture, and the reception of antiquity in a Timurid Shahnama This talk focuses on fifteenth-century paintings and poetry inserted into the Shahnama of Ibrahim Sultan (Bodleian Library MS. Ouseley Add. 176) in order to explore the correlation between portraiture and historical self-awareness Peyvand Firouzeh 29 Jul 2021
8 Studying the Pādshāhnāmas (Books of the Emperor) Manuscripts in the Special Collection of the Bodleian Library The talk presents overviews of the three Persian Manuscripts of the Padshahnama MS Elliot 368, MS Caps ORD 1-3 & MS Fraser 138, preserved in the Special Collections of the Bodleian Library ,Oxford Gulfishan Khan 29 Jul 2021
9 The Bodleian’s Akhbār-i Barmakiyān: Tales on Super Heroes from Afghanistan and Iraq A short talk given at the Persian Art of the Book conference Arezou Azad 29 Jul 2021
10 Illustrated Manuscript of Persian Translation of One Thousand and One Nights A discussion of the Persian translations of the Thousand and One Nights in the World, focusing on the illustrated version kept in the Golestān Palace (Tehran) and the image-less version kept in the Bodleian Library (Oxford). Ali Boozari 29 Jul 2021
11 Lost and found in the map library: changes in early map librarianship Georgia Brown, UW-Milwaukee Libraries, WI, USA, gives the third talk in session 3B of the seminar. Georgia Brown 12 May 2021
12 Beyond “clerical cartography”: gender and the production of Sanborn fire insurance maps in the 1920s Jack Swab, University of Kentucky, USA, gives the second talk in session 3B in the seminar. Jack Swab 12 May 2021
13 Where are all the women? The case of the Halls Debbie Hall, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, gives the first talk in session 3B in the seminar. Debbie Hall 12 May 2021
14 The political cartographies of Marthe Rajchman Mike Heffernan and Benjamin Thorpe, University of Nottingham, give the first talk of session 3A in the seminar. Mike Heffernan, Benjamin Thorpe 12 May 2021
15 From body as territory to feminicides mapping: discourses and mapping languages by Latin American feminist cartographies Manuela Silveira, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, gives the third talk in the second session of the seminar. Manuela Silveira 12 May 2021
16 Mapping toward equitable solutions in public transit planning Suzie Birdsell, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting, Boston, USA, gives the second presentation, in the second session of the seminar. Suzie Birdsell 12 May 2021
17 ‘Octavia always enjoyed a map’: Octavia Hill, maps, and Victorian social reform Elizabeth Baigent, University of Oxford, gives the first talk in the second session of the seminar. Elizabeth Baigent 12 May 2021
18 Women and children first: gender, flood and victimhood in Dutch eighteenth-century maps of dike-breaks Anne-Rieke van Schaik, University of Amsterdam, gives the third in the first session of the seminar. Anne-Rieke van Schaik 12 May 2021
19 The rise, persistence and surprising end of female personifications of the continents on maps Chet Van Duzer, University of Rochester, NY, USA, gives the second presentation in the first session of the seminar. Chet Van Duzer 12 May 2021
20 Where are the women on sixteenth-century French World maps? Camille Serchuk, Southern Connecticut State University, USA, gives the first talk in the first session of the seminar. Camille Serchuk 12 May 2021
21 Welcome and Introduction Catríona Cannon, Deputy Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, introduces the seminar. Catriona Cannon 12 May 2021
22 Learning since our mothers day Oxford's registrar gives a personal account of her mother's journey through education and early career, and the expectations for women at the time, and how that has shaped her own career. Gill Aitken 02 Mar 2021
23 The architecture of women’s higher education in England, 1869–1914 How University architecture reflects the presence of women and their perceived needs, and the generosity of female benefactors Geoffrey Tyack 02 Mar 2021
24 Diversifying portraiture: women’s place in a project to change the representation of Oxford success Alice Prochaska discusses the Diversifying Portraiture project designed by the Equality and Diversity Unit at Oxford University Alice Prochaska 02 Mar 2021
25 A subject ‘for Honours men’: women in the early School of Geography A look at early women geography students at Oxford Elizabeth Baigent 02 Mar 2021
26 Women of the Bodleian: personal stories behind progressive steps A look at the early women librarians of the Bodleian Library Anne Lawrence 02 Mar 2021
27 The domestic work of women at Oxford colleges A look at the history of the women service sector workers at Oxford Colleges and upon whom the comfortable academic life depended Kathryne Crossley 02 Mar 2021
28 Women college principals and their views on degrees, 1879–1920 Anne Keene explores the views of the 10 women principals of the 5 women's colleges estabished between 1879-1920 Anne Keen 02 Mar 2021
29 The most woman-studentish? Somerville College and student life A look at early women students at Somerville College Oxford Mo Moulton 02 Mar 2021
30 'The Lady Collationers': women and the study of medieval manuscripts in the Bodleian Libraries A look at the careers of the Parker sisters known as the Lady Collationers Hope Williard 02 Mar 2021
31 All but absent from history? Women in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Womens roles in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Jane Garnett 02 Mar 2021
32 ‘Must it be a man?’: the women who helped to make the Oxford English Dictionary Peter Gilliver discusses the contribution women made to the Oxford English Dictionary Peter Gilliver 02 Mar 2021
33 Women workers at OUP A look back at women who worked at the Oxford University Press. Delivered by Peter Gilliver on behalf of Martin Maw Martin Maw, Peter Gilliver 02 Mar 2021
34 Women in the Oxford English Dictionary A fascinating insight into the role of women in the Oxford English Dictionary Charlotte Brewer 02 Mar 2021
35 Introduction Richard Ovenden, head of the Bodleian Library, gives a short introduction to the event Richard Ovenden 02 Mar 2021
36 Creative Commons Fitting it in, filling it out: from Christopher Saxton's survey to Ralph Sheldon's tapestry maps This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Hilary Turner 02 Dec 2019
37 Creative Commons The Catholic Gentry in Ralph Sheldon’s Midlands This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Katie McKeogh 02 Dec 2019
38 Creative Commons Power, Propaganda, Magnificence: the cartographic background to the Sheldon tapestry maps This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Peter Barber 02 Dec 2019
39 One stitch at the time: Returning the Sheldon Tapestry Maps to life This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Nick Millea, Virginia llado-Buisan 02 Dec 2019