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The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford form the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. They include the principal University library-the Bodleian Library-which has been a library of legal deposit for 400 years; major research libraries; and libraries attached to faculties, departments and other institutions of the University. The combined library collections number more than 11 million printed items, in addition to 30,000 e-journals and vast quantities of materials in other formats. The Old Bodleian is also a major visitor attraction, drawing over 300,000 visitors a year. More information about the Bodleian Libraries and their activities can be found at http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/

Series associated with Bodleian Libraries

'Must it be a Man?' Women's contribution to the University of Oxford
Centenary celebration of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford
Centre for the Study of the Book
Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures
Designing English: Graphics on the medieval page
History of the Book 2017-2019
Let Us Now Praise Famous Women - Discovering the work of Female Photographers
Literatures of Multilingual Europe
Lyell Lectures
Medieval German Studies
Oxford Union Library Audio Tour
Oxford Women in Computing: An Oral History
Recollecting Oxford Medicine: Oral Histories
Recording the Reformation
Reformation 2017
Researchers at work in Bodleian archives and historic collections
Sheldon Tapestry Maps
Shelley's Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oral Histories
Staging History, 1780 to 1840
The Bodleian Libraries (BODcasts)
The Oxford Seminars in Cartography: Women and Maps
The Paratexts Podcast
The UN at 70: witness seminar
Valentine's Day at Oxford
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Meet the Manuscripts: hidden treasures of medieval illumination Matthew Holford, Tolkien Curator of Medieval Manuscripts, and Martin Kauffmann, Head of Early and Rare Collections, in conversation about the artists, patrons and significance of three extraordinary manuscripts. Martin Kauffmann, Matthew Holford 28 May 2021
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 ‘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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 Welcome and Introduction Catríona Cannon, Deputy Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, introduces the seminar. Catriona Cannon 12 May 2021
13 Singing Together; Apart: Gregorian Chant Workshop for Candlemas Building on the repertoire from our previous workshop, we will add further pieces for Candlemas where everybody is invited to join in by singing the communal response Henrike Lähnemann, Nick Swarbrick, Andrew Dunning 29 Mar 2021
14 Meet the Manuscripts: judging a book by its cover The covers can tell us as much about a book as its contents. This workshop explores the secrets which bookbindings reveal about the uses and histories of medieval manuscripts. Matthew Holford, Andrew Honey 29 Mar 2021
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 The most woman-studentish? Somerville College and student life A look at early women students at Somerville College Oxford Mo Moulton 02 Mar 2021
23 '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
24 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
25 ‘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
26 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
27 Women in the Oxford English Dictionary A fascinating insight into the role of women in the Oxford English Dictionary Charlotte Brewer 02 Mar 2021
28 Introduction Richard Ovenden, head of the Bodleian Library, gives a short introduction to the event Richard Ovenden 02 Mar 2021
29 Singing Together; Apart: Gregorian Chant Workshop – Song of Simeon In this online choir workshop you will learn to sing along with a simple voice part from the Candlemas Nunc Dimittis and see the 15th-century manuscript from the Cistercian nunnery of Medingen where the music is preserved in the Bodleian Libraries Henrike Lähnemann, Nick Swarbrick, Andrew Dunning, Alexandra Burgar 15 Dec 2020
30 Reynard the Fox In this BodCast from the Friends of the Bodleian, Professor Dame Marina Warner interviews Anne Louise Avery, writer and art historian, on the subject of Avery's recent book, Reynard the Fox https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/reynard-the-fox Dame Marina Warner, Anne Louise Avery 09 Dec 2020
31 Panel Discussion 4: Working to Establish Tomorrow's Names Taous Dahmani chairs a discussion with Fiona Rogers, Max Houghton and Anna Fox Taous Dahmani, Fiona Rogers, Max Houghton, Anna Fox 17 Nov 2020
32 Panel Discussion 3: Feminist Multi-taskers: Being a Photographer, a Writer and a Curator Taous Dahmini chairs a discussion with Patrizia Di Bello and Deborah Cherry Taous Dahmani, Patrizia Di Bello, Deborah Cherry 17 Nov 2020
33 Panel Discussion 2: Unveiling the Archive, Revealing Photographers Taous Dahmini chairs a discussion with Erika Lederman and Jessica Sutcliffe Taous Dahmani, Jessica Sutcliffe, Erika Lederman 17 Nov 2020
34 Panel Discussion 1: Historiography's Origin Stories Taous Dahmani chairs a discussion with Val Williams Taous Dahmani, Val Willams 17 Nov 2020
35 Fast Forward: Women in Photography Anna Fox gives an overview of Fast Forward - a research project designed to promote and engage with women in photography across the globe. Anna Fox 13 Nov 2020
36 Maud Sulter: Discourse and Debate Deborah Cherry discusses the work of Maud Sulter as a writer, curator and photographer Deborah Cherry 13 Nov 2020
37 Write or be Written Off: the work of Jo Spence (1934-1992) as photography 'theory' Patrizia Di Bello discusses the work of Jo Spence as a writer, organiser and photographer Patrizia Di Bello 13 Nov 2020
38 The Isabel Project: Uncomvering 19th Century Institutional Photographers, One Woman at a Time Erika Lederman talks about her practice and the work of the V & A museum's first in house photographer, Isabel Cowper. Erika Lederman 13 Nov 2020
39 Interview with John Ledingham, professor of clinical medicine and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Peggy Frith interviews John Ledingham, focusing on five themes: the growth and then success of the Oxford Medical School, Ledingham's two appointments as Director of Clinical Studies, women in medicine, and reflections on what makes a good doctor. Peggy Frith, John Ledingham, Rosie Fitzherbert Jones 05 Nov 2020
40 The Helen Muspratt Archive Jessica Sutcliffe, the daughter of photographer, Helen Muspratt, give a short talk on her mother's life and career. Jessica Sutcliffe 26 Oct 2020
41 Creating History and Building Legacy (Illuminations, The Other Observers, Warworks, Signals Festival) Val Williams gives a short talk on what it is like for early women photographers in a very male dominated industry Val Williams 26 Oct 2020
42 The Golden Age of French Writing Masters? Professor Marc Smith, Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris delivers the 4th lecture in this years Lyell Lecture series Marc Smith 09 Oct 2020
43 Renaissance Calligraphy from Pen to Press and Back Professor Marc Smith, Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris delivers the 3rd lecture in this years Lyell Lecture series Marc Smith 06 Oct 2020
44 Bibliography and the Life Cycles of Writing Books The 2nd lecture in the 2020 series delivered by Professor Marc Smith, Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris Marc Smith 01 Oct 2020
45 Writing Models and the Formation of National Scripts The first lecture in the Lyell Lecture 2020 series delivered by Professor Marc Smith - Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2020 Marc Smith, Richard Ovenden 29 Sep 2020
46 Interview with Susan Burge (part 4), consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Final part of the interview with Susan Burge, where she discusses teaching dermatology nationally, women and working part time in medicine, and reflects on her medical career. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
47 Interview with Susan Burge (part 3), consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Continuing from episode 15, Burge talks about dermatology treatment in Oxford and her time as Director of Clinical Studies, 1999-2002. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
48 Interview with Susan Burge (part 2), consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Continuing from episode 14, Burge discusses her time as a consultant at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, and lupus research. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
49 Interview with Susan Burge, consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Susan Burge. Burge recounts her journey into Dermatology, the transformation of Oxford dermatology and her pre-clinical and clinical years. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
50 Interview with Joan Trowell, consultant physycian and former Deputy Director of Clinical studies, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Joan Trowell. Topics include comparisons between her time at the Royal Free, Hammersmith and Oxford, liver research, her roles at the General Medical Council and the work of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund. Joan Trowell, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
51 Interview with Chris Winearls (part 2), consultant nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford Continuing from episode 11, Winearls talks about advice given to final year medical students. Chris Winearls, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
52 Interview with Chris Winearls, consultant nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Chris Winearls. Winearls recounts coming to England from South Africa, his DPhil in transplantation, working at the Oxford Kidney Unit and discusses the importance of pathology to renal work. Chris Winearls, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
53 Interview with Michael Tunbridge, former Director of Postgraduate Medical Education and Training, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Michael Tunbridge. Tunbridge recounts his medical career and compares Northampton, Reading, London and Newcastle with Oxford as locations for clinical training, as well as reflecting on changes in medical education as a whole. Michael Tunbridge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
54 Interview with Keith Hawton, consultant psychiatrist and professor of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Keith Hawton. Hawton recalls his journey into medicine through experimental psychology, the psychiatric training scheme, his MD topic on self harm and suicide research at the Barnes unit and the clinical tutoring of Psychiatry. Keith Hawton, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
55 Interview with Chris Adams (part 3) senior neurosurgeon Carrying on from episode 7, Adams recalls the building of the new John Radcliffe, work on clotting and sub-retinal haemorrhages, work on the spine and his OxDONS Syndrome: the inevitable disease of the NHS reforms paper. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
56 Interview with Chris Adams (part 2) senior neurosurgeon Carrying on from episode 6, Chris Adams recalls time as a senior house officer. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
57 Interview with Chris Adams, senior neurosurgeon Derek Hockaday interviews Chris Adams, who recalls how and why he came to Oxford and the Radcliffe Infirmary. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
58 Interview with Hywel Jones (part 2), consultant geriatrician Carrying on from episode 4, Jones discusses the progress of clinical medicine in the last thirty years Hywel Jones, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
59 Interview with Hywel Jones, consultant geriatrician Derek Hockaday interviews Hywel Jones. Jones discusses multidisciplinary teams in managing care, cottage hospitals, consultancy in Oxford and the development of the level 4 ward at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Hywel Jones, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
60 Interview with Richard Boyd, Emeritus Professor, lecturer in Medicine and fellow of Brasenose College, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Richard Boyd. Boyd discusses the Oxford Medical School, medical education in general, comparisons of Dundee Medical School and University College Hospital with Oxford and changes to the pre-clinical courses in Oxford. Richard Boyd, Derek Hockaday 15 Sep 2020
61 Interview with George Alberti, research endocrinologist and former President of the Royal College of Physicians Derek Hockaday interviews George Alberti. Alberti talks about the Coolidge scholarship and time in the United States, his DPhil project at Hans Krebs' lab relating to amino acid metabolism in mitochondria, his diabetes research and clinical biochemistry. George Alberti, Derek Hockaday 15 Sep 2020
62 Interview with John Spalding, former consultant and research neurologist for Oxford United Hospitals John Oxbury interviews John Spalding. Spalding recounts being a house surgeon for Hugh Cairns at the Radcliffe Infirmary during the second world war, the East Radcliffe ventilator and time in Morocco to advise on a paralysis epidemic with Honor Smith. John Spalding, John Oxbury 15 Sep 2020
63 Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries Join Rebecca Abrams in conversation with Samuel Fanous to discuss her riveting and beautiful new book, edited with César Merchan-Hamann, Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries. You can purchase the book https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/jewish-treasures Rebecca Abrams, Samuel Fanous 08 Jun 2020
64 Looking forward to the next 100 years of the Osma Studentship Dr Mariam Rosser-Owen, Osma Student ‘99–00, head curator of the Arab World collections at the V&A, traces with a specialist eye the collection at the Instituto and her research there, followed by an expert roundtable on the future of the Studentship. Mariam Rosser-Owen, Carole Souter, Miriam Ali de Unzaga, Xenia Elsaesser 02 Jun 2020
65 Osma Students from the past: The stories of British novelist Inez Pearn, first woman to hold the studentship ‘35–36, and Dr Alan Forey, Osma Student ‘56–57 and '57–58 Simon Deefholts and Louisa Long, grand-daughter of Inez Pearn, talk about her time in Madrid before the Civil War as a source of inspiration for her novels. Dr Alan Forey, reader emeritus at the University of Durham, recalls his studentship in the 1950s. Simon Deefholts, Alan Forey, Louisa Long 02 Jun 2020
66 Stories of past de Osma Students and a journey through the Bodleian Archives exploring the history of the studentship Osma Student ‘93–94 Dr Bruce Taylor speaks on his experiences in Madrid and predecessors who have passed, and centenary-organiser Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos shares her archival research on the history of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford. Bruce Taylor, Marina Perez de Arcos 02 Jun 2020
67 An archival apprenticeship experience and a biographical profile of Guillermo de Osma Introduced by Bodley’s Librarian Richard Ovenden, Prof Duncan Wheeler speaks on his experience as a studentship holder in 2009, and art historian Guillermo de Osma shares a biographical profile of his great-granduncle. Richard Ovenden, Duncan Wheeler, Guillermo de Osma 02 Jun 2020
68 Creative Commons Trinity: A Real Life Spy Story Frank Close tells the story of Klaus Fuchs and the Bodleian Library. Trinity was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Frank Close 29 Apr 2020
69 Pieces of Gold: Piecing together a mutilated Timurid masterpiece Shiva Mihan, Harvard Art Museums and Bahari Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries, gives a talk on her work in Persian arts. Shiva Mihan 24 Apr 2020
70 Creative Commons Accumulating narrative: Meaning and mutation in letterpress printing David Armes (Red Plate Press), the Bodleian’s Printer in Residence 2019-20, describes artists and ideas that influence his work, asking how meaning can mutate through the process of production. David Armes 23 Apr 2020
71 Islamic manuscripts and bindings as a window on East-West relations The making, use and trade of manuscripts was an important part of Islamic culture, the technical developments influenced the making of books in the west from the later medieval period onward. Karin Scheper 20 Apr 2020
72 2020 Colin Ford Lecture Professor Larry Schaaf delivers the 2020 Colin Ford Lecture, providing a fascinating insight into his work on The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonne. Larry Schaaf 14 Feb 2020
73 Interview with Jennifer Scott, Professor of Mathematics at University of Reading, and Individual Merit Research Fellow at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Georgina Ferry interviews Jennifer Scott as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Scott discusses her D Phil in the Oxford Computing Lab, her fellowship at St. John's college and leading the Numerical Analysis Group at Rutherford Georgina Ferry, Jennifer Scott 20 Jan 2020
74 Interview with Susan Hockey (part 2), Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies, University College London Carrying on from episode 12, part 2 of Georgina Ferry's interview sees Susan Hockey discussing observations of gender split within the computing profession. Georgina Ferry, Susan Hockey 20 Jan 2020
75 Interview with Susan Hockey, Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies, University College London Georgina Ferry interviews Susan Hockey as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hockey discusses digital humanities research, management and organisations, and her work for Oxford Computing Service from 1975-1991. Georgina Ferry, Susan Hockey 20 Jan 2020
76 Interview with Jill Hoare, former programmer for Elliott Brothers and the NHS Georgina Ferry interviews Jill Hoare as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hoare discusses early experiences of coding and programming, work at Stanford University in 1973 and working on hospital systems for NHS Oxfordshire. Georgina Ferry, Jill Hoare 20 Jan 2020
77 Interview with Linda Hayes (part 2), former head of User Services at the Oxford Computing Service Carrying on from episode 9, the second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Linda Hayes includes her recount her time at St. Cross College and the origins of the university single sign on system. Georgina Ferry, Linda Hayes 20 Jan 2020
78 Interview with Linda Hayes, former head of User Services at the Oxford Computing Service Georgina Ferry interviews Linda Hayes as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hayes discusses her diploma in Numerical Analysis and Automatic Computing at Cambridge, and working for the Oxford Computing Service 1965 onwards. Georgina Ferry, Linda Hayes 20 Jan 2020
79 Interview with Eleanor Dodson, computational methods developer of Protein Crystallography Georgina Ferry interviews Eleanor Dodson as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Dodson discusses her time as research technician for Dorothy Hodgkin, use of the Oxford Computing Service and Collaborative Computational project no.4. Georgina Ferry, Eleanor Dodson 20 Jan 2020
80 Interview with Julia Dain, former research assistant for the Programming Research Group (PRG) Georgina Ferry interviews Julia Dain as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Dain recounts her traineeship at Marconi company, studying Maths at Oxford and working in the computer science department at Warwick University. Georgina Ferry, Julia Dain 20 Jan 2020
81 Interview with Jana Colchester (part 2), former programming teacher at Marconi College and University of Essex Carrying on from episode 5, this second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Jana Colchester includes Colchester discussing attitudes relating to gender in the maths and computing professions. Georgina Ferry, Jana Colchester 20 Jan 2020
82 Interview with Jana Colchester, former programming teacher at Marconi College and University of Essex Georgina Ferry interviews Jana Colchester as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Colchester discusses working in the Oxford Computing Labs, lecturing and teaching at a range of further and higher education institutions. Georgina Ferry, Jana Colchester 20 Jan 2020
83 Interview with Shirley Carter, founding member of the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) Georgina Ferry interviews Shirley Carter as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Carter recounts early experiences of programming, her computer science lectureship at Liverpool in the 1970s and the formation and development of NAG. Georgina Ferry, Shirley Carter 20 Jan 2020
84 Interview with Carol Bateman (part 2), former training and information manager for the Oxford Computing Service Carrying on from episode 2, in the second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Carol Bateman she discusses the professional computing community and needs of users of the Oxford Computing Service in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Georgina Ferry, Carol Bateman 20 Jan 2020
85 Interview with Carol Bateman, former training and information manager for the Oxford Computing Service Georgina Ferry interviews Carol Bateman as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Bateman discusses her route into computing via Glasgow University, and progression of the Oxford Computing Service. Georgina Ferry, Carol Bateman 20 Jan 2020
86 Interview with Leonor Barroca, senior lecturer in Computing at the Open University Georgina Ferry interviews Leonor Barroca as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Barocca recounts her time on the MSc Computing course at Oxford University and studying and teaching posts at the Universidade do Minho in Portugal. Georgina Ferry, Leonor Barroca 20 Jan 2020
87 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
88 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
89 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
90 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
91 Polish Literature Dr Kasia Szymanska gives a highlight overview of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Kasia Szymanska 19 Nov 2019
92 Introduction to Modern Greek Literature Professor Peter Mackridge takes his audience on a whistle-stop tour of the major landmarks of Modern Greek Literature. Peter Mackridge 19 Nov 2019
93 Defying Hitler: The White Rose Resistance Group Dr Alexandra Lloyd, Lecturer in German, Magdalen College and St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, gives a talk on the White Rose Resistance Group. Alexandra Lloyd 25 Jun 2019
94 Creative Commons Leonardo's thoughts on mechanics and useful inventions 6,000 surviving notes and drawings reveal Leonardo da Vinci’s way of thinking. This talk focuses on Leonardo’s second book, On Mechanics, and explores how he later applied mechanical laws to studies for 'useful inventions'. Matthew Landrus 12 Jun 2019
95 Creative Commons Particles in space Join Dr Donal Hill for a tour of the invisible, as he describes how particle detectors measure 3D information to help uncover the secrets of tiny fundamental particles. Donal Hill 12 Jun 2019
96 Creative Commons Getting to the heart of cardiac disease: a multi-disciplinary effort to image the heart in 3D Discover how researchers are using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to acquire images that show how the heart works on both a whole organ and cellular level. With Dr Kerstin Timm and Dr Justin Lau. Kerstin Timm, Justin Lau 12 Jun 2019
97 Plans and elevation: the development of architectural drawings Dr Karl Kinsella introduces a 12th-century manuscript which explores the mystical visions of the prophet Ezekiel and contains some of the earliest architectural drawings in existence. Karl Kinsella 12 Jun 2019
98 Parallel lines down the centuries For 21 centuries, mathematicians worried about a fundamental assumption made by Euclid of Alexandria: that parallel lines must meet at infinity. Christopher Hollings 12 Jun 2019
99 Decay and closure of libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (6) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the sixth and final lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 16 May 2019
100 Growth, competition, stability, loss, renewal - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (5) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fifth lecture inthe 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 14 May 2019