Events

Week of Monday 30 October 2017

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Passchendaele: 100 years on

28 October 2017 — 26 November 2017

Trench maps are a contemporary view of war at its most detailed. This display marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Opening times:…

Bodleian Treasures: 21 pairs and a tropical forest

18 March 2017 — 11 February 2018

An exhibition displaying a selection of the Bodleian Libraries' most magnificent items. It features rare and renowned items including Handel's Messiah , Shakespeare's First Folio,…

Revealing hidden Oxford

9 September 2017

This display explores Oxford's long history of housing, transport and planning challenges. It will also show plans such as Thomas Sharp's Redevelopment Plan for Oxford…

Letterpress six-week course

11 October 2017

Design and print workshop using the Bodleian's hand-operated presses in the Old Bodleian Library. This course will enable you to set and print a short…

Sheldon Tapestry Map talks

22 June 2015 — 1 January 1970

A member of the Bodleian's Map Room team will talk about the background of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Worcestershire, which is displayed in Blackwell…

The Earl, the Heir and the Psalter: the puzzle of the Ormesby Psalter reconsidered

31 October 2017

This lecture will cast a new light on the history of the Ormesby Psalter, perhaps the most magnificent yet enigmatic of the great Gothic psalters…

Beyond reading: understanding the book through computer vision

2 November 2017

This talk showcases Oxford's cutting-edge research at the intersection of book history and computer vision. It aims to make images of books as easy to…

Shikshapatri viewing

4 November 2017 — 5 November 2017

Shikshapatri is a sanskrit manuscript, written by Shree Swaminarayan, founder of Swaminarayan Hinduism, and outlines moral and spiritual codes for everyday life. These codes were…

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