Week of Monday 20 November 2017

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Making manuscripts for a Prince of the Black Sheep

11 November 2017

This small display showcases manuscripts made for Prince Pir Budaq, of the Turkman Black Sheep clan. It includes the first illuminated copy of the Ruba'iyat…

Passchendaele: 100 years on

28 October 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,…

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…

Working with spreadsheets: a workshop

21 November 2017

This workshop will draw on materials prepared by Data Carpentry . It is designed for anyone who works with spreadsheets and wants to learn how…

Making manuscripts for a Prince of the Black Sheep

22 November 2017

Based on a Bahari Visiting Fellowship in the Persian Arts of the Book, Anita Chowdry will share a fascinating journey of research into the Bodleian…

The full picture: Oxford in portraits

24 November 2017

Hundreds of portraits of exceptional individuals hang on the walls of the University of Oxford: celebrating our past, making visible our values for the future,…

Two hundred years of Italian manuscripts

24 November 2017

Exploring the Canonici collection This two-day conference celebrates the arrival of manuscripts from the collection of Jesuit Matteo Luigi Canonici in Venice. In order to…

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