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Friends of the Bodleian Special Events

The conservation of Japanese collections at Bodleian Libraries

15 January 2019 1.00pm 1.45pm

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library

Speaker: Virginia M. Llado-Buisan,Head of Conservation and Collection Care

Learn about the conservation of unique Japanese items such as Naraehon, a Japanese genre of lavishly-illustrated literature from the fifteenth-eighteenth centuries. This lecture includes a small display of Japanese conservation and artists' materials.
Friends of the Bodleian event - tour of Bodleian's conservation workshop

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In Pursuit of a Prince: Archival research into the life of Albert

25 March 2019 1.00pm 1.45pm

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library

Speaker: Andrew N Wilson

Distinguished historian, critic, commentator Andrew N Wilson has drawn upon manuscripts, rare books and archives for many of his distinguished biographies. In this talk he discusses how archives and documents provide an invaluable insight into the life and times of his subjects, particularly Prince Albert, the husband and consort of Queen Victoria, and the subject of his next book.

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Spoils of the secularization: Monastic music sources in the Bodleian Library

14 February 2019 1.30pm 2.15pm

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library

Speaker: Dr Barbara Eichner, Oxford Brookes University

Learn about monastic music making in an era of political change and religious upheaval. This talk will explore a selection of chant books, musical fragments and polyphonic choir books produced or commissioned by monasteries in Southern Germany during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era - focussing in particular on the aftermath of the Reformation and the era of Catholic Reform until the outbreak of the Thirty-Years War.

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