Collecting Kafka: Walter Benjamin's library

28 September 2017 1.00pm 1.45pm


Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)


Carolin Duttlinger and Ben Morgan


Janet Walwyn | 01865 287156 | Janet Walwyn |


The Bodleian Library holds the majority of the papers of Franz Kafka (1883-1924), comprising diaries and literary notebooks, with some loose fragments, correspondence and photographs, 1882-1924, and some family papers to 1940. A conference of the International Walter Benjamin Society will be held in Oxford at Worcester College and the Taylorian Institute on 24th-27th September 2017.

To coincide with the conference, there will be a small exhibition at the Bodleian Library on the theme of Reading with Benjamin, which will include Kafka manuscripts and other Benjamin-related rarities.


This event is free but places are limited so please complete our booking form to reserve tickets in advance.

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