Events

Week of Monday 5 March 2018

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Designing English

1 December 2017 — 22 April 2018

Graphics on the medieval page This exhibition will illustrate the graphic design of handwritten manuscripts and inscriptions for the first thousand years of English, across…

Walter Benington: photographic portraits 1914-1922

20 January 2018 — 25 March 2018

A display of Walter Benington's photographic portraits, which include leading members of Oxford and Cambridge Universities as well as renowned figures such as Sir Arthur…

Redesigning the medieval book

1 December 2017 — 11 March 2018

A display of newly created artist's books inspired by medieval manuscripts. The books on display will be taken from a recent competition which invited contemporary…

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…

Sappho to Suffrage: women who dared

6 March 2018 — 3 February 2019

Pirates and poets; suffragettes and explorers - this exhibition celebrates the achievements of women who dared to do the unexpected. Sappho to Suffrage showcases some…

What happened to wireless?

6 March 2018

The term 'wireless' has very different meanings today to what it meant in the early twentieth century. Today, it connotes mobility, flexibility, instantaneity, whereas previously…

Romantic poetry and technical breakthrough: the Charles Harpur Critical Archive

7 March 2018

This talk will show a new technical solution to an abiding problem - presenting a large body of literary works in multiple versions. It has…

One hundred years of women's suffrage: how far have we come?

8 March 2018

WiH International Women's Day 2018 To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March 2018, Women in the Humanities (WiH) are hosting a round-table discussion. Leading…

SaturDIY: Sappho to Suffrage

10 March 2018

Discover the stories of women who dared to do the unexpected at the Bodleian's new Sappho to Suffrage exhibition . Join in with some family-friendly…

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