Week of Monday 14 May 2018

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Necessity and invention: science from the Great War

31 March 2018 — 2 June 2018

The First World War was one of mechanisation and science. This display looks at some of the scientific advances born in the crisis which would…

Six-week letterpress course

25 April 2018 — 6 June 2018

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

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…

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…

Persian arts of the book

16 May 2018

Associate Professor Mandana Barkeshli and Sadra Zekrgoo will discuss the materials used to create medieval Persian manuscripts. Introducing the ingredients used for dyeing paper and…

Persian arts of the book: paper dyes and Peacock ink

18 May 2018

This small display investigates paper dyes and writing inks used in medieval Persian manuscripts and provides an insight into how these exquisite manuscripts were made.…

Looking at Euclid

19 May 2018 — 15 July 2018

This display will explore the geometrical worlds of the early modern British Isles by looking at the reception of Euclid's Elements . A series of…

SaturDIY: Sappho to Suffrage

19 May 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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