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Week of Monday 5 November 2018

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Unhealthy Times of Kings and Queens

15 September 2018 — 11 November 2018

Historically, great harms were caused to the health of the Kings and Queens of England. Charles II died from an apoplectic fit despite being subjected…

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…

Six-week letterpress course

10 October 2018 — 21 November 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…

Wilfred Owen: The Pity of War

26 October 2018 — 21 December 2018

As the Armistice bells were ringing on 11 November 1918, Wilfred Owen’s parents received a telegram informing them that their son had been killed in…

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…

Kings and Queens of England and how evidence-based medicine could have changed the course of history

7 November 2018

Analysis of the historical harms caused to some of the Kings and Queens of England and what EBM would have done to save their lives.…

Polish literature - literatures of multilingual Europe

7 November 2018

The Taylor Institution Library, one of the Bodleian libraries, is hosting a lecture series entitled Literatures of multilingual Europe in Michaelmas 2018. This series is…

Imperial Wave: how empire shaped the network of wireless in South Asia at the turn of the twentieth century

8 November 2018

At the turn of the twentieth century, colonial empires were heavily engaged in redrawing and fortifying their borders. Communications technology had been crucial to this…

Shikshapatri viewing

10 November 2018 — 11 November 2018

Shikshapatri is a sanskrit manuscript, written by Shree Swaminarayan, founder of Swaminarayan Hinduism, and outlines moral and spiritual codes for everyday life. These codes were…

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