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Week of Monday 29 April 2019

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Thinking 3D: Leonardo to the present

21 March 2019 — 9 February 2020

For centuries, artists and scientists have wrestled with how to convey three-dimensional objects on the page. Using some of the Bodleian Librariesí finest books, manuscripts,…

Babel: Adventures in Translation

15 February 2019 — 2 June 2019

Babel: Adventures in Translation takes visitors beyond the ancient myth of the Tower of Babel and society's quest for a universal language to explore the…

A story in stone and bone

16 March 2019 — 12 May 2019

Brought to life through the writing and drawings of the antiquaries John Aubrey and William Stukeley, the story of Stonehenge continues to unfold today through…

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 Oxfordshire, which is displayed in Blackwell…

'Medieval libraries of Great Britain' - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (1)

30 April 2019

LECTURE SERIES: Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy The histories of libraries in medieval England offer…

Six-week letterpress course

30 April 2019 — 11 June 2019

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…

Six-week linocut workshop

1 May 2019 — 5 June 2019

Linocut printmaking using the Bodleianís hand-operated presses. This course will enable you to work on a linocut prints, in black and white or colour, working…

English medieval library catalogues - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (2)

2 May 2019

LECTURE SERIES: Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy The histories of libraries in medieval England offer…

Talk and reading from Greece: biography of a modern nation

3 May 2019

Book-launch, talk and reading from Greece: biography of a modern nation .…

Oxford's stone heads: history and mysteries

4 May 2019 — 21 July 2019

350 years of heritage explored through three generations of Broad Streetís famous sculptures. Follow their journeys and discover the myths behind their identities. Understand how…

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