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Week of Monday 29 July 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 Libraries’ finest books, manuscripts,…

Talking Maps

5 July 2019 — 8 March 2020

Every map tells a story. Talking Maps is a celebration of maps and what they tell us about the places they depict and the people…

Lunar: We Look to the Moon

13 July 2019 — 15 September 2019

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first crewed mission to land on the Moon (20 July 1969). Come and explore humanity’s study of, and…

Shikshapatri viewing

1 June 2019 — 1 June 2020

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…

Languages of God: sacred scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

27 July 2019 — 13 October 2019

Ge’ez is one of the world’s ancient languages and is still used in the churches of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Members of Ethiopian and Eritrean communities…

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…

The Gough Map of Great Britain: Can a 600-year-old map reveal any new secrets?

31 July 2019

Many names and soubriquets have been attributed to the medieval Gough Map over the centuries, but new research made possible by recent scientific advances is…

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