Videos: ‘Persian Arts of the Book’ at the Bodleian Libraries

A series of five films celebrating the Bodleian Libraries’ Persian arts of the book conference (13-14 July). ‘Persian Arts of the Book’ gathers scholars from around the world with expert curators from Oxford and beyond to reflect on the Persian manuscript tradition.

Online Lecture: ‘Manuscript journeys: from German lands to digital libraries’, Bodleian Libraries, 7 July 2021, 5.30-6.45pm (BST)

This event marks the completion of a three-year digitization project delivered by the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford and the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbuttel. The ‘Manuscripts from German-Speaking Lands’ project, funded by The Polonsky Foundation, has digitized hundreds of medieval manuscripts from collections at The Herzog August Bibliothek and the Bodleian and made these freely available online to scholars and the public.

Lecture Series: Seminar in the History of the Book 2021, Bodleian Libraries, Fridays at 2:15pm (GMT)

Join Bodleian Library for their Seminar in the History of the Book 2021, which take place on Fridays at 2:15pm (GMT) via Zoom.

Lecture Series: Seminar in Palaeography & Manuscript Studies 2021, Bodleian Libraries, Zoom on Mondays at 2.15pm (GMT)

Join Bodleian Libraries for their Seminar in Palaeography & Manuscript Studies 2021, which takes place via Zoom on Mondays at 2.15pm (GMT) in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7.

Online Workshop: ‘Meet the Manuscripts: The Psalms in the Middle Ages’ with the Bodleian Library, 3 December 2020, 5.30–6.15pm (GMT)

Join Matthew Holford, Tolkien Curator of Medieval Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, and Lesley Smith, Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Oxford, to learn how manuscripts can help us understand the central place of the Psalms in medieval culture.

Online Lecture: Jewish Treasures in Oxford, César Merchán-Hamann, 27 October 2020, 1-2pm

This is a chance to see how a library of libraries combined to form one of the world’s richest collections of Hebrew manuscripts as brought to light in the Bodleian’s recently published Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries.