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manuscripts

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Teaching the Codex 6: Teaching Art History in Manuscripts Spike Bucklow (Cambridge) speaks at the 2017 Teaching the Codex Colloquium about the materiality of manuscript images. Introduction by Emily Guerry (Kent). Spike Bucklow, Emily Guerry 28 Aug 2018
2 Trade - Merchants' books of Venice and Florence Dr Irene Ceccherini (Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies, Bodleian Library, Dilts Research Fellow in Palaeography, Lincoln College, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Seminar in the History of the Book on 9th February 2017. Irene Ceccherini 23 Feb 2018
3 Curating the exhibition 'Designing English' Daniel Wakelin talks about the concept behind the exhibition 'Designing English: Graphics on the Medieval Page' in the Weston Library, Oxford, and about the thrill of working with original material from the Bodleian collection at Oxford Medieval Studies. Daniel Wakelin, Henrike Lähnemann 23 Feb 2018
4 Creative Commons Trade - Merchants' books of Venice and Florence Dr Irene Ceccherini (Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies, Bodleian Library, Dilts Research Fellow in Palaeography, Lincoln College, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Seminar in the History of the Book on 9th February 2017. Irene Ceccherini 16 Feb 2018
5 Creative Commons Maya Literary Traditions and Present-day Concerns Manuel May Castillo discusses Maya literary traditions and present-day concerns. Manuel May Castillo 27 Jul 2016
6 Learning from the Tlamatque Raul Macuil discusses learning from the Tlamatque. Raul Macuil 27 Jul 2016
7 Creative Commons The Materiality of Codex Mendoza Jorge Gomez Tejada discusses the materiality of the Codex Mendoza. Jorge Gomez Tejada 27 Jul 2016
8 Creative Commons The Codex Laud: Materiality and the problem of its provenance Maria Isabel Alvarez Icaza discusses the Codex Laud: Materiality and the problem of its provenance. Maria Isabel Alvarez Icaza 26 Jul 2016
9 Creative Commons MOLAB non-invasive investigations of Mesoamerican codices in the Bodleian libraries Constanza Milliani discusses MOLAB non-invasive investigations of Mesoamerican codices in the Bodleian libraries. Constanza Milliani 11 Jul 2016
10 Creative Commons Cultural and historical implications of non-destructive analyses on mesoamerican codices Davide Domenici discusses cultural and historical implications of non-destructive analyses on mesoamerican codices. Davide Domenici 11 Jul 2016
11 Elite Folktales: An Exquisite Sixteenth-Century Persian Illustrated Manuscript in the Bodleian Library’s Ouseley Collection A conversation with Dr Nasrin Askari, Bahari Visiting Fellow in the Persian Arts of the Book 2016 & Alasdair Watson, Bahari Curator of Persian Collections, Bodleian Library Nasrin Askari, Alasdair Watson 08 Jul 2016
12 Creative Commons Panel Discussion 04 Day 2 afternoon speakers gather to answer questions from the audience. Chaired by Dr Joris Dik. Joris Dik 08 Jul 2016
13 Creative Commons Panel Discussion 03 Day 2 morning speakers gather to answer questions from the audience. Chaired by David Howell. David Howell 08 Jul 2016
14 Creative Commons Panel Discussion 02 Day 1 afternoon speakers gather to answer questions from the audience. Chaired by Martin Jansen. Maartin Jansen 08 Jul 2016
15 Creative Commons Technical Study of the Codex Borbonicus through non-invasive material characterization Fabien Pottier discusses the technical study of the Codex Borbonicus through non-invasive material characterzation. Fabien Pottier 08 Jul 2016
16 Creative Commons Anute Palimpsest: Full Body Scan Tim Zaman discusses the Anute Palimpsest: a full body scan. Tim Zaman 08 Jul 2016
17 Creative Commons Mixtec Colonial Maps and Land Tenure Omar Aguilar Sanchez discusses Mixtec colonial maps and land tenure. Omar Aguilar Sanchez 08 Jul 2016
18 Creative Commons The Codex Anute Palimpsest Ludo Snijders discusses the Codex Anute palimpsest. Ludo Snijders 08 Jul 2016
19 Creative Commons Non-Destructive Analysis of the Colombino Codex Jose Luis Ruvalcaba Sil discusses the non-destructive analysis of the Colombino Codex. Jose Luis Ruvalcaba Sil 08 Jul 2016
20 Creative Commons Panel Discussion 01 Day 1 morning speakers gather to answer questions from the audience. Chaired by Virginia M. Lladó-Buisán. Virginia M. Lladó-Buisán 08 Jul 2016
21 Creative Commons Contemporary K'iche Ritual Dance and the Dresden Codex Paul Van Den Asker discusses the contemporary K'iche ritual dance and the Dresden Codex. Paul Van Den Akker 08 Jul 2016
22 Creative Commons The Materiality of Colour in Pre-Columbian Codices: An Historical Approach Elodie Dupey Garcia discusses the materiality of colour in pre-Columbian Codices: An historical approach. Elodie Dupey Garcia 08 Jul 2016
23 Depicting the Mesoamerican Spirit World Alessia Frassani discusses the depiction of the Meso-american spirit world Alessia Frassani 08 Jul 2016
24 Creative Commons The Materiality of Medieval Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann’s Inaugural Lecture for the Chair in German Medieval Literature and Linguistics. Henrike Lähnemann, Richard Ovenden, Sally Mapstone, kristin püttmann 15 Feb 2016
25 Creative Commons Scenes from Disraeli’s Extraordinary Life: Curating the Bodleian 2004 Exhibition and Widening Its Reach An inside look at the 2002 Bodleian Library exhibition about Disraeli's extraordinary life. Helen Langley 08 Jul 2015
26 Shining Light on Medieval Manuscripts Prof. Andrew Beeby, Durham University and Keble Senior Academic Visitor, discusses his current project on the chemical analysis through Raman spectroscopy of Medieval manuscripts, and how his work can contribute to the historical record. Andrew Beeby 02 Mar 2015
27 Ancient Lives: Classics and Digital Humanities at Oxford James Brusuelas from the Faculty of Classics, Oxford University, gives a talk at DHOxSS 2014, around the Ancient Lives project. James Brusuelas 23 Jul 2014
28 Creative Commons Scribal correction and literary craft: English manuscripts 1375-1510 Adam Smyth talks to Professor Daniel Wakelin about his new book on cultures of correction in later medieval manuscripts. Daniel Wakelin, Adam Smyth 08 Jul 2014
29 Creative Commons Jane Austen's Manuscripts Explored Professor Kathyrn Sutherland from the University of Oxford talks around the manuscripts of Jane Austen, what we can learn from them about her family life but also her writing style and techniques. Kathryn Sutherland 08 Jun 2012
30 Creative Commons Jane Austen's Manuscripts Explored Professor Kathyrn Sutherland from the University of Oxford talks around the manuscripts of Jane Austen, what we can learn from them about her family life but also her writing style and techniques. Kathryn Sutherland 08 Jun 2012
31 Creative Commons The Watsons: Jane Austen Practising Professor Kathryn Sutherland from the University of Oxford talks about some of Jane Austen's manuscripts from the novel "The Watsons" and what we can learn about her from these. Kathryn Sutherland 08 Jun 2012
32 Creative Commons The Watsons: Jane Austen Practising Professor Kathryn Sutherland from the University of Oxford talks about some of Jane Austen's manuscripts from the novel "The Watsons" and what we can learn about her from these. Kathryn Sutherland 08 Jun 2012
33 Creative Commons Conclusion to Crossing Borders The conclusion to the Crossing Borders exhibition. The exhibition tells the story of how Jews, Christians and Muslims have contributed to the development of the book. Piet van Boxel 10 May 2010
34 Creative Commons Sciences Piet looks at how the works of famous ancient thinkers such as Aristotle, Hippocrates, Euclid or Ptolemy traveled from culture to culture and formed the basis of Muslim, Christian and Jewish science and philosophy alike. Piet van Boxel 10 May 2010
35 Creative Commons User-produced Hebrew Prayer Books and Shared Iconography Some Hebrew manuscripts were produced in Christian workshops, others were made by Jewish artists themselves for their own use. Piet looks at examples of these and explores the shared iconography between Christian and Jewish faiths, such as the unicorn. Piet van Boxel 10 May 2010
36 Creative Commons Hebrew Prayer Books for Public Use Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals), which were illuminated by Christian painters in collaboration with and under the supervision of Jewish scribes. Piet van Boxel 10 May 2010
37 Creative Commons Arabic Art Forms in Spanish Book Production Piet explains Arabic design and illustration in Spanish books, looking in particular at the Kennicott Bible, produced in La Coruna, Spain, in 1476. Piet van Boxel 10 May 2010
38 Creative Commons From Roll to Codex Piet explains codices, the oldest manuscripts in book form, looking in particular at a fragment of the Hebrew text of the book of Ecclesiasticus (ch. 40) from the Cairo Genizah, and the four Gospels in Syriac. Piet van Boxel 06 May 2010
39 Creative Commons Introduction to Crossing Borders An introduction to the Crossing Borders exhibition. The exhibition tells the story of how Jews, Christians and Muslims have contributed to the development of the book. Piet van Boxel 06 May 2010
40 Pre-1500 Printed Books The earliest printers spread from Mainz in Germany where Gutenberg first had his printing house to Venice, Rome, Paris, and the Netherlands. Examples from all of these centres of 15th-century printing are found in Bodleian collections. Paul Nash 05 Mar 2010