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The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold more than 12 million printed items, over 80,000 e-journals and outstanding special collections including rare books and manuscripts, classical papyri, maps, music, art and printed ephemera. Members of the public can explore the collections via the Bodleian’s online image portal at digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk or by visiting the exhibition galleries in the Bodleian's Weston Library. For more information, visit www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

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1 Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries Join Rebecca Abrams in conversation with Samuel Fanous to discuss her riveting and beautiful new book, edited with César Merchan-Hamann, Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries. You can purchase the book https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/jewish-treasures Rebecca Abrams, Samuel Fanous 08 Jun 2020
2 Creative Commons Trinity: A Real Life Spy Story Frank Close tells the story of Klaus Fuchs and the Bodleian Library. Trinity was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Frank Close 29 Apr 2020
3 Pieces of Gold: Piecing together a mutilated Timurid masterpiece Shiva Mihan, Harvard Art Museums and Bahari Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries, gives a talk on her work in Persian arts. Shiva Mihan 24 Apr 2020
4 Creative Commons Accumulating narrative: Meaning and mutation in letterpress printing David Armes (Red Plate Press), the Bodleian’s Printer in Residence 2019-20, describes artists and ideas that influence his work, asking how meaning can mutate through the process of production. David Armes 23 Apr 2020
5 Islamic manuscripts and bindings as a window on East-West relations The making, use and trade of manuscripts was an important part of Islamic culture, the technical developments influenced the making of books in the west from the later medieval period onward. Karin Scheper 20 Apr 2020
6 2020 Colin Ford Lecture Professor Larry Schaaf delivers the 2020 Colin Ford Lecture, providing a fascinating insight into his work on The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonne. Larry Schaaf 14 Feb 2020
7 Defying Hitler: The White Rose Resistance Group Dr Alexandra Lloyd, Lecturer in German, Magdalen College and St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, gives a talk on the White Rose Resistance Group. Alexandra Lloyd 25 Jun 2019
8 Creative Commons Leonardo's thoughts on mechanics and useful inventions 6,000 surviving notes and drawings reveal Leonardo da Vinci’s way of thinking. This talk focuses on Leonardo’s second book, On Mechanics, and explores how he later applied mechanical laws to studies for 'useful inventions'. Matthew Landrus 12 Jun 2019
9 Creative Commons Particles in space Join Dr Donal Hill for a tour of the invisible, as he describes how particle detectors measure 3D information to help uncover the secrets of tiny fundamental particles. Donal Hill 12 Jun 2019
10 Creative Commons Getting to the heart of cardiac disease: a multi-disciplinary effort to image the heart in 3D Discover how researchers are using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to acquire images that show how the heart works on both a whole organ and cellular level. With Dr Kerstin Timm and Dr Justin Lau. Kerstin Timm, Justin Lau 12 Jun 2019
11 Plans and elevation: the development of architectural drawings Dr Karl Kinsella introduces a 12th-century manuscript which explores the mystical visions of the prophet Ezekiel and contains some of the earliest architectural drawings in existence. Karl Kinsella 12 Jun 2019
12 Parallel lines down the centuries For 21 centuries, mathematicians worried about a fundamental assumption made by Euclid of Alexandria: that parallel lines must meet at infinity. Christopher Hollings 12 Jun 2019
13 Decay and closure of libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (6) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the sixth and final lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 16 May 2019
14 Growth, competition, stability, loss, renewal - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (5) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fifth lecture inthe 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 14 May 2019
15 Turnover in libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (4) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fourth lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy Richard Sharpe 09 May 2019
16 Library books and personal books - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (3) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019, gives the third lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 07 May 2019
17 English medieval library catalogues - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (2) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the second lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 02 May 2019
18 Medieval libraries of Great Britain - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (1) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019, gives the first of the 2019 Lyell lecture series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 30 Apr 2019
19 The conservation of Japanese collections at Bodleian Libraries Learn about the conservation of unique Japanese items such as Naraehon, a Japanese genre of lavishly-illustrated literature from the fifteenth-eighteenth centuries. Virginia M. Lladó-Buisán 11 Apr 2019
20 Thinking 3D: Byrne-Bussey Marconi Lecture Thinking 3D is an interdisciplinary exploration of the concept of three-dimensionality and its impact on the arts and sciences, co-investigated by Dr Laura Moretti and Daryl Green. Laura Moretti, Daryl Green 05 Apr 2019
21 Creative Commons Visual metre and rhythm: the function of movable devices in books A lecture for the Oxford Bibliographical Society and the Bodleian Centre for the Study of the Book, by Bodleian Printer in Residence, 2018, Emily Martin. Emily Martin 12 Feb 2019
22 Masterclass: the Frankenstein notebooks at the Bodleian Libraries An examination of the notebooks in which Mary Shelley drafted Frankenstein. These two notebooks, one purchased probably in Geneva, the second in England, are now kept in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Miranda Seymour, Richard Ovenden, Stephen Hebron 29 Jan 2019
23 Mythopoeia: myth-creation and Middle-earth A celebration of Tolkien and his creations, with special guests Dame Marina Warner, Prof Verlyn Flieger and Dr Dimitra Fimi. Marina Warner, Verlyn Flieger, Dimitra Fimi 25 Jan 2019
24 Royal Bank of Canada Foundation Lecture: Reading French in 15th-century England Julia Mattison (RBC Foundation-Bodleian Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries until 19 December 2018) gives a lecture on reading french in 15th century english. Julia Mattison 03 Dec 2018
25 Marconi lecture 2018: Imperial Wave: how empire shaped the network of wireless in South Asia at the turn of the twentieth century Dr Medha Saxena (Delhi, and Byrne Bussey Marconi Fellow), gives the 2018 annual Marconi lecture. Medha Saxena 03 Dec 2018
26 Creative Commons The Future of the Monograph: An Open Access Forum Panel Discussion to debate the proposed changes to the policy on Open Access for monographs in the next REF after REF 2021 which will have profound implications for researchers in the humanities and social sciences. Richard Ovenden, Julia Smith, Helen Snaith, David Clark 16 Nov 2018
27 Old Norse Eleanor Parker, Lecturer in Medieval English Literature, Brasenose College, Oxford, gives the fifth and final talk in the Tolkien: The Maker of Middle Earth lecture series. This lecture focuses on Tolkien and old norse. Eleanor Parker 31 Oct 2018
28 Old English Mark Atherton, Senior Lecturer in English, Regent's Park College, Oxford, gives the fourth talk in the Tolkien: The Maker of Middle Earth lecture series. This lecture focuses on Tolkien and old english. Mark Atherton 31 Oct 2018
29 Gothic Elizabeth Solopova, Lecturer in English Literature, Christ Church, Oxford. Tolkien wrote that he was 'fascinated' with the 'beautiful' Gothic language that he started to study at school, and his literary works attest to this interest. Elizabeth Solopova 31 Oct 2018
30 Medieval Welsh Tolkien once termed Welsh 'the elder language of the men of Britain'; this talk explores how the sounds and grammar of Welsh captured Tolkien's imagination and are reflected in Sindarin, one of the two major Elvish languages which he created. Mark Williams 31 Oct 2018
31 Middle English This lecture is on Tolkien and middle english. Professor Carolyne Larrington, Tutorial Fellow in English Literature, St John's College, Oxford gives the first talk in the Tolkien: The Maker of Middle Earth lecture series. Carolyne Larrington 31 Oct 2018
32 Why Read Frankenstein in 2018? Two hundred years after it was first published, Nick Groom explains the abiding appeal and extraordinary contemporary relevance of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Nick Groom 22 Oct 2018
33 Tolkien's turning point: Tolkien and the history of tongues Tom Shippey's lecture will move from the detail to the (eventual) design of Tolkien's languages, and even the philosophical issues embedded in Tolkien's fiction. Tom Shippey 19 Sep 2018
34 The Lyell Lectures 2018: Book Ownership in Stuart England: 'Setting the scene: Trends and patterns' David Pearson, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2017-18 and Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London, gives the first of the 2018 Lyell lectures on Tuesday 24 April 2018. David Pearson 11 Jun 2018
35 Painted by numbers: decoding Ferdinand Bauer's Flora Graeca colour code Lunchtime lecture by Richard Mulholland accompanying the exhibition Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries. Richard Mullholland 09 Jul 2015
36 Mr Douce steps into the nursery and lingers... A lunchtime lecture by Clive Hurst accompanying the exhibition Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries. Clive Hurst 09 Jul 2015
37 Beauty and the Victorians 'Buying beauty in the Victorian period' Dr Jessica Clark looks at the Victorian beauty industry, and the transition from disapproval of artifice to a celebration of the wonders of cosmetics. Jess Clark 09 Jul 2015
38 Marks on canvas, stone, wood and paper: the Genius of the Bodleian Portrait Collection Dana Josephson gives a talk for the Marks of Genius Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries series. Dana Josephson 08 Jul 2015
39 Missionaries and Religious Print Culture in Canada Bibles and religious literature were an integral part of Canadian society and culture between 1830 and 1900. Stuart Barnard 08 Jul 2015
40 Creative Commons Writing The Hobbit: a perilous quest In this talk Stuart Lee will look at the various texts we may call The Hobbit. Starting with the 1937 edition (on display) he will look at the changes enforced on Tolkien after he had finished The Lord of the Rings and how he coped with these. Stuart Lee 03 Jun 2015
41 New Sappho and new libraries Fourth Lunchtime lecture accompanying the exhibition Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries. With Dr Dirk Obbink. Dirk Obbink 19 May 2015
42 Four centuries of Chinese book collecting Third Lunchtime lecture accompanying the exhibition Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries. With Mr David Helliwell. David Helliwell 19 May 2015
43 The Trade in Printed Books: an ingenious innovation that changed the Western World Second in the Marks of Genius series, with Dr Christina Dondi Christina Dondi 19 May 2015
44 Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784-) Professor Michael Suarez, in the Lyell Lectures 2015, urges scholars to remember the books that most readers encountered: the cheaper abridged versions of popular novels and accounts such as Cook's voyages. Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
45 Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson's Caesar (1712) Professor Michael Suarez, in the Lyell Lectures 2015, locates the visual sources of a famous illustrated edition of Caesar's works and comments on the social and political significance of the subscription plate book. Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
46 Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754-86) Professor Michael Suarez continues the Lyell Lectures 2015, showing that archival evidence is necessary to understand the history of newspapers Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
47 Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789) Professor Michael Suarez traces the transatlantic journey of a famous image deployed against the slave trade. Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
48 True Colours: A Natural History of Louis Renard's Poissons (1719) Professor Michael Suarez continues the Lyell Lectures 2015, asking what role colour plays in bibliographical description? Michael Suarez 18 May 2015
49 Engraved Throughout: Pine's Horace (1733) as a Bibliographical Object Professor Michael Suarez gives the first Lyell Lecture of 2015. Michael Suarez 08 May 2015
50 Creative Commons Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences Professor Robin Wilson, author of Alice's Adventures in Numberland, gives a talk on the history of studying Mathematics at Oxford, which is as old as the University itself. Robin Wilson 06 May 2015
51 The Lives of Harold Macmillan and Roy Jenkins Political biographers D R Thorpe and John Campbell speak about their subjects' careers culminating in the role of Chancellor of the University of Oxford. The discussion was chaired by Lord Patten of Barnes. D R Thorpe, John Campbell, Chris Patten 14 Nov 2014
52 Conscription and Conscientious Objection In this short talk Professor Martin Ceadel, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, New College, Oxford discusses the issue of military conscription and conscientious objection during the first world war. Martin Ceadel 12 Nov 2014
53 The Problem with Propaganda Dr Adrian Gregory, Fellow and Tutor in History, Pembroke College, Oxford discusses the use of propaganda by all sides during the first world war. Adrian Gregory 12 Nov 2014
54 The Meaning of 1914 A conversation between Professor Sir Hew Strachan and Professor Margaret MacMillan, chaired by Professor Patricia Clavin. Hew Strachan, Margaret MacMillan, Patricia Clavin 30 Oct 2014
55 Creative Commons Self-publishing in 18th-century Paris and London Marie-Claude Felton, Royal Bank of Canada-Bodleian Visiting Scholar, gives a talk for the Bodleian Library BODcasts series Marie-Claude Felton 05 Jun 2014
56 Creative Commons How to make your own eyeglasses for about one pound: an Oxford technology created to benefit the developing World Professor Joshua Silver talks about his invention of the self adjusting spectacles. Joshua Silver 27 Mar 2014
57 Lord Nuffield's Legacy to Oxford Dr Eric Sidebottom, Retired University Lecturer in Experimental Pathology, gives a lunch time talk to accompany the exhibition 'Great Medical Discoveries: 800 Years of Oxford Innovation'. Eric Sidebottom 07 Feb 2014
58 Oxford Medical Firsts: Celebrating 800 Years of Oxford Medicine. Conrad Keating, Writer-In-Residence, The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, gives a lecture about the remarkable contribution Oxford has made to the art and science of medicine. Conrad Keating 28 Nov 2013
59 Creative Commons Embodying song in Early Modern England Katherine Larson (University of Toronto) gives a talk on music in Early Modern England accompanied by Lutenist Matthew Faulk Katherine Larson, Matthew Faulk 26 Nov 2013
60 Magna Carta at Oxford Richard Sharpe explains that the seventeen surviving manuscripts on the Magna Carta are engrossments, not copies: official documents from Royal Chancery bearing the ruler's seal. Prof. Sharpe also reveals why so many examples of the Magna Carta survive. Richard Sharpe 29 Apr 2008
61 Citizen Milton Exhibition Talk Citizen Milton Exhibition Talk Philip Pullman 29 Apr 2008
62 The Creation as told in the Qu'ran World Book Day 2008 Talk. Professor Yahya Michot 29 Apr 2008
63 The Creation as told in the Bible World Book Day 2008 Talk. Alister McGrath 29 Apr 2008
64 The Creation as told in the Torah World Book Day 2008 Talk. Norman Solomon 29 Apr 2008
65 The Lyell Lectures 2018: Book Ownership in Stuart England: 'Books for use and books for show' David Pearson, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2017-18 and Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London gives the second 2018 Lyell lecture on 26th April 2018. David Pearson 11 Jun 2018
66 Creative Commons Wolves and Winter: Old Norse Myths and Children's Literature Dr Carolyne Larrington, Supernumerary Fellow and Tutor in English, St John's College, gives a talk to accompany the exhibition 'Magical Books: From The Middle Ages to Middle Earth'. Carolyne Larrington 23 Oct 2013
67 The Lyell Lectures 2018: Book Ownership in Stuart England: 'Women and books in the 17th century' David Pearson, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2017-18 and Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London gives the third Lyell lecture on 1st May 2018. David Pearson 11 Jun 2018
68 The Lyell Lectures 2018: Book Ownership in Stuart England: 'Books for the common man' David Pearson, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2017-18 and Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London gives the fourth Lyell lecture on 3rd May 2018. David Pearson 11 Jun 2018
69 Stoicism and its Legacy A lecture given by Dr John Sellars, lecturer in Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London, about Stoicism to accompany the display at the Bodleian Library; Stoicism and its Legacy. John Sellars 06 Jun 2013
70 The Lyell Lectures 2018: Book Ownership in Stuart England: 'Cultures of collecting in the 17th century' David Pearson, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2017-18 and Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London gives the fifth and final Lyell lecture on 8th May 2018. David Pearson 11 Jun 2018
71 Once and Future Arthurs - Arthurian Literature for Children Anna Caughey gives a lecture at the Bodleian Library looking at the varying spectrum of literature about King Arthur written for children. Anna Caughey 06 Jun 2013
72 What happened to wireless? Jacob Ward, Bodleian Libraries Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellow, Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL, gives the 2018 Marconi lecture. Jacob Ward 19 Mar 2018
73 Creative Commons Richard Wagner: 200 Today Lecturer and conductor Dr Paul Coones delivers a lecture celebrating the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner. The talk is preceded by Siegried's Horn Call played by Sophie Dillon and includes the rarely performed Kinder-Katechismus zu Kosel's Geburtstag. Paul Coones 22 May 2013
74 Printing a Line at the Bodleian Weston Library Printing Press This one-off print comprised text and drawing by artist and writer Tamarin Norwood, concluding her year-long residency at Spike Island Bristol, Tamarin Norwood 13 Dec 2017
75 The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day 2010 Judith Priestman, curator of literary manuscripts at the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 Tolkien exhibition, at which a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork for The Hobbit, was on display to the public. Judith Priestman 22 May 2013
76 Making Third Stream Books in the Post-digital Age Russell Maret talks about the development of the primary themes of his artist's books - alphabet design, colour printing, and geometric form, also the influences of history and technology on his methods and subject matter. Russell Maret 08 Dec 2017
77 Dr Lawrence Goldman introduces the commemoration, 'Jim Callaghan Remembered' Dr Lawrence Goldman, editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, introduces and chairs the seminar to commemorate the centenary of Jim Callaghan's birth. Lawrence Goldman 10 May 2013
78 Making Third Stream Books in the Post-digital Age Russell Maret talks about the development of the primary themes of his artist's books - alphabet design, colour printing, and geometric form, also the influences of history and technology on his methods and subject matter. Russell Maret 08 Dec 2017
79 Andrew Smith MP pays tribute to Jim Callaghan Member of Parliament for Oxford East, Andrew Smith gives his view of Jim Callaghan. Andrew Smith 23 Apr 2013
80 Researching the Impeachment and Trial of Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford Visiting fellow, Dr Robin Eagles of the History of Parliament Trust discusses his research into Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford Robin Eagles 10 Nov 2017
81 Michael Callaghan remembers his father Jim Callaghan Jim Callaghan's son Michael gives a talk about his memories of his fathers political life. Michael Callaghan 23 Apr 2013
82 Tanakh and textuality Visiting researcher Dr Rachel Wamsley discusses the renowned Oppenheimer Collection, whose holdings shed light on the printing house as a site of cultural and literary encounter between Jews and Christians in early modern Europe. Rachel Wamsley 15 Sep 2017
83 Margaret Jay, Baroness Jay of Paddington remembers her father, Jim Callaghan The daughter of Jim Callaghan, Margaret Jay, gives the closing speech for the event. Margaret Jay 23 Apr 2013
84 Marconi and media history Dr Noah Arceneaux, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Media Studies, San Diego State University, Byrne-Bussey Marconi Visiting Fellow 2016-17, Bodleian Library, talks about the history of wireless broadcasting and the Bodleian Marconi Archive. Noah Arceneaux 14 Sep 2017
85 Lord Owen remembers Jim Callaghan British politician Lord Owen talks about his experiences of Jim Callaghan. David Owen 23 Apr 2013
86 A life in politics: Lord Heseltine in conversation with Lord Hennessy Michael Heseltine discusses his political career with Peter Hennessy. Michael Heseltine, Peter Hennessy, Richard Ovenden 21 Mar 2017
87 Lord Morgan remembers Jim Callaghan Historian and author Lord Morgan speaks about the Jim Callaghan papers deposited in the Bodleian. Kenneth Morgan 23 Apr 2013
88 Rumi: his life, work, and poetry Dr Zahra Taheri, Bahari Visiting Fellow in the Persian Arts of the Book, speaks about Rumi's life, mystical teaching, doctrine, and poetry. With Music by Dr Peyman Heydarian. Zahra Taheri, Peyman Heydarian, Fitzroy Morrissey 24 Jan 2017
89 Lord Donoughue remembers Jim Callaghan British politician, businessman and author Baron Donoughue of Ashton speaks about his view as special advisor to Jim Callaghan. Bernard Donoughue 23 Apr 2013
90 Research business and the shortwave beam: Marconi and the uses of wireless in postwar years Giovanni Paoloni discusses the influence of the development of the shortwave beam technology on Marconi and the Marconi Company Giovanni Paoloni 03 Nov 2016
91 Creative Commons Xu Bing: The Kind of Artist I Am Chinese Artist Xu Bing gives a talk on the subject of his art and the kind of artist he is. Xu Bing 22 Apr 2013
92 Marconi's early Latin projects over the South-Atlantic Ines Queiroz explores how technical constraints have shaped strategies for wireless networks development Inês Queiroz 03 Nov 2016
93 Creative Commons Marconi and the Broadcasting Option: Annual Byrne-Bussey Marconi Lecture Held on Marconi day; 20th April, Gabriele Balbi (University of Lugano) gives a talk about Marconi, co-inventor of the radio. Gabriele Balbi 22 Apr 2013
94 Performing Shakespeare: then and now Jonathan Lloyd and Tiffany Stern, discuss performing Shakespeare in the past and now Jonathan Lloyd, Tiffany Stern 02 Nov 2016
95 Roy Strong talks to Brian Sewell Self-portrait as a Young Man Art critic Brian Sewell talks to Sir Roy Strong as part of the Times Literary Festival 2013. Brian Sewell, Roy Strong 15 Apr 2013
96 Creative Commons Shakespeare and the Victorians Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Professor of English Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for Shakespeare Oxford 2016 series. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst 19 Oct 2016
97 Creative Commons Image Matching on Printed Images in Bodleian Collections Giles Bergel and Andrew Zisserman from the Broadside Ballad Connections project demonstrate new image matching software that allows researchers to track images across early forms of printed literature. Visit http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/. Giles Bergel, Andrew Zisserman, Relja Arandjelovic 13 Dec 2012
98 Modelos cursivos y aprendizaje de la escritura en la Corona de Castilla en el siglo XV (in Spanish) Carmen del Camino (Seville), gives a talk The unskilled scribe: Elementary hands and their place in the history of handwriting, a seminar held on 30th September 2016. Carmen del Camino 14 Oct 2016
99 Creative Commons Dickens' Railways Professor Stphen Gill, Lincoln College, gives a talk about the influence the Railways had on Charles Dickens' literature. Stephen Gill 26 Oct 2012
100 Scritture umanistiche elementari (in Italian) Teresa De Robertis (Florence), gives a talk for The unskilled scribe: Elementary hands and their place in the history of handwriting, a seminar held on 30th September 2016. Teresa De Robertis 14 Oct 2016