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1 Women and Power: The Women who Shaped the National Trust – keynote by Hilary McGrady, Director-General, National Trust ‘Women and Power: The Women who Shaped the National Trust’ is the keynote by McGrady, Director-General, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Hilary McGrady 07 Mar 2019
2 Women and Power: Redressing the Balance – keynote by Annie Reilly, Head of Public Programmes, National Trust 'Women and Power: Redressing the Balance' is the opening keynote by Anne Reilly, Head of Public Programmes, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Annie Reilly, Alice Purkiss 06 Mar 2019
3 Staging History: favourite objects and concluding thoughts The series concludes with each of the contributors discussing an object that particularly stands out for them from the exhibition items and what it reveals about staging history in this period. Michael Burden, David Kennerley, Susan Valladares 14 Dec 2016
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 Creative Commons Cornelia Sorabji: Jowett's protégée in Oxford 1889-1893 Professor Richard Sorabji (Wolfson College, Oxford) - Cornelia Sorabji: Jowett's protígíe in Oxford 1889-1893. Richard Sorabji 03 Mar 2010
12 Creative Commons Repainting Ajanta: the global impact of the Frescoes and their copies Dr Rupert Arrowsmith (UCL) - 'Repainting Ajanta: the global impact of the Frescoes and their copies.'. Rupert Arrowsmith 03 Mar 2010
13 Creative Commons Tracing Indian students at Oxford before the Second World War Dr Sumita Mukherjee (Oxford) - 'Tracing Indian Students at Oxford before the Second World War'. Sumita Mukherjee 02 Mar 2010
14 Creative Commons Indian imperial crossings and the Oxford hub Professor Elleke Boehmer (Oxford) - 'Indian imperial crossings and the Oxford hub'. Elleke Boehmer 02 Mar 2010
15 Creative Commons Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824-1873): a young Bengali poet's exam script washes up on Albion's distant shore Dr Alex Riddiford - "Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824-1873): a young Bengali poet's exam script washes up on Albion's distant shore." This reading was delivered by Anshuman Mondal. Alex Riddiford, Anshuman Mondal 02 Mar 2010
16 Creative Commons Musings of Sir Mohammad Iqbal on the Place of Muslims in late Colonial India: Letters to Edward John Thompson, 1933-1934 Professor Humayun Ansari (RHUL) - 'Musings of Sir Mohammad Iqbal on the Place of Muslims in late Colonial India: Letters to Edward John Thompson, 1933-1934'. Humayun Ansari 02 Mar 2010
17 Creative Commons Introduction and Reading Opening of exhibition by Amitav Ghosh and a reading from his In an Antique Land. Introduced by Anshuman Mondal (Brunel). Amitav Ghosh, Anshuman Mondal 02 Mar 2010