Seminar in the History of the Book

The History of the Book and French, Scottish, and British Authors, Hand-Printing in the 21st Century, 15cHEBRAICA, and introducing the digital resources of the 15cBOOKTRADE

Weston Library, Visiting Scholars’ Centre (VSC) – Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15pm

Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)
Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College), Alexandra Franklin (CSB Oxford)
Timing: Hilary Term, Fridays 14:15
Web Address: http://15cbooktrade.ox.ac.uk/news-events-dissemination/seminar-in-the-history-of-the-book/
Organising department: Bodleian Libraries

Talks:

Friday 22 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Follow the Money: Wynkyn de Worde, Jacques Ferrebouc and the Bardi
Date: 22 January 2021, 14:15 - 15:15 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Matthew Payne (Keeper of the Muniments, Westminster Abbey)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 29 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Special Session
Date: 29 January 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 5 February 2021 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

The Borromei’s trade unveiled: digging for information in fifteenth-century account-books
Date: 5 February 2021, 14:15 - 15:15 (Friday, 3rd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Francesco Guidi-Bruscoli (University of Florence, Italy)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 19 February 2021 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Hidden in plain sight. Printed books from the Japanese Mission Press in the Bodleian Collections
Date: 19 February 2021, 14:15 - 15:15 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Alessandro Bianchi (Bodleian Libraries, Oxford)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 26 February 2021 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Streets and Serendipity: “Locating” Daryaganj Sunday Patri Kitab Bazar
Date: 26 February 2021, 14:15 - 15:15 (Friday, 6th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Kanupriya Dhingra (SOAS, University of London)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 5 March 2021 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Hunting for readers in sixteenth-century editions of the works of Euclid
Date: 5 March 2021, 14:15 - 15:15 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 12 March 2021 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Buying Incunabula at Gimbel Brothers Department Store: A Curious Chapter in the History of American Book Collecting
Date: 12 March 2021, 14:15 - 15:15 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : William Stoneman (Cambridge, MA)
Venue Details: Online with Zoom
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Editor: Laura Spence