Programme 2018–2019

Milstein Seminar Rooms, Cambridge University Library, 5:00 pm (except where noted). Tea from 4:30 pm before the lectures.

Thursday, 22 November
*please note this event will begin at 6.00pm, not the usual 5.00pm*
Dr Linda Bree (Former Editorial Director, Cambridge University Press), 'Academic Publishing in the Humanities Today'
Thursday, 7 February
Dr Scot McKendrick (Head of Western Heritage Collections, British Library), 'Collecting Greek Manuscripts in Eighteenth-Century England: the origins, scope and legacy of the collections of Richard Mead and Anthony Askew'
Wednesday, 1 May
Ed Potten (Research Associate, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York) & Dr Tim Chesters (Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages), '"Spiritus anima" - An unrecorded seventeenth-century alchemist's library at Clare College, Cambridge'
Thursday, 30 May
Dr Gill Partington (Munby Fellow), 'Movable Books and the Limits of the Page'
Monday, 24 June, 4.00pm, Queens' College
Tea and the Annual General Meeting, followed by a tour of the Old Library.

Sandars Lectures

The Sandars Reader for 2019 is Dr William Noel (Director of the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Director of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania). The series is entitled 'The Medieval Manuscript and its Digital Image' and takes place on 11th, 12th and 13th March 2019 in the McCrum Lecture Theatre at Corpus Christi College (off Bene't Street). The lectures are entitled 'Collections', 'Interfaces' and 'Tools'.