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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

History of the Book Lecture

Details of the next lecture in the History of the Book series will be posted here shortly. Meanwhile, see below for details of topics covered in the past.

Past Lectures

Tue, 30 June 20209:00am The Inaugural Durham History of the Book Conference: Bibliophilia and Bibliophobia
Mon, 29 June 20209:00am The Inaugural Durham History of the Book Conference: Bibliophilia and Bibliophobia
Tue, 19 May 20206:00pm to 7:00pmCANCELLED: History of the Book Lecture:Pilgrim Songs, Silence and Noise on the Way to Santiago
Thu, 17 October 20199:30am to 11:00amWorkshop: "Window onto the Domain of a Concept"
Wed, 16 October 20195:30pm to 6:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture: "The Roundel: Window onto the Domain of a Concept"
Wed, 17 October 20185:30pm to 8:00pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2018:'Hoccleve Manuscripts'
Wed, 8 November 20175:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2017: Print and the Reformation: a drama in three acts
Wed, 19 October 20165:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2016:The Colours of Manuscripts: From Concept to Exhibition
Wed, 21 October 20155:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2015: Medieval Manuscripts from Germany in the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Wed, 29 October 20145:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2014: The Renaissance in the North: Durham, York and the Fortunes of Humanist Script
Wed, 30 October 20135:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2013: Reading the Lindisfarne Gospels: image, text, context
Wed, 7 November 20125:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2012: Time and Man: Authorship in the High Middle Ages
Wed, 26 October 20115:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2011: Royal Manuscripts on Exhibition at the British Library
Wed, 27 October 20105:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2010: Shakespeare's First Folio
Wed, 28 October 20095:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2009: Books Chained and Books Burned: the fate of Wyclif's Writings in England
Wed, 29 October 20085:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2008: The Durham Books that Got Away: the fate of the Cathedral Library after the Reformation
Wed, 31 October 20075:30pmHistory of the Book Lecture 2007: The Illustrated Service Books of the Emperors Otto III and Henry II