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'Must it be a Man?' Women's contribution to the University of Oxford
A New Power: Photography, 1800-1850
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Behind the Scenes at the Oxford University Museums
Beyond the Binary: Queering and Questioning Collections and Displays at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Biodiverse Objects
Biology - Organisms Lectures
BOOKNESS at the Bodleian Library
Botanic Garden
Botanic Garden Audio trail
Botanic Garden Chemistry Audio Tour
Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium
Centenary celebration of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford
Centre for the Study of the Book
Collecting COVID: Oral Histories
Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures
Death at the Museum
Designing English: Graphics on the medieval page
Digital Sketchbooks: Using tablets to support a museum art visit
History of the Book 2017-2019
Illuminating the Museums conference 2014
Let Us Now Praise Famous Women - Discovering the work of Female Photographers
Literatures of Multilingual Europe
Living in the Stone Age
Lyell Lectures
Matters of Policy Podcast
Medieval German Studies
Messy Realities - the Secret Life of Technology
Museum of Natural History Public Talks
Oxford Kafka24
Oxford Union Library Audio Tour
Oxford Women in Computing: An Oral History
Persian arts of the book conference 13-14 July 2021
Pitt Rivers Museum
Plant Conservation
Plants and People
Reading, Writing, Romans
Recollecting Oxford Medicine: Oral Histories
Recording the Reformation
Reformation 2017
Researchers at work in Bodleian archives and historic collections
Sheldon Tapestry Maps
Shelley's Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oral Histories
Staging History, 1780 to 1840
Symposium: Agrippa (a book of the dead)
Temple of Science
Textiles in Libraries: Context & Conservation series
The Bodleian Libraries (BODcasts)
The Elements of Drawing
The History of Science Museum
The Oxford Seminars in Cartography: Women and Maps
The Paratexts Podcast
The UN at 70: witness seminar
Thinking with Things: The Oxford Collection
Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums
Valentine's Day at Oxford
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876 Some generalizations about the shape and geographical spread of Latin textual traditions Episode 4 of the Lyell lectures 2024 delivered by Professor Stephen Oakley. Stephen Oakley 20 Jun 2024
875 What happens when incunables replace manuscripts? Episode 4 of the Lyell lectures 2024 delivered by Professor Stephen Oakley. Stephen Oakley 20 Jun 2024
874 Cross-fertilization and the limits of the genealogical method: the case of Catullus Episode 3 of the Lyell lectures 2024 delivered by Professor Stephen Oakley. Stephen Oakley 20 Jun 2024
873 The transmission of the Corpus Cyprianum and Pontius’ Life of Cyprian Episode 2 of the Lyell lectures 2024 delivered by Professor Stephen Oakley. Stephen Oakley 20 Jun 2024
872 The transmission of Julius Caesar’s Civil War Episode 1 of the Lyell lectures 2024 delivered by Professor Stephen Oakley. Stephen Oakley 18 Jun 2024
871 Tuberculosis: vaccines, diagnostics and experience  Kafka died in 1924 of tuberculosis, which remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. This talk looks at the various aspects of tuberculosis from candidate vaccines, the role of genetics in TB treatments and the perspective of a patient. Helen McShane, Philip Fowler 12 Jun 2024
870 Oxford Reads Kafka A collective public reading of 'Metamorphosis' to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Franz Kafka’s death. Bringing together literary figures, civic leaders and University academics and students, this event celebrates the power of Kafka’s voice today. Lemn Sissay, Ben Okri, Lisa Appignanesi, Helen McShane 12 Jun 2024
869 'Kafka's Ape' and 'Words and Music' Interview with the creatives behind two shows inspired by Kafka's story 'A Report for an Academy' which explore race, migration, ageing and "humanimal" agency. Ed Gaughan, Karen Leeder, Tony Miyambo, Wes Williams 07 Jun 2024
868 Exploring Chaucer Here and Now In this webinar, Professor Marion Turner introduces some of the themes of Chaucer Here and Now, the exhibition currently on view at the Weston Library. Marion Turner 05 Apr 2024
867 'The hooly blisful martir for to seke' Manuscripts with Chaucer’s pilgrims Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales tell the story of pilgrims 'from every shires ende / Of Engelond to Caunterbury they wende’. Experience these journeys, both real and imagined, through medieval manuscripts from the Bodleian collection live under the visualiser. Alison Ray, Andrew Dunning 03 Apr 2024
866 We Rise (Together): Taking and Making Space for BIPOC Book Arts Creatives, Cultures, and Histories Tia Blassingame introduced her work leading the Book/Print Artist/Scholar of Color Collective (aka Book/Print Collective) and shared methods for supporting and empowering BIPOC book and print artists Tia Blassingame 13 Feb 2024
865 Agrippa Symposium, closing remarks Closing remarks of the symposium and Q&A Jason Scott-Warren 22 Jan 2024
864 Book studies and book-arts In this session, speakers Gill Partington and Russell Maret share their perspectives on the relationship between book studies and book-arts Gill Partington, Russell Maret, Adam Smyth 22 Jan 2024
863 The Transmission event of Agrippa, 9 December 1992 In this session we hear about the original ‘Transmission’ event of Agrippa Lauren Amazeen, Chris Fletcher, John Maxwell Hobbs, Justine Provino 22 Jan 2024
862 Agrippa Scholars Roundtable In this session, scholars discuss their involvement with and research into Agrippa Caroline Bassett, Quinn DuPont, Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, Alan Liu 22 Jan 2024
861 Hybrid book tour of Agrippa In this session, librarians and archivists from a wide range of international public institutions share their copies of Agrippa Ivy Blackman, Douglas Dodds, Chris Fletcher, Elizabeth James 22 Jan 2024
860 Creative Commons S2 Ep2: BOOKNESS with Kevin Steele BOOKNESS talks to graphic designer and book artist Kevin Steele about his pop-up book ‘The Movable Book of Letterforms’, which is on display in the Bodleian’s exhibition ‘Alphabet’s Alive!’ until the end of January 2024. Alice Evans, Jo Maddocks, Kevin Steele 13 Dec 2023
859 The Dancing Master in Context: Playford’s publishing and music-making in 17th century England In this session, we explore what Playford’s publishing activities can tell us about how music was incorporated into different social environments in seventeenth-century English society and the role music played in peoples lives. Rebecca Herissone, Alice Little, Helen Cook 30 Nov 2023
858 A dance band for Playford? This talk will consider how and why the frontispiece to this edition was different from those in earlier editions and place the image in relation to other images of ballroom dance bands before and after 1728. Jeremy Barlow, Alice Little, Helen Cook 02 Nov 2023
857 S2 Ep1: BOOKNESS with Paul Johnson BOOKNESS talks to book artist Paul Johnson about his pop-up book ‘Dies Natalis’, which was created as a gift to the Bodleian library for the Gifts and Books exhibition. Alice Evans, Jo Maddocks, Paul Johnson 13 Oct 2023
856 Indian Encounters with Early Photography: Camera, Cannon, and the ‘Exhibitionary Complex’ Sean Willcox: Indian Encounters with Early Photography: Camera, Cannon, and the ‘Exhibitionary Complex’ Sean Willcox 20 Aug 2023
855 Materiality and ‘Substance’: Talbot’s experiments in photomechanical printing Francesca Strobino: Materiality and ‘Substance’: Talbot’s experiments in photomechanical printing Francesca Strobino 20 Aug 2023
854 The early history of photography in relation to three notions of “fixity”: chemistry, politics, and meaning Chitra Ramalingam: The early history of photography in relation to three notions of “fixity”: chemistry, politics, and meaning. Chitra Ramalingam 20 Aug 2023
853 Early descriptions of the process of photography Michael Pritchard: Early descriptions of the process of photography. Michael Pritchard 20 Aug 2023
852 The global engagement of two British photographers, James William Newland (1810-57) and Louisa How (1821-93) Elisa deCourcy: The global engagement of two British photographers, James William Newland (1810-57) and Louisa How (1821-93). Elisa deCourcy 20 Aug 2023
851 John Herschel’s earliest photographic trials in 1839 Olena Chervonik: John Herschel’s earliest photographic trials in 1839. Olena Chervonik 20 Aug 2023
850 Photographic images published in books and newspapers show how early British photographers represented racial and class differences in their work Geoffrey Batchen: Photographic images published in books and newspapers show how early British photographers represented racial and class differences in their work Geoffrey Batchen 20 Aug 2023
849 Professor Trudie Lang Georgina Ferry interviews Trudie Lang, Professor of Global Health Research and Head of the Global Health Network, 13 April 2023. Trudie Lang, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
848 Siobhan Gardiner Georgina Ferry interviews Siobhan Gardiner, Clinical Research Nurse, 11 April 2023. Siobhan Gardiner, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
847 Professor Sara Khalid Georgina Ferry interviews Sara Khalid, Associate Professor, 31 March 2023. Sara Khalid, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
846 Professor David Eyre Georgina Ferry interviews David Eyre, Professor of Infectious Diseases, 28 March 2023. David Eyre, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
845 Yi-Chun Wang Georgina Ferry interviews Yi-Chun Wang, Research Scientist and PhD Student, 24 March 2023. Yi-Chun Wang, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
844 Dr Claas Kirchhelle Georgina Ferry interviews Claas Kirchhelle, former Honorary Fellow in Vaccine History (Oxford Vaccine Group/Oxford Martin School), 22 March 2023. Claas Kirchhelle, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
843 Elizabeth Stafford Georgina Ferry interviews Elizabeth Stafford, Clinical Research Nurse Manager, 22 March 2023. Elizabeth Stafford, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
842 Sam Foster Georgina Ferry interviews Sam Foster, former Chief Nursing Officer (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust), 22 March 2023. Sam Foster, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
841 Professor Mary Daly Georgina Ferry interviews Mary Daly, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, 20 March 2023. Mary Daly, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
840 Sumali Bajaj Georgina Ferry interviews Sumali Bajaj, DPhil student (Department of Biology), 17 March 2023. Sumali Bajaj, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
839 Dr Andrew Brent Georgina Ferry interviews Andrew Brent, Consultant in Infectious Diseases & General Internal Medicine and Deputy Chief Medical Officer (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), 17 March 2023. Andrew Brent, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
838 Creative Commons Persian lacquered bookbinding: A journey through its layers and conservation challenges Conservation Scientist Prof. Dr. Mandana Barkeshli looks at lacquered bookbindings made by Persian artisans in the 16th to 19th centuries. Mandana Barkeshli 17 Jul 2023
837 Dr Xin Xu Georgina Ferry interviews Xin Xu, Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) and Junior Research Fellow (Kellogg College), 15 March 2023. Xin Xu, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
836 Professor Kate Orkin Georgina Ferry interviews Kate Orkin, Associate Professor in Economics and Public Policy, 15 March 2023. Kate Orkin, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
835 Professor Daniel Prieto-Alhambra Georgina Ferry interviews Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Professor of Pharmaco- and Device Epidemiology, 14 March 2023. Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
834 Dr Rajarshi Banerjee Georgina Ferry interviews Rajarshi Banerjee, CEO Perspectum and former student of Oxford Medical School, 14 March 2023. Rajarshi Banerjee, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
833 Tony Brett Georgina Ferry interviews Tony Brett, Director of Medical Sciences Division IT Services, 28 February 2023. Tony Brett, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
832 Professor Sheetal Silal Georgina Ferry interviews Sheetal Silal, Associate Professor (Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town) and Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in Tropical Disease Modelling (Nuffield Department of Medicine), 28 February 2023. Sheetal Silal, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
831 Dr Ane Ogbe Georgina Ferry interviews Ane Ogbe, former Senior Immunologist (Frater Lab) and Group Leader (Evox Therapeutics), 23 Febrauary 2023. Ane Ogbe, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
830 Professor Nicole Zitzmann Georgina Ferry interviews Nicole Zitzmann, Professor of Virology and Principal Investigator (Department of Biochemistry), 22 February 2023. Nicole Zitzmann, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
829 Dr Chia Chen (Jane) Hsu Georgina Ferry interviews Chia Chen (Jane) Hsu, Chief Operating Officer (SimCell) and former postdoctoral researcher (Institute of Biomedical Engineering), 20 February 2023. Chia Chen (Jane) Hsu, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
828 Chris Price Georgina Ferry interviews Chris Price, Divisional Registrar and Chief Operating Officer for Medical Sciences, 8 February 2023. Chris Price, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
827 Creative Commons Analysis of Pigments on Painted Byzantine and Japanese Manuscripts An introduction to the analysis of painted Byzantine and Japanese manuscripts by the Bodleian Libraries' new Heritage Scientist. Kate Fulcher 04 Jul 2023
826 Daniel Meadows - 50 years of The Free Photographic Omnibus Daniel Meadows is a pioneer of contemporary British documentary practice. A photographer, documentarian and digital storyteller. He returns to the Bodleian library to muse on his life and archive and the power of photography. Daniel Meadows 27 Jun 2023
825 Queer Bibliography: A Discussion What is queer bibliography? How does it intersect with other critical bibliographies, (feminist, Black and liberation bibliography)? How does it relate to traditional bibliographic practice? What opportunities might queer methods and approaches provide? Sarah Pyke, James Sargan, Adam Smyth 26 Jun 2023
824 The New Nature of the Book: Publishing and Printing in the Post-Digital Era In this lecture, Matthew Kirschenbaum considers textual stability, a concern of publishers and readers since before the advent of printing, in the post-digital era. Matthew Kirschenbaum 13 Jun 2023
823 Professor Brian Marsden Georgina Ferry interviews Brian Marsden, Associate Professor for Data Management and Research Informatics, 3 February 2023. Brian Marsden, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
822 Omar El Muhanna Georgina Ferry interviews Omar El Muhanna, Senior Operations Manager (Clinical BioManufacturing Facility), 2 February 2023. Omar El Muhanna, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
821 Dr Alex Mentzer Georgina Ferry interviews Alex Mentzer, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer, 25 January 2023. Alex Mentzer, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
820 Dr Lennard Lee Georgina Ferry interviews Lennard Lee, Academic Clinical Lecturer and Medical Oncologist, 19 January 2023. Lennard Lee, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
819 Dr Helen Salisbury Georgina Ferry interviews Helen Salisbury, GP and Senior Medical Education Fellow, 19 January 2023. Helen Salisbury, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
818 Professor Neelika Malavige Georgina Ferry interviews Neelika Malavige, Academic Visitor and Professor (University of Sri Jayewardenepura), 18 January 2023. Neelika Malavige, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
817 Dr Edward O'Neill Georgina Ferry interviews Edward O'Neill, Postdoctoral Researcher (Department of Oncology) and vaccine volunteer, 12 January 2023. Edward O'Neill, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
816 Dr Emma Flint Georgina Ferry interviews Emma Flint, former medical student (Oxford Medical School), 5 January 2023. Emma Flint, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
815 Professor Stanley Ulijaszek Georgina Ferry interviews Stanley Ulijaszek, Professor of Human Ecology, 15 December 2022. Stanley Ulijaszek, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
814 Dr Thomas Kirk Georgina Ferry interviews Thomas Kirk, Former DPhil student (Biomedical Engineering), conducted by Georgina Ferry, 6 December 2022. Thomas Kirk, Georgina Ferry 12 Jun 2023
813 Shaping legacies Lecture 5 of the 2023 Lyell lecture series Ann M Blair 01 Jun 2023
812 Complicating attributions Lecture 4 of the 2023 Lyell lecture series Ann M Blair 01 Jun 2023
811 Mechanical and intellectual Lecture 3 of the 2023 Lyell lecture series Ann M Blair 01 Jun 2023
810 Invisible and visible Lecture 2 of the 2023 Lyell lecture series Ann M Blair 01 Jun 2023
809 Amanuenses in the longue durée Lecture 1 of the 2023 Lyell lecture series Ann M Blair 01 Jun 2023
808 Dr Sile Johnson Georgina Ferry interviews Sile Johnson, former medical student (Oxford Medical School), 15 December 2022. Sile Johnson, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
807 Dr Cristian Roman Georgina Ferry interviews Cristian Roman, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 14 December 2022. Cristian Roman, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
806 Dr Andrew Kwok Georgina Ferry interviews Andrew Kwok, Former PhD student (Functional Genomics in Sepsis), 3 December 2022. Andrew Kwok, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
805 Dr Janelle Winters Georgina Ferry interviews Janelle Winters, Postdoctoral Research Associate (Faculty of History), 2 December 2022. Janelle Winters, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
804 Emma Bolam Georgina Ferry interviews Emma Bolam, Head of Production (Clinical BioManufacturing Facility), 24 November 2022. Emma Bolam, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
803 Professor Matthew Snape Georgina Ferry interviews Matthew Snape, Visiting Professor (University of Oxford Department of Paediatrics), 22 November 2022 matthew snape, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
802 Dr Stephanie Tierney Georgina Ferry interviews Stephanie Tierney, Health Services Researcher, Departmental Lecturer, 15 November 2022. Stephanie Tierney, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
801 Dr Marion Watson Georgina Ferry interviews Marion Watson, Head of Operations, Clinical Trials (Jenner Institute), 14 November 2022. Marion Watson, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
800 Dr Raha West Georgina Ferry interviews Raha West, Principal Investigator on the RECOVERY Trial, 10 November 2022. Raha West, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
799 Dr Annette von Delft Georgina Ferry interviews Annette von Delft, Translational Scientist (Centre for Medicines Discovery), 16 June 2022. Annette von Delft, Georgina Ferry 22 May 2023
798 What is Photography For? Social documentary photographer Jim Mortram and photographer and publisher Craig Atkinson ponder why should we care about photography? Why take photographs? Why preserve them. Helen Cooke, Jim Mortram, Craig Atkinson 05 May 2023
797 Making wood type then and now Thomas Gravemaker explores the history of wood type printing as well as his own recent manufacture using digital design and a CNC router. Thomas Gravemaker 19 Apr 2023
796 Modern Times: Photography in Britain 1800–1850 Geoffrey Batchen explores the first fifty years of photography in Britain. Geoffrey Batchen 06 Apr 2023
795 Professor José Villar Georgina Ferry interviews José Villar, Professor of Perinatal Medicine, 8 November 2022. José Villar, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
794 Dr Adam Ritchie Georgina Ferry interviews Adam Ritchie, Senior Vaccine Programme Manager, 31 October 2022. Adam Ritchie, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
793 Professor Martin Landray Georgina Ferry interviews Sir Martin Landray, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, 27 October 2022. Martin Landray, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
792 Professor Richard Cornall Georgina Ferry interviews Richard Cornall, Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, 26 October 2022. Richard Cornall, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
791 Professor Marian Knight Georgina Ferry interviews Marian Knight, Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health, 13 October 2022. Marian Knight, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
790 Tracey Mustoe Georgina Ferry interviews Tracey Mustoe, University Biological Safety Officer, 21 September 2022. Tracey Mustoe, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
789 Professor John Bell (part three) Georgina Ferry interviews Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, 21 September 2022. John Bell, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
788 Professor Lisa White Georgina Ferry interviews Lisa White, Professor of Modelling in Epidemiology at the Big Data Institute, 13 September 2022. Lisa White, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
787 Dr Max Roser Georgina Ferry interviews Max Roser, Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Global Development, 2 September 2022. Max Roser, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
786 Dr Carina Joe Georgina Ferry interviews Carina Joe, Senior Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Vaccine Development, 1 September 2022. Carina Joe, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
785 Professor William James Georgina Ferry interviews William James, Professor of Virology, 18 August 2022. William James, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
784 Professor Alain Townsend Georgina Ferry interviews Alain Townsend, Professor of Molecular Immunology, 16 August 2022. Alain Townsend, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
783 Professor John Bell (part two) Georgina Ferry interviews Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, 28 April 2022. John Bell, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
782 Professor Aris Katzourakis Georgina Ferry interviews Aris Katzourakis, Professor of Evolution and Genomics, 27 January 2022. Aris Katzourakis, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
781 ARCHiOX - Seeing the Unseen in Bodleian Collections A research collaboration between the Bodleian Libraries and the Factum Foundation John Barrett, Adam Lowe, Jorge Cano, Andrew Irving 17 Feb 2023
780 Professor Lucie Cluver Georgina Ferry interviews Lucie Cluver, Professor of Child and Family Social Work, 7 July 2022. Lucie Cluver, Georgina Ferry 04 Jan 2023
779 Professor Carl Heneghan Georgina Ferry interviews Carl Heneghan, Professor of Evidence Based Medicine, 4 July 2022. Carl Heneghan, Georgina Ferry 04 Jan 2023
778 Professor Sunetra Gupta Georgina Ferry interviews Sunetra Gupta, Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology, 15 June 2022. Sunetra Gupta, Georgina Ferry 04 Jan 2023
777 Professor David Stuart Georgina Ferry interviews Sir David Stuart, Professor of Structural Biology, 10 June 2022. David Stuart, Georgina Ferry 04 Jan 2023