Monthly Archives: January 2014

OU Book History Research Group seminar series

Monday 3 February 2014: University of London, Senate House, Room 234 (2nd floor), 5.30-7.00pm Sebastiaan Verweij (University of Oxford) ‘Reading Records: The Commonplace Books of Francis Russell at Woburn Abbey’ This paper will present and discuss the manuscript library of … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities in Practice

The Digital Humanities Thematic Research Network is pleased to present the next event in the Digital Humanities in Practice series. Text analysis: the digital dimension What can computers, which have no understanding of words or concepts, contribute to the analysis … Continue reading

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OU on the BBC: Britain’s Great War

On Monday 27th January 2014, the first episode of Britain’s Great War will be shown on BBC1 at 9pm. In this 4-part landmark series Jeremy Paxman presents a thought-provoking account of how the First World War affected the lives of … Continue reading

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Prof Lorna Hardwick at TRIVIUM

TRIVIUM is a new interdisciplinary research network hosted by the Institute of Classical Studies. The series opens with a lecture by Professor Lorna Hardwick Time: 4:30 Location: Room 246, Senate House, London, WC1E 7HU Jan 14 – ‘Hijackings, interruptions and … Continue reading

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Seminar Series: Paper, Pen and Ink: Manuscript Cultures in Early Modern England

The OU’s Book History Research Group’s series for 2014 is themed around Paper, Pen and Ink: Manuscript Cultures in Early Modern England. The full programme is at http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/english/book-history/paper-pen-ink.shtml For further information, please contact the series organiser, Jonathan Gibson (jonathan.gibson@open.ac.uk). Monday … Continue reading

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