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2018 News and Events

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2018 Events.


Open Day on Friday 18 May: 10.00am-4.00pm; free tours of the Edward Worth Library. All are welcome.


See our new exhibition on John Strype, curated by Dr. Ralph Stevens (Worth Library Research Fellow, 2017).


The next event lecture in the Worth Library Seminar Series for 2018 is as follows:

Tuesday 22 May:  Dr Jane Stevens Crawshaw (Oxford Brookes University): ‘The State of the environment: Public Health and Technology in Renaissance Genoa’.

Previous Events:


Wednesday 21 March: Dr Ralph Stevens (UCD): ‘Histories, sermons, and bibles: religious texts in the Worth collection’.

This lecture marks the launch of Dr Stevens’ exhibition on the same subject.

Thursday 5 April: Dr Michael Schonhardt (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg): ‘A scientific revolution before Galilei? How the astrolabe transformed 11th century science.’

Please note that this lecture will take place at 5.15pm in the Medieval History Seminar Room, 5-7 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2. This is the Medieval and Renaissance Medicine and Science Lecture, which is a joint lecture between the Edward Worth Library and the Department of History, Trinity College, Dublin.

Friday 13 April: Dr Ida Milne (Maynooth University): ‘The 1918-1918 influenza pandemic in Ireland – medicine, politics, and people.’

Please note that this lecture will take place at 1.00pm in the Boardroom of Dr Steevens’ Hospital. This is a joint initiative of the Edward Worth Library and the Dr Steevens’ Hospital Library.


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