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2018 News and Events

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2018 Events.


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

Tuesday 3 July: Professor Mordechai Feingold (Caltech): ‘Science and Satire in Early Modern England.’

This lecture will take place in the Edward Worth Library at 3.00pm.

All are welcome but as space is limited, seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


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.

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).

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

Open Day on 21 June 2018, from 10.00am-4.00pm to mark the opening of ‘Reading Euclid at the Edward Worth Library‘. This is part of the University of Oxford project Seeing Euclid. All are welcome.


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