Programme 2017–2018

Milstein Seminar Rooms, Cambridge University Library, 5:00 pm (except where noted). Tea from 4:30 pm before the lectures.

Tuesday, 17 October
Dr Suzanne Reynolds (Fitzwilliam Museum), 'Illuminated incunabula in Cambridge'
Wednesday, 29 November
Dr Allison Ksiazkiewicz, 'Landscapes below: Mapping and the new science of geology'
Thursday, 22 February
Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey, 'The power of the image in liberated France 1944-1946'
Wednesday, 9 May
Dr Dennis Duncan (Munby Fellow), 'Proud adversaries: the readers in the Adversaria shelves'
Monday 11 June, 4.00pm, Wren Library (Trinity College)
Tea and the Annual General Meeting, followed by a private view of the Crewe Collection.

Sandars Lectures

The Sandars Reader for 2018 is Dr Peter Wothers (St Catharine's College, Cambridge). The series is entitled 'Chemical Attractions' and concerns the history and collecting of rare books on chemistry. Lectures will be given at 5.00pm on Tuesday 6th ('Chemical Attractions - the spark'), Wednesday 7th ('Hydrogen Pistols at Dawn') and Thursday 8th March ('Women's and Childrens Firsts'), in the McGrath Centre at St Catharine's. The final lecture (8th March) will be followed by a drinks reception.