Programme 2016–2017

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

Wednesday, 7 December
Dr Mark Bland (De Montfort University), 'John Legate: family, finances, and the book-trade before 1640'
Thursday, 26 January
Dr Nick Hardy (Munby Fellow), 'New evidence for the drafting, revision, and intellectual context of the King James Bible (1611)'
Thursday, 23 March
Graham Jefcoate (Former Director, Nijmegen University Library), 'John Henry Bohte: foreign bookseller to the King, 1813-1824'
Thursday, 27 April
Dr Ben Outhwaite (Cambridge University Library), 'Discarded history: the Cairo Genizah'
Wednesday 31 May
Dr Katya Rogatchevskaia (Lead Curator, East European Collections at the British Library): Katya will speak about the genesis of the exhibition 'Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths' (British Library, 28 April-29 August 2017), reflecting on the process of selection and research, the star items and the lives of those who lived through the revolution
Monday 12 June, 4.00pm, Trinity Hall
Tea and the Annual General Meeting in the Graham Storey Room, followed by a private view of books in the Old Library

Sandars Lectures

The Sandars Reader for 2017 is Professor Toshiyuki Takamiya (Professor Emeritus, Keio University) who will lecture on ‘A Cabinet of English Literary Treasures: Reflections on Fifty Years of Book Collecting’. The lectures will be given at 5.00pm on Monday 6 March ('Laurence Nowell and Thomas Cranmer'), Wednesday 8 March ('John Dee and others') and Thursday 9 March ('A bookshelf of literary forgeries') 2016, in the McCrum Lecture Theatre on Bene't Street. The final lecture (9 March) will be followed by a drinks reception.