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Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo

Monday-Friday 09.00-18.00, Saturday 09.00-16.30
27 April – 28 October 2017
Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library

 

This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.


DISPLAY | 29 May | ALL WELCOME

Conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive

This exhibition provides a unique opportunity to see how the records have been conserved to ensure their continued accessibility.

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EXHIBITION | 29 May | ALL WELCOME

Exhibition: Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo

This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.

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TOUR | 1 Jun 16.00-16.45 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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TOUR | 3 Jun 11:00-12:00 | FRIENDS

Tower Tour: the Height of Fashion

By popular demand, the tower tours are back! Not already a member? Join at www.lib.cam.ac.uk/friends

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TOUR | 6 Jun 11.30-12.15 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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EVENT | 14 Jun 19.00-21.30 | ALL WELCOME

Cam Lates presents Improv at the Library: The Wunderkammer

Hilarious improv brought to you from Do Not Adjust Your Stage and inspired by our latest exhibition, Discarded History: the Genizah of Medieval Cairo.

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TOUR | 15 Jun 16.00-16.45 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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EVENT | 28 Jun 18:00-20:00 | FRIENDS

Friends Summer Party

It’s all about fun at the Summer Party, so join us in an impressive setting for drinks and nibbles, entertainment, exhibitions and excellent company!

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TOUR | 29 Jun 16.00-16.45 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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TOUR | 13 Jul 16.00-16.45 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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TOUR | 18 Jul 11.30-12.15 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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TOUR | 27 Jul 16.00-16.45 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

Full details

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