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Cambridge Twilight at Home


Twilight at Home

University of Cambridge Museums is back for a special edition of Twilight, with a whole series of activities you can get involved with at home from 15 February-15 March.

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Ask a scribe

DIGITAL EVENT | 8 Mar 18:00-19:00

Ask the Scribe: Everything you wanted to know about scribes but never met one to ask

As part of our exhibition Ghost Words, on palimpsest manuscripts, find out about the work of an expert who continues the Jewish tradition of handcopying sacred texts

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DIGITAL EVENT | 26 Mar 16:00-16:45

More than meets the eye: Spectral Imaging and its applications to historical research

Join Professor Haida Liang to find out the science behind spectral imaging, and how it is being applied to historical projects, from libraries to archaeological sites.

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The Journey of a Greek Manuscript

In this short video, meet the team behind the Polonsky Foundation Greek Manuscripts Project and find out what they are doing to conserve, digitise and catalogue these manuscripts.

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DIGITAL EVENT | 31 Mar 13:00-13:30

The Journey of a Greek Manuscript – Live Q&A

This is your chance to meet the interdisciplinary project team behind a special video created especially for the Cambridge Festival titled ‘The Journey of a Greek Manuscript’.

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BOOK CLUB | 1 Apr 18:00-19:00

The Really Popular Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Join for this special edition of our book club, as we partner with the Cambridge Festival to discuss Rebecca Skloot's extraordinary book.

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