History seminars at the IHR

History of Libraries

A series of research seminars, which are freely open for anyone to attend, has been organized by the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
 
Most seminars take place in Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, or in the Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB.
Meetings usually take place monthly during term-time on Tuesdays at 5.30 p.m.
 
Seminar convenors: Giles Mandelbrote (Lambeth Palace Library); Dr. Keith A. Manley (National Trust); Dr. Raphaële Mouren (Warburg Institute); Professor Isabel Rivers (Queen Mary).
 
The seminars are jointly sponsored by the Institute of English Studies, the Institute of Historical Research, and the Library & Information History Group of CILIP.

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Jon Millington: jon.millington@sas.ac.uk

Venue: Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB unless otherwise stated.

Time: Mainly Tuesdays, beginning at 17:30, unless otherwise indicated in the programme, below. 

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
6 October Details TBA

Professor Greg Woolf (Director, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London)

Venue: Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB


3 November Blurred Lines in the History of Domestic Libraries in the Age of Dibdin's Bibliomania. Details TBC

Dr. K. A. Manley (National Trust)

Venue: Room TBA, Senate House


1 December On books for soldiers in World War I. Details TBA

Dr. Edmund G. C. King (Open University)

Venue: Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB