Professor Rod Thomson will deliver the first Lowe Lecture on Wednesday 22 February.
E A Lowe Lectures in Palaeography 2017
The Fox and the Bees; the First Century of the Library of Corpus Christi College
Professor Rod Thomson will deliver the E A Lowe Lectures at 5pm on the following days in the MBI Al Jaber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College. Professor Thomson is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at the University of Tasmania. He has written extensively about books, libraries and learning in medieval Europe, with special attention to the monk and scholar William of Malmesbury. He has compiled six descriptive catalogues of medieval manuscripts in English collections.
Wednesday 22 February – The Founder as Shaping Force: Richard Fox and his Books
Friday 24 February – The First President as Fox's Instrument: John Claymond's Donations
Monday 27 February - The Library they Produced