The 2015 Panizzi lectures will be given by David McKitterick on “The Invention of Rare Books”. Professor McKitterick is the outgoing Fellow Librarian of Trinity College Cambridge and Honorary Professor of Historical Bibliography at the same University.
Members will be pleased to have the chance to read Kenneth Fincham's presentation to the very successful Archive Evening on 18 May entitled The English Bible c1539 - 1611: Politics and Theology. It can be accessed by clicking here. Kenneth Fincham (picture by Sophia Panteli) is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Kent and specialises in Politics Religion and Culture of 16th and 17th century Europe.
Liveryman David Pearson writes that there is a longstanding informal association between the Company and the Bibliographical Society, the country’s leading learned society for encouraging study and publication around the history of the book.
2013 marks the 400th anniversary of the building of the walls and the incorporation of London~Derry, as part of the Plantation of Ulster, an event with which the City of London, and the livery companies in particular, has a close association.
Starting at 5.30 pm, this will be a unique opportunity to explore the archive collections of the Royal Geographical Society, John Murray and the Royal Marines and to discover their links with one another and with the Stationers’ Company. Click here for more details.
Members of the Company may be interested in the forthcoming conference to be held at King’s College Cambridge on 28-29 June 2013.