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1 John Caius: History as Argument

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In his first lecture, Professor Grafton analyses the reading practices of John Caius (1510-1573) and highlights Caius's adoption of the annal tradition and of renewing documents.

Collection: Sandars Lectures 2016

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Fri 29 Jan 2016


2 Matthew Parker: History as Archive

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In his second lecture, Professor Grafton analyses what Matthew Parker (1504-1575) might have thought he was doing while he was in the process of compiling what is now known as the...

Collection: Sandars Lectures 2016

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Fri 29 Jan 2016


3 Adam Winthrop: History as Resource

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In his third lecture, Professor Grafton studies the layered reading practices of Adam Winthrop and the many generations of the Winthrop family from England to America.

Collection: Sandars Lectures 2016

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Fri 29 Jan 2016


Brooke Palmieri: ‘A Little World of Strangeness’

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Discussion of Thomas Leeds's Temple of Wisdom, reflecting on the treasuring mentality and the role of the 'impartial reader' (recording missed the first five minutes, for which...

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Cities in a changing climate

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For the first time in history, more people live in urban areas than in rural. What are the implications of this movement of people in the context of increasing climate shocks and...

Collection: Sustainable Cities

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Thu 5 Feb 2015


Djoeke van Netten: ‘Collecting and Guarding Information just before and after the Establishment of the Dutch East India...

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Discussion of concealing and revealing, inclusion and exclusion in the history of information gathering of the Dutch East India Company.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Economy and Development - Session 1

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Collection: Nehru and Today's India

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Mon 15 Jun 2015


Emma Spary: 'Plants as Tributes and Treasures in Early Modern France'

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Discussion of collecting of spices as curiosities, with only a gradual move to commodities and competition.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Eric Ketelaar: 'A Gentleman’s Treasuries in the Dutch Republic'

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Discussion of the multiple angles on 'treasuries', office as a social space, and the role of women in the office.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Fabio Antonini: ‘Italian Archives: Administration and Scholarship’

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Discussion of the access and use of the Venetian secret archives, interrelating the administrative impulses with erudite historical study.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Founding and Building India

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Collection: Nehru and Today's India

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Mon 15 Jun 2015


Frances Maguire: ‘Printed Receipts and Personal Solvency: Collecting the Paperwork of Hearth Tax’

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Discussion of the material culture of Hearth Tax, showing the intrusion of the state into households but also the potential for negotiation.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Helen Kemp: ‘All My Manuscripts Papers of My Own Hand to be Carefully Preserved in the Study of the Said Library’

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Discussion of the manuscript library of Thomas Plume

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Internationalism - Session 6

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Collection: Nehru and Today's India

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Mon 15 Jun 2015


Marco Schnyder: ‘Knowledge, Action, and Identity: The Swiss Merchant Nation in Lyon and its Archive (17th-18th...

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Discussion of the Swiss merchant archives and their use in legal and cultural usage.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Matt Symonds: 'Archeology of Reading'

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Discussion of the Archeology of Reading project and the digital archive.

Collection: Treasuries of Knowledge

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Sat 9 Apr 2016


Nehru's Image - Session 3

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Collection: Nehru and Today's India

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Mon 15 Jun 2015


Opening session

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Collection: Nehru and Today's India

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Mon 15 Jun 2015


Pro-Vice Chancellor introducing procedure for handling cases of student harassment and sexual misconduct

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Professor Graham Virgo introduces the University of Cambridge procedure for handling cases of student harassment and sexual misconduct

Collection: Handling cases of harassment and sexual misconduct

Institution: Academic Division

Created: Wed 22 Mar 2017


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