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Nine-month internship in the Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts section

23 November 2014

The British Library is pleased to be able to offer a paid internship in the Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts section of the Western Heritage Department for a doctoral or post-doctoral student in History, History of Art or other...

The Death of a Countess and the Draw of Local History

21 November 2014

Some time ago, in my blog post about the Austro-Italian Front of the First World War, I mentioned the accidental death of Lucy Christalnigg, which occurred in the tense months before war broke out, and rather presaged it. Shortly after...

Jolly chuffed to spend a very hockey sticks weekend in Dulwich village

21 November 2014

Jonnie Robinson, Lead Curator of Spoken English, writes: Last weekend I went to Dulwich to watch my daughter play hockey, which gave me the opportunity of exploring Dulwich village for the first time. The highlight of a thoroughly pleasant stroll...

Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships at the British Library

21 November 2014

Opening leaf of the Old English epic poem ‘Beowulf’, 4th quarter of the 10th century or 1st quarter of the 11th century, Cotton MS Vitellius A XV, f. 132r This is a reminder that the deadline for applications for a...

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