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NameDr Kristian Jensen
DepartmentArts and Humanities
PositionHead
Research interestsFifteenth and sixteenth-century history of book distribution, reading, textbooks, collections, ownership, provenance, relation between commercial and intellectual importance of books, university books, school books, history of classification of knowledge, history of botany, Aristotelianism, natural philosophy, languages, the use of Latin, hisotry of collecting.
Related offices heldVice-President of the Bibliographical Society. The editorial board of the British Medieval Library Catalogues, Advisory Council of the Institute of Classical Studies. Member of the comitato scientifico of Studi medievali e umanistici. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Trustee of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Trustee of the Friends of the National Libraries. Member of the Collections and Library Committee of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths; of the Conseil scientifique of the École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l’Information et des Bibliothèques, Lyon; Library Committee of the Royal College of Medicine. Director of the Consortium of European Research Libraries
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Contact detailsTelephone: +44 (0)20 7412 7506
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7787
Email: kristian.jensen@bl.uk