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Open House 2018 – Alexandra Road Estate, Camden

Friday, September 21, 2018

This weekend is Open House and one of the highlights is the Alexandra Road Estate, which features heavily in the British Library oral history collections.

Making Magic: conjuring and ventriloquism in In the Spotlight’s regional theatre volumes

Friday, September 21, 2018

by Beatrice Ashton-Lelliott, a PhD researcher at the University of Portsmouth studying the presentation of nineteenth-century magicians in biographies, literature, and the popular press. She recently spent three months as a research placement student on the British Library’s In the...

Panji in Javanese manuscripts

Friday, September 21, 2018

Today’s guest blog is by Java specialist Prof. Ann Kumar of the Australian National University. The legend of the Javanese culture hero Panji has endured longer, spread more widely, and been represented in more genres than any other in Southeast...

Cataloguer and Researcher, Early modern English manuscripts

Friday, September 21, 2018

The British Library is undertaking a new project to digitise many of its most important English manuscripts from the period 1500 to 1650. We are recruiting three Cataloguer/Researchers to work on this project, who will use their specialist knowledge of...

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