For visits from 19 July, you will not need to pre-book to visit the Treasures Gallery. If you want to visit before 19 July, use the following link to book your slot:
Events at the Library
In this first of three Panizzi lectures, Professor Cynthia Brokaw explores why woodblock printing or xylography, remained, throughout China’s pre-modern history, the major print technology.
Make sure the characters that appear in your own story are brought to life on the page
In this second lecture in the Panizzi series, Cynthia Brokaw considers the dawn of early modern China, the growth of commerce and the rapid increase in the population of city dwellers and how this spurred a publishing boom.