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This Week in London - James Cook's voyages; Diana's landmine moment remembered; and, the influence of the Greeks on Rodin...

Marking 250 years since Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth aboard the Endeavour in 1768 comes a new exhibition at the British Library focusing on the explorer’s three world-changing voyages aboard the… 451 more words

Twentieth Century

UK & Programme Partner News: Tyne & Wear, Ashmolean, British Library and Museum of East Asian Art

Take a look at these three new exhibitions opening at ITP-linked museums – including UK Partner the Ashmolean – exploring international artists and themes from the 1760s to our present moment. 223 more words

Exhibitions

Shakespeare borrowed the work of others....

“A 16th-century manuscript hidden in the depths of the British Library and decoded using plagiarism software has been pinpointed as a previously unknown source for Shakespeare’s plays. 218 more words

Richard III

Britain's Secret Theft of Ethiopia's Most Wondrous Manuscripts - Atlas Obscura

IN THE BASEMENT OF LONDON’S British Library I was led into a small well-lit room, marking the end of a journey that began in the Ethiopian Highlands at the Addis Ababa home of a remarkable British historian. 56 more words

United Kingdom

Event: Atayal Weavers of Taiwan Demonstration

Event dates: 11 May 2018 and 12 May 2018, British Library, London

The Atayal people of Taiwan are known for their ancient textile-weaving traditions. Join weavers Shu-li Lin and Hsiu-yu Chen for workshops and demonstrations exploring Atayal weaving techniques. 143 more words

Events

#Becomingeducational Creativity and Innovation Week

#creativeHE #ImaginEd #BritishLibrary #FreeEvent #22ndApril

The Library of Ideas: Creative Use of The British Library

Discover how the British Library can help you create and develop your own artistic projects. 341 more words

Gulf Times: QNL, British Library sign agreement for digitisation

Gulf Times: QNL, British Library sign agreement for digitisation. “Qatar Foundation vice chairperson and CEO HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani and the British Library chief executive Roly Keating on Tuesday signed an agreement that will see Qatar National Library (QNL) begin Phase 3 of its partnership with the British Library. 25 more words

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