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Cambridge lecturer Solomon Schechter among thousands of Genizah fragments in his office after their transportation from the Ben Ezra synagogue in Cairo.

Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo

This exhibition provides a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.

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Illustration Now: Exhibition Symposium

Sat 30 September

Downing College

ILLUSTRATION NOW
2PM Saturday 30 September 2017
Assembly Room, Howard Building

Join us for a free symposium to celebrate The Best of All Possible Worlds: Quentin Blake at The Folio Society. Our panel of eminent speakers will discuss the state of illustration today, Quentin Blake's contribution to illustration and life as a professional illustrator.

SPEAKERS
Prof. Martin Salisbury (Cambridge School of Art) Illustration Now: Education and Trends
Olivia Ahmad (House of Illustration) Quentin Blake: Beyond Books
Anuska Allepuz (Illustrator) Illustration as a Career: Keeping it Personal

Cost: free

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Free booking.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/illustration-now-tickets-36435830550?aff=erelexpmlt

Enquiries: Prerona Prasad Website Email: gallery@dow.cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223746300

Timing

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Sat 30 September 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Venue

Address: Downing College
Assembly Room - Howard Building
Regent Street
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1DQ
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Email: gallery@dow.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1223 334800
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