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Talks

The Really Popular Book Club: Nineteen Eighty-Four with Dr Lisa Mullen

Who owns the truth? Join us for this book club meeting where we will discuss George Orwell's dystopian novel.

Medieval Touch the fifth sense inscribed on parchment

The Human Touch - Skin to Skin: a tactile understanding of medieval manuscripts

Wed 14 April

Join us for a three-way online conversation with specialists in Manuscripts and Printed Books from the Fitzwilliam Museum, as they reflect on the importance of touch in the making and conserving of medieval manuscripts, and how medieval readers themselves left traces – devout and destructive - of their touch.

Speakers: Suzanne Reynolds, Sara Oberg Stradal and Edward Cheese.

This event is linked to the Fitzwilliam Museum upcoming exhibition 'The Human Touch'.

Cost: Free

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Enquiries: Fitzwilliam Museum Box Office Website Email: tickets@museums.cam.ac.uk

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Wed 14 April 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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