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Annual Buchanan Esperanto Lecture

Sydney Jones Library, Liverpool, L69 3BX, North West
Open Lectures & Talks'Please come and support the event. Admission free. Refreshments provided.'
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1069
Visits to Website310

Bibliographical Society, The

Pearson Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, Camden, WC1E 6BT, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly evening meetings.
Named Lectures & TalksGraham Pollard Memorial Lecture | Homee and Phiroze Randeria Lecture | Panizzi Lectures
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP754
Visits to Website690

British Centre for Literary Translation [UEA]

Kings Place, 90 York Way, Islington, N1 9AG, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'Annual Sebald Lecture on literary translation, preceded by presentations and readings from the annual Translation Prizes.' Also list of related events.
Online Lectures & TalksAudio recordings of previous Annual Lectures.
Named Lectures & TalksSebald Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of East Anglia
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP658
Visits to Website525

Cambridge Bibliographical Society

Morison Room, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR, Eastern
Open Lectures & TalksEarly Wednesday evening meetings.
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP844
Visits to Website590

Centre for the History of the Book

22A Buccleuch Place, City of Edinburgh, EH8 9LN, Scotland
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures: enquire about attendance.
Named Lectures & TalksBlackwell Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of Edinburgh
Historic CountyMidlothian
Views 'Full' Record + MAP767
Visits to Website657

Clark Lectures

Trinity College, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ, Eastern
Open Lectures & TalksUsually four lectures held in Lent Term: 'They are open to all, with no ticket required.'
Also IndexedTrinity College Cambridge
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1002
Visits to Website476

Department of English and Humanities [Birkbeck]

Birkbeck University of London, 43 Gordon Square, Camden, WC1H 0PD, London
Open Lectures & TalksAttendance at most of the seminars on the extensive list is normally restricted to students and academics within the University. But there are a number open more generally, since there are often annotations such as: 'This event will be free but places are limited'. (So worth exploring further, but definitely enquire first about attendance.)
Also IndexedBirkbeck University of London
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1882
Visits to Website522

Department of English and Modern Languages [Oxford Brookes]

Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP, South East
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksResearch Seminar Series 'open to all' plus other events which might be attended by all.
Also IndexedOxford Brookes University
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP683
Visits to Website739

Department of Language & Linguistics [Essex]

University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, Eastern
Navigate Website>>> Seminars
Open Lectures & TalksExtensive seminar programme, each description often annotated: 'This event is open to the general public'. Occasional more general lectures.
Also IndexedUniversity of Essex
Historic CountyEssex
Views 'Full' Record + MAP733
Visits to Website411

Designer Bookbinders

The Art Workers Guilld, 6 Queen Square, Camden, WC1N 3AT, London
Open Lectures & Talks'Designer Bookbinders highly regarded and popular series of lectures will take place monthly through October to March (except December).' Tuesday evenings and Saturdays.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP875
Visits to Website536

Edinburgh Bibliographical Society
Navigate Website>>> Programmes
Open Lectures & TalksUsually monthly meetings, Thursday evenings: 'Guests and visitors are welcome to meetings and to the annual dinner, and (depending on places available) to the May outing.' Note the Annual John Murray Archive Lecture, held jointly with the National Library of Scotland.
Named Lectures & TalksJohn Murray Archive Lecture
Historic CountyMidlothian
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1004
Visits to Website650

Edwin Waugh Dialect Society

Methodist Chapel, Jarvis Street, Rochdale, OL12 0JE, North West
Navigate Website>>> Syllabus
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month from October to the following April ... commencing at 7.30 pm prompt ... Why not come and visit us at one of our meetings? Tha'll find a gradely welcome theer. Then if you'd like to join us afterwards, we'll be more than happy to welcome you as a member.'
Historic CountyLancashire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP870
Visits to Website491

Europe Japan Research Centre [Oxford Brookes]

Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP, South East
Open Lectures & Talks'Every semester the Europe Japan Research Centre hosts a series of talks and other events by scholars, artists and commentators from around the world who are Japan specialists. Under the auspices of our Japan Interest Group (JIG), these events are open to the public with guests including students, active and retired researchers or anyone with an interest in Japan.'
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP726
Visits to Website547

Friends of Norfolk Dialect
Navigate Website>>> Diary Dates
Open Lectures & Talks'Several times a year we organise social and fundraising events in all parts of the county, culminating in an ever-popular seasonal "Panto" – in dialect, naturally!'
Historic CountyNorfolk
Views 'Full' Record + MAP818
Visits to Website557

Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media [Reading]

Department of English Language and Literature, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6UR, South East
Navigate Website>>> News & Events
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Lecture, started 'on the occasion of Tony Watkins's retirement in 2003, to mark his great role in the shaping of children's literature studies, and his founding role in making Reading an international leader in this field through founding and running the MA in Children's Literature (the first accredited MA in this field in the UK), and the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood (CIRCL)' The Centre organizes other events which are 'open to all'.
Named Lectures & TalksTony Watkins Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of Reading | CIRCL
Historic CountyBerkshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP624
Visits to Website403

Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project, The

Thornhaugh Street, Camden, WC1H 0XG, London
Open Lectures & TalksVarious events are organized which members of the public might be able to attend.
Also IndexedSchool of Oriental & African Studies
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP737
Visits to Website461

Open Lectures & Talks'HoBo currently aims to provide comprehensive coverage of all UK seminars, lectures and conferences related to the history of the book.'
Also IndexedHistory of the Book @ Oxford
Type of BodyWeb Portal
Views 'Full' Record + MAP670
Visits to Website640

Institute of English Studies

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Navigate Website>>> Lectures & Readings
Open Lectures & Talks'The Institute of English Studies runs one of the largest programmes of events in the subject area, ranging from one-day to week-long conferences, over twenty research seminars and several annual public lectures given by distinguished international scholars.'
Named Lectures & TalksJohn Coffin Memorial Lectures in English
Also IndexedUniversity of London: School of Advanced Study
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP683
Visits to Website633

Maps and Society Lectures

The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, Camden, WC1H 0AB, London
Open Lectures & TalksLectures in the history of cartography organized by a small group of enthusiasts: Occasional Thursdays at 5.00 pm each term: 'All are most welcome'.
Also IndexedWarburg Institute | Antiquarian Booksellers Association | International Map Collectors' Society
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP590
Visits to Website602

National Centre for Research in Children's Literature [Roehampton]

University of Roehampton, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PJ, London
Navigate Website>>> English and Creative Writing >>> National Centre for Research in Children's Literature (NCRCL) >>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'In association with the Department of English and Creative Writing, the NCRCL hosts a number of research talks across the year which are given by a wide range of experts in the field of children’s literature and are open to anyone who wishes to attend.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Roehampton
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Views 'Full' Record + MAP892
Visits to Website737

Northumbrian Language Society, The
Navigate Website>>> The Northumbrian Language Society >>> News & Activities
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize the Annual Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture. Also: 'Branch Meetings are held in Newcastle and Hexham every month or so, with guest speakers and performers'.
Named Lectures & TalksRoland Bibby Memorial Lecture
Historic CountyNorthumberland
Views 'Full' Record + MAP659
Visits to Website340

Oxford Bibliographical Society

Taylor Institution, St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3NA, South East
Navigate Website>>> Programme
Open Lectures & TalksProgramme of early Monday evening meetings.
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP653
Visits to Website573

Panizzi Foundation, The

The British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, Camden, NW1 2DB, London
Navigate Website>>> Search for 'Panizzi'
Open Lectures & TalksOffer the Panizzi Lectures 'An annual lecture series, held in the British Library, focused around an aspect of historical bibliography or the history of the book, which combines scholarly content with an aim to advance public understanding of the subject.' Usually held in the Autumn.
Online Lectures & TalksPodcasts - Panizzi Lectures 'Listen to and download audio associated with the "Panizzi Lectures".'
Also IndexedBritish Library
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyTrust & Foundation
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1940
Visits to Website792

Philological Society, The

School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Sqaure, Camden, WC1H OXG, London
Navigate Website>>> Meetings
Open Lectures & Talks'PhilSoc holds seven meetings each academic year, in October, November, January, February, March, May (AGM) and June. At each meeting, a full paper is read. Meetings start at 4.15 pm, with tea served to members and their guests from 3.45 pm. Unless indicated otherwise, meetings are held on Fridays.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP705
Visits to Website692

Sandars Lectures

University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR, Eastern
Open Lectures & Talks'The Sandars Readership in Bibliography was instituted in 1895 by Mr Samuel Sandars of Trinity College, and continues today in the annual series of Sandars Lectures.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Cambridge | Cambridge University Library
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1088
Visits to Website712

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