Inspiring Knowledge

Main Library Lounge
Monday 26 September 2016 (08:00) - Friday 30 June 2017 (22:00)
Durer's Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros by Albrecht Durer, from Conrad Gessner's Historia Animalium (1551-1558), Cadbury Research Library

Works of innovation and imagination that have shaped our world.

This exhibition celebrates the opening of the University's new Library by showcasing groundbreaking works from the past 500 years that formed new ways of thinking and inspired generations to come. Drawn from the University's treasures in the Cadbury Research Library, the exhibition includes original editions of The Nuremberg Chronicle (1543), The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (1561) and The Fabric of the Human Body by Andreas Vesalius (1543).

Join us for a series of Inspiring Knowledge lunchtime lectures as our experts delve into the stories behind these three landmark publications:

Professor Steve Ellis  on Chaucer's Works (1561), 2 March 2017 (World Book Day), 13:00, Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building,  please register.

Dr Elaine Fulton on the Nuremberg Chronicle, 16 March 2017, 13:00, Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, please register

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