Oxford 2019

Public Engagement and Special Collections
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Oxford – Friday 4th October 2019

10.45-11.15 Tea/Coffee and Registration
11.15-11.30 Welcome and Introduction, Bernard Meehan – Chairman, AMARC
11.30-12.00 Urinals and hunting traps: exhibiting the ordinary, Daniel Wakelin – St Hilda’s College, Oxford
12.00-12.30 Getting medieval on social media, Stewart Brookes – Lincoln College, Oxford
12.30-13.00 Bringing the legends into the classroom: rare Arthurian books and scholarly expertise in the primary and secondary curricula, Raluca Radulescu – Bangor University

13.00-13.45 Lunch
13.45-14.15 AGM

14.15-14.45 Public engagement at the Bodleian: changes and challenges, Maddy Slaven – Head of Exhibitions and Public Engagement, Bodleian Libraries, Rosie Sharkey – Education Officer, Bodleian Libraries
14.45-15.15 Public engagement, web resources and social media: the Polonsky
Foundation England and France Project at the British Library, Tuija Ainonen – Merton College, Oxford / Bodleian Libraries
15.15-15.45 Public engagement through adult learning, Mary Wellesley – British Library
15.45-16.00 Concluding remarks