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Online lecture from Special Collections

19 October 2020

Monday 19 October, in the Special Collections research room Huub Wijfjes and Frank Harbers shot a video for their online bachelor lecture Media Studies lecture. Among other subjects, they talked about the Index librorum prohibitorum (list of forbidden books).

The Index, set up by the pope, is a list of books (1559-1966) that catholics were not allowed to read because they were deemed repulsive by the Roman Catholic church.

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