The Special Collections department of the University of Groningen Library hosts thousands of old and often rare works, among which manuscripts, incunables, historical atlasses and maps. Many researchers from within and without the University of Groningen uses works from this collection for their research.
In the lecture series Treasures from the University Library, researchers using material from our Special Collections talk about their research, while the objects in question are also present.
In the fall and winter of 2019-2020, there are three lectures in this series, with a wide variety of subjects. After the half hour lecture, the audience has to opportunity to ask questions and have a look at the materials.
All presentations are on Tuesday afternoon at 4 pm, Dutch spoken and for a broad audience. Everybody is welcome, registration and a library card are not necessary. When you don't have a library card, you can obtain a visitor pass at the reception.
Location: Jantina Tammeszaal, 4th floor UB City Centre, Broerstraat 4
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