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Lifelong Learning at the NLI and dlr Lexicon

UCD Lifelong Learning courses are part-time specific interest courses that are participative, engaging and facilitated by experts in their field. This year UCD continues its partnership with the National Library of Ireland and dlr Lexicon by offering a number of history courses as part of the Lifelong Learning programme.

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New Inventions of Modern Times -Nova Reperta-, The Invention of Copper Engraving, plate 19 MET

Printing, Painting, and Conversion in 16th Century America

‘Typography, Illustration and Ornamentation in The Early Modern Iberian Book World, 1450-1800’ was held at Marsh’s Library in Dublin on 24-25 May 2018. The first keynote at the conference was given by Professor Thomas Cummins from Harvard University. His lecture was entitled 'Writ Large: Printing, Painting, and Conversion in 16th Century America'.

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Weiditz Trachtenbuch 099-100

Moriscos, Enslaved Children, and Litigating for Liberty in sixteenth-century Spain

In episode 16 of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Dr. Stephanie Cavanaugh is in conversation with series host Dr Edward Collins. In the episode, which is available to podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud, they discuss Moriscos, Enslaved Children, and Litigating for Liberty in sixteenth-century Spain.

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