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17:30 - 18:10 15 April 2011

Speeding up the slowest game of 'Chinese whispers' - The medieval manuscript tradition in 50 minutes


Garwood Lecture Theatre | South Wing (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

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Dr Reynir Þór Eggertsson, UCL, Dr Eggertsson teaches Icelandic in the Departmentof Scandinavian Studies (of which he is an alumnus).

Rush Hour Lectures is proud to present Dr Reynir Þór Eggertsson's rather hands-on explanation of how it must have felt to be a medieval scribe. Prepare to have everything you thought you knew about reading, books, and reading books blown apart!

Free entry & refreshments.


Richard Cole


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