Behind-the-scenes of the UL's Genizah of medieval Cairo exhibition

Behind-the-scenes of the UL's Genizah of medieval Cairo exhibition

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  • Visitor looking at a Genizah exhibition display
    Exhibition visitor
  • Solomon Schechter at work in the old University Library
    Solomon Schechter at work in the old University Library
Go behind-the-scenes of the University Library’s exhibition, Discarded History: the Genizah of Medieval Cairo.
Friday, 22 September 2017 - 12.00pm to 1.00pm BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Art and culture, Museums and collections

Explore one of Cambridge University Library’s greatest collections with an exhibition curator. Take a guided tour of our current exhibition before going behind-the-scenes to find out what work is being carried out to preserve the collection for future generations, and to make it available to researchers around the world.

The exhibition is also open to visitors if you prefer to attend at a different time on the Friday or Saturday of the Alumni Festival weekend - see the exhibition listing.

Price: 
Free of charge

Location

Cambridge University Library
University of Cambridge
West Rd
Cambridge
CB3 9DR
United Kingdom