Beatrice Warde Lecture 2022

The 2022 Beat­rice Warde Memo­r­i­al Lec­ture take place on 10 Novem­ber. It will be a cel­e­bra­tion of Beatrice’s life and work by Nico­las Bark­er, who met her in the late 1940s. For more details and how to book a place (in-per­­son or online) see the St Bride’s Foun­da­tion website. 

Justin Howes Memorial Lecture 2021

John Hud­son will give the Justin Howes Memo­r­i­al Lec­ture at St Brides Library on Thurs­day 20 May at 7pm. His talk is enti­tled The com­mand­ed let­ter: writ­ing, engrav­ing and typog­ra­phy in eigh­­teenth-cen­­tu­ry Lon­don. For more details and infor­ma­tion about how to book see the St Bride’s website.

Lecture on John Southward

Ursu­la Jef­fries has been research­ing the archive of John South­ward – a nine­teenth cen­tu­ry jour­nal­ist and writer who focused on all aspects of print. She will give a lec­ture on his ‘Adven­tures in 19th Cen­tu­ry Print and Jour­nal­ism’ on 17 Sep­tem­ber at 7pm. For more details and how to book, see the St Bride’s website

Edinburgh’s Industrial Information Revolution

On Thurs­day 24 May 2012 Dr Aileen Fyfe of the Uni­ver­si­ty of St Andrews will give a lec­ture enti­tled Edin­burgh’s Indus­tri­al Infor­ma­tion Rev­o­lu­tion as part of the Under­stand­ing Tech­nol­o­gy series, at Nation­al Muse­ums Scot­land, Cham­bers Street, in coop­er­a­tion with the Insti­tute for the Study of Sci­ence, Tech­nol­o­gy and Inno­va­tion, Uni­ver­si­ty of Edin­burgh. Her top­ic is […]