SCA Annual Lecture: Richard Ovenden

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We are delighted to announce that this year’s SCA Annual Lecture will be given by Richard Ovenden. Richard will discuss issues raised in his recent book, Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack (2020: John Murray), and explore the importance of archives and records.

The lecture will follow the SCA Annual Members Meeting.

Registration will open in late October.

About Richard:

Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian (the senior Executive position of the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford) since 2014.  Fellow, Society of Antiquaries and Royal Society of Arts; Member, American Philosophical Society; Treasurer, the Consortium of European Research Libraries; President, the Digital Preservation Coalition. Awarded the OBE by The Queen in 2019.