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Events at Balliol

A Load of Old Babel: The Languages and Scripts of Balliol College

10 September 2022, 11.00am-4.00pm, Balliol Historic Collections Centre, St Cross Church

Balliol Library’s autumn 2022 exhibition explores the languages and scripts in Balliol’s Historic Collections. From translation into the vernacular and the search for a universal language to the obfuscations of cryptography and criminal cant, discover the intricacies of language use throughout history. Further dates to be announced.