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This Week at the Warburg Institute

Monday 27 April
14:15 - 15:30, Arabic Philosophy – Charles Burnett Reading class [Droz Library]

Tuesday 28 April
16:15 – 17:15, Latin Paleography – Charles Burnett Reading class [Classroom 1]

Wednesday 29 April
14:15 - 15:15 How to Carry out a successful treasure hunt in Medieval Egypt. The do's and don'ts according to Arabic books on hidden treasure. - Christopher Braun (Warburg) [Lecture Room]

Thursday 30 April
17:00 - 18:30, Reforming Cartography: John Britton and the Topographical Survey of the Borough of St Marylebone (1834) - Stephen Daniels (Nottingham) [Lecture Room]

Friday 01 May
13:00 - 14:15, Esoteric Traditions and Occult Thought Reading Group – Charles Burnett and Liana Saif , Reading class [Classroom 1]