Katie Birkwood, ‘Curating Dee: Behind the Scenes of ‘Scholar, Courtier, Magician’

Katie Birkwood, the Royal College of Physicians rare books and special collections librarian, explains how an exhibition of the Renaissance polymath John Dee’s annotated books was curated. This talk was recorded at the event ‘Inside Dee’s miraculous mind’ held at the Royal College of Physicians, London, on Monday 9 May 2016 to accompany the free exhibition ‘Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee’, 18 January–29 July 2016, Regent’s Park, London.