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Here is a list of past presentations at ICCH. The most recent presentation is at the top. Click on each listing to reveal more information below, including the speaker, presentation description and to access recordings.

Note: Effort has been made to ensure that the information on each presentation is accurate and up-to-date. To suggest a correction please contact the ICCH webmaster Patrick Hayes at info@cryptologichistory.org.

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The Voynich Manuscript: The Book No One Can Read

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June 11, 2020 5:00 PM
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The Voynich manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including American and British codebreakers from both the First and Second World Wars. The manuscript has never been demonstrably deciphered, and the mystery of its meaning and origin has excited the popular imagination, making it the subject of novels and speculation. This presentations explores the background behind the manuscript and its cryptic features. It is also followed by the presentation "A Short Case for Forgery”, given by Richard SantaColoma, exploring the possibility of the Voynich Manuscript being a forgery. This is included in the recording.

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January 9, 2021

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Welcome to the home page of the International Conference on Cryptologic History (ICCH).

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Speakers
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Archived Presentations

Here is a list of past presentations at ICCH. The most recent presentation is at the top. Click on each listing to reveal more information below, including the speaker, as well as the presentation date and description. Presentation recordings are available separately, in the ICCH File Drive.

To view upcoming ICCH presentations, click here.

Note: Effort has been made to ensure that the information on each presentation is accurate and up-to-date. To suggest a correction please contact the ICCH webmaster Patrick Hayes at info@cryptologichistory.org.

Presentation:

The Voynich Manuscript: The Book No One Can Read

Speaker(s):
Date & time (UTC/GMT):
June 11, 2020 5:00 PM
Description:

The Voynich manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including American and British codebreakers from both the First and Second World Wars. The manuscript has never been demonstrably deciphered, and the mystery of its meaning and origin has excited the popular imagination, making it the subject of novels and speculation. This presentations explores the background behind the manuscript and its cryptic features. It is also followed by the presentation "A Short Case for Forgery”, given by Richard SantaColoma, exploring the possibility of the Voynich Manuscript being a forgery. This is included in the recording.

Page last updated:

January 9, 2021

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