It’s hard to believe – but our inaugural network conference took place a full five years ago in Freiburg! Since then, this blog has been in existence, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who has contributed over the years. We are still convinced that it’s a good place to make […]

The DFG Research Group 2288 “Journalliteratur” has shared their latest call for papers with us. The conference will deal with reading in the 19th century. More information can be found here.

This conference announcement was sent to us by the Conference convener and our Network member Daniel Bellingradt. More information can be found here. What is the history of communication? This conference aims to approach and discuss possible answers to this question, focusing on early modern Europe (1400-1800). While being a forum for discussing recent and […]

The Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (IBG) has published their 8th volume of Kodex – Jahrbuch der Internationalen Buchwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft. Edited by Marta Dominguez, the topic is “Book Studies and Islamic Studies in Conversation”. More information can be found here.

Posted to the blog as per Prof. Dr. Ernst Rohmer’s (Regensburg) request. Please address inquiries directly to Prof. Rohmer (email address below). Call for Papers: Printmaking in the residential town of Sulzbach in its historical context The history of printing and bookselling in the 17th century is a first-rate research desideratum. While the Reformation as […]

The English Department of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany is looking for a full (W2) professor (tenured) in Anglophone Book Studies. The deadline for applications is 14 September 2018. For more information, please find the (German) job posting in the following link.

The Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media / Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz is looking to hire a full, tenured (W2) Professor. More information can be downloaded here. The deadline for applications is August 23, 2018.

The focus of the workshop “Forum Wissenschafts- und Buchgeschichte” is on the 20th century. The event is supported by the Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft and by the Philosophische Fakultät (Faculty of Philosophy) and the Institute for German Literature of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The workshop “Forum Wissenschafts- und Buchgeschichte” brings together young scholars with a focus […]