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 […]

Guest post by Ute Schneider, Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media / Book Studies, JGU Mainz This anthology contains the contributions to a conference organised in 2016 by the project “Autorenbibliotheken: Materialität – Wissensordnung – Performanz” in the Forschungsverbund Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel. The conference contributions were supplemented by further thematically related studies. The […]

The conference “The Paper Trade of Early Modern Europe: Practices, Materials, Networks“ will take place in Erlangen (Germany) from February 26 to 27 2019. This international conference is supported by the German Research Association (DFG) and designed to focus on one of the most essential, lucrative and yet forgotten business activities of early modern Europe: […]

Our associated member Ute Schneider (Mainz) has asked us to share this new CfP with our readers and followers. — Starting in 2019, we will publish the traditional Wolfenbütteler Notizen zur Buchgeschichte in a new format. One issue per year will be published under the new title Medium Buch – Wolfenbütteler interdisziplinäre Forschungen. Like its […]

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 […]