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 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 […]

Dear Associated Scholars, Readers and Guests on the Blog, We are happy to report that we have reached 1,000 followers on Twitter (@bookhistorynetw) – and counting. We are actually at 1,004 already! We continue to publish our posts here and on Twitter to maximize the reach of the blog in the German-speaking area and beyond. As the […]

  Since 1978, the History and Archives section of the German Photographic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Photographie, DGPh) recognises scientific research in the history and theory of photography. The DGPh History of Photography Research Award 2016 will be open for all elements of research into photography’s many aspects. Besides aspects of traditional history and theory […]

We are delighted to share information about a new publication by one of our associated scholars. Dr. Elisabeth Böker (MA in Buchwissenschaft and History from JGU Mainz, PhD in Scandinavian Studies from Göttingen University within the Framework of the DFG Graduiertenkolleg 1787 – Literatur und Literaturvermittlung im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung) has just published her dissertation […]

This CfP was sent to us by our associated scholar Melanie Ramdarshan Bold. Proposals are sought for a one-day conference of papers related to Macmillan Publishing, organised by Bloomsbury CHAPTER (a cooperative venture between the Institute of English Studies at University of London and the Centre for Publishing at UCL) in partnership with Palgrave Macmillan […]