Monthly Archives: July 2013

Conference Review: Digital Humanities Summer School Switzerland

The Digital Humanities Summer School Switzerland took place from 26 to 29 July, organized by the University of Bern. You can find a conference review on   Vom 26. bis am 29. Juni 2013 fand die Digital Humanities Summer School Switzerland, veranstaltet von der Universität Bern, statt. Den Bericht finden Sie auf […]

Call for Papers: SHARP 2014 – “Religions of the Book” (Antwerp, 17-21 September 2014)

The 22nd annual conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will be held in Antwerp (Belgium), Wednesday 17 September through Sunday 21 September 2014. The program will take place at the University of Antwerp; events at different venues of book historical interest as well as preconference workshops/tours and excursions […]

Recommendation: Dagmar Riedel’s research blog on Islamic books

Conferences are not only a good place to hear about new research, they are also a prime opportunity to meet researchers in the field. The 2013 SHARP annual conference, held this year in Philadelphia, is a good example! I met the German scholar Dagmar Anne Riedel there. Riedel studied Islamic history as well as medieval […]

Book History Graduate Student Essay Prize 2013 goes to our associated scholar Birgitte Beck Pristed

At the 21st annual SHARP conference in Philadelphia, USA, Book History editors Jonathan Rose and Ezra Greenspan announced this year’s Book History Graduate Student Essay Prize. We are very pleased to share the news that the 2013 Essay Prize was awarded to our associated scholar Birgitte Beck Pristed for her article: “Glasnost Noire: The Soviet and […]

Conference Review: Network Conference for German Scholars of Book History and Print Culture (Freiburg, 9-10 May 2013)

A full report on our Network Conference for German Scholars of Book History and Print Culture | Netzwerk-Tagung für deutschsprachige Wissenschaftler_innen im Bereich Buch-, Schrift- und Druckgeschichte is now available at H-Soz-u-Kult. The report is in English and can be accessed here.

Call for Papers: The St Andrews Book Conference for 2014: Lost Books, 19-21 June 2014

Following his guest post on the internship program at the USTC, St Andrews, Jan Hillgärtner informs us that the call for the St Andrews Book Conference for 2014 on ‘Lost Books’ has just opened. From the call for papers: This conference will address the issue of how far this corpus of lost books can be […]

Conference on Incunabula (Wolfenbüttel, 11-13 November 2013)

The working group Wolfenbütteler Arbeitskreis für Bibliotheks-, Buch- und Mediengeschichte will hold a 3-day conference on incunabula from November 11-13, 2013 in the famous Herzog August Bibliothek. The topic of the bilingual (English/German) conference is “Der gegenwärtige Stand der materiellen Aspekte in der Inkunabelforschung” (“The current state of incunabula research with a focus on materiality”). […]