Monthly Archives: December 2013

Call for Papers: Student Conference: Learning to Read: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Toni Helme and Jenny Fuchs, Masters students of Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz, are coordinating an interdisciplinary conference for students and early career researchers on the topic: “Learning to Read: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”. The conference will take place in Mainz on May 8 & 9, 2014 and has been granted funding by the […]

Job opportunity: Post-doc “World of Children”, Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Braunschweig

The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig, Germany, has advertised a post-doc position (full-time, salary level EG 13), starting in April 2014. The institute “conducts application-oriented, multidisciplinary research into textbooks and educational media, informed primarily by history and cultural studies” (website). For the project “World of Children”, which analyzes representations and interpretations of […]

Job opportunities: PhD Scholarships at King’s College London – Germany during the Occupation (1945-49)

This call for applications (in particular part A) from King’s College is relevant to book historians working in and on Germany in the 20th century. BEYOND ENEMY LINES: TWO FULLY-FUNDED EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL PhD SCHOLARSHIPS AT KING’S COLLEGE LONDON The Departments of English and German at King’s College London are seeking well-qualified applicants for two […]

6 months in numbers

Dear Followers and Friends, As of November 26, 2013, our blog has been online for 6 months. We wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you! Overall, the blog has been very well-received and thanks to WordPress, we’d like to share some of the statistics with you (status quo: December 3, 2013). In 6 […]