Monthly Archives: June 2014

Book Review: Christina Lembrecht: Bücher für alle. Die UNESCO und die weltweite Förderung des Buches 1946-1982. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2013 (series: AGB Studien 9).

Published in October 2013. ISBN 978-3-11-030339-1. 608 pp. Available in print and e-book (€99.95 each or €149.95 for a combination of print and e-book). Review by Corinna Norrick-Rühl, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Despite Robert Darnton’s 1994 observation that “[b]y their very nature, books refuse […] to respect national boundaries” (“Book History, the State of Play: An […]

Event: Digital Humanities Day 2014. Methods, Technologies, Horizons (30 June, JGU Mainz)

The university library of Johannes Gutenberg-University (JGU) Mainz is holding a “Digital Humanities Day” on June 30, 2014. The event consists of two workshops (workshop 1: Projects and Methods of Digital Humanities in Mainz; workshop 2: Support and Technologies for Digital Humanities) and an evening lecture and podium discussion. The evening lecture will be held […]

Conference: Picture Books: History, Aesthetics, Media (Klagenfurt, 25-26 September)

The Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (IBG) has published the program of its fifteenth annual conference. This year’s conference will be held in Klagenfurt (Austria), at the Alpen-Adria-University, from September 25 to September 26. The picture book, which takes on a central role within the children’s book market, will be the focus of this conference. The intermediality […]