Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Conference Report: SHARP 2014 “Religions of the Book”, 17-20 September 2014, Antwerp/Belgium

Guest post by Sarah Ströer (WWU Münster, Germany) From September 17th to 20th the University of Antwerp hosted the 22nd annual conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP). The conference bore the title “Religions of the Book” and around 240 scholars of various disciplines gathered to discuss the many […]

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Conference report: “The Pope and the Book in the Late Middle Ages (1350-1500). Education, production of manuscripts, library use”. Mainz, 4-6 September 2014

Guest post by Anette Löffler, Frankfurt German version see below/translation into English by Book History Network Libraries are a mirror of the intellectual, political and social microcosm of their owners. This hypothesis formed the basis for a conference in Mainz, organized by the Hugo von Sankt Viktor-Institut, PTH Sankt Georgen (Frankfurt/Main). The public evening keynote […]

Doctoral Fellowships: “Globalization and Literature. Representations, Transformations, Interventions” (LMU Munich)

The DFG-Research Training Group “Globalization and Literature. Representations, Transformations, Interventions” established at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München (Germany), invites applications for 7 Doctoral Fellowships starting in April 2015 for 1,5 years (18 months). Another year (12 months) or even up to 1,5 years (18 months) of funding might be provided, depending on the extension of the funding period […]

John W. Kluge Center Fellowship at the Library of Congress

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2014 The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress offers the opportunity for German scholars to work on specific research projects at the Library of Congress. The purpose of this Fellowship is to enable young scholars from Germany to conduct independent research using the collections of the Library of […]