Monthly Archives: November 2014

H-Soz-Kult series of essays on „The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe“

H-Soz-Kult launched a series of essays on “The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe”. The contributors are international researchers, who relate the topic to different – amongst others national – contexts. You can find the essays here: Editorial: The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe by Torsten Kahlert and Claudia Prinz, Humboldt-University […]

Conference: Book Use. Practices of Using Books in the Early Modern Period, Düsseldorf, November 14-15, 2014

The Institute of History at Düsseldorf University is hosting the two-day interdisciplinary workshop “Vom (Be-)Nutzen der Bücher. Praktiken des Buchgebrauchs in der Frühen Neuzeit”. The participants–including our administrator Simone Zweifel and our associated scholar Daniel Bellingradt–will explore the non-textual dimensions of book culture in the early modern period. According to the conference abstract, the main […]

Conference report: Picture Books. History, Aesthetics, Media (IBG annual conference), Klagenfurt, 25-26 September 2014

Guest post by Annedore Friedrich, JGU Mainz The Alpen-Adria University (AAU) of Klagenfurt recently hosted the fifteenth annual conference of the International Society of Book Studies (Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft [IBG]), organized by Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Arno Rußegger from the department of German language and literature studies at the AAU. In Klagenfurt, a new research focus […]