Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Conference: “Golden Leaves and Burned Books”. Religious Reform and Conflict in the Long European Reformation. WWU Münster, 3-4 March 2015

This conference announcement was shared with us by our network member Sarah Ströer. In processes of religious reform, books and other forms of written communication play a dominant role, both for individuals as well as for communities. Covering the period from the late Middle Ages to the Reformation in the sixteenth century, the colloquium focuses […]

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Conference: Literature and Media Theory. Mediality – Materiality – Cultural Technique, Göttingen, 19-21 March, 2015

From March 19-21, Susanne Bayerlipp (Munich), Ralf Haekel (Göttingen / Darmstadt), and Johannes Schlegel (Potsdam) are hosting the conference “Literature and Media Theory” at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Speakers and participants will explore the medial dimensions of literary texts from a variety of theoretical and historical angles, as outlined in the conference abstract: It is the aim […]

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Review: Codex im Diskurs. Eds. Thomas Haye and Johannes Helmrath. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014 (Wolfenbütteler Mittelalter-Studien. 25).

Guest post by Charlotte Kempf, Universität Heidelberg Link to publication and link to table of contents Three conferences on codices held at the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel by the “Mediävistischer Arbeitskreis” from 2006 to 2010 have fundamentally altered the perception of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. On the one hand, the […]

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A Lexicon of Scholarly Editing

Guest post by Wout Dillen (University of Antwerp, Belgium) The Lexicon of Scholarly Editing (#LexiconSE on Twitter) is an open access academic resource that offers definitions for contested concepts in the fields of Scholarly Editing and Textual Criticism from a variety of languages. Affiliated to the European Society for Textual Scholarship, the Lexicon was developed at the University […]

CfP: DHBenelux Conference (8-9 June 2015, University of Antwerp)

Our associated scholar Wout Dillen has kindly forwarded the following Call for Proposals, which is open to contributions from outside the Benelux: On 8 and 9 June 2015, the second DHBenelux conference will take place. The DHBenelux conference is a young initiative that strives to further the dissemination of, and collaboration between Digital Humanities projects […]

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PhD position in Book Studies (50% EG13) at FAU Erlangen

Our associated scholar Jun.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Bellingradt is seeking applications for a 50% EG13 PhD position within the framework of his research project “Publizistik als Handelsware. Transregionale Märkte, Räume und Netzwerke im frühneuzeitlichen Europa (1750–1800)”, funded by the German research foundation (DFG). The complete job description can be found here. The deadline for applications is […]