Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Conference (25 May) and exhibition (26 May – 9 October): The Beautiful Book as an Event. 30 Years of “Die Andere Bibliothek”, LMU Munich

An interesting exhibition will be open to the public from 26 May 2015 to 9 October 2015 in the university library of LMU Munich, commemorating 30 years of the renowned hardcover book series “Die Andere Bibliothek“, founded by Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Franz Greno in 1985. Every month, a new book is published in a […]

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Conference: Writing (for) the Market – Narratives of Global Economy, 25-27 June 2015, LMU Munich

Our readers and followers may be interested in an upcoming conference, coordinated by the DFG Research Training Group “Globalization and Literature. Representations, Transformations, Interventions” at LMU Munich. According to the organizers, “this conference aims to examine the intricate connections between ‘the market’ as represented by literature and ‘the market’ as experienced by writers.” The keynote […]

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Job vacancy: W2 Professorship “Book Studies”, WWU Münster

The Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster has advertised a W2 professorship in the field of “Book Studies”, to begin on April 1, 2016. The deadline for applications is June 29, 2015. More information (in German) can be found here.

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Scholarships for book history related summer schools – apply now

Any and all book history related summer schools are invited to apply for SHARP scholarships. The SHARP scholarship fund is available to summer schools based in any region. Please note that we would also be delighted to feature information on book history related summer schools in the German-speaking area on our blog – feel free […]

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Conference: Between Texts and Readers. Annual Meeting of the IBG Young Scholars. November 13-14, Mainz

Save the date! This year, the annual meeting of the IBG Young Scholars will be hosted by the Institute for Book Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz. The conference will deal with book and literature promotion in the 20th and 21st centuries, with several international contributions spanning a wide variety of topics, balancing historical […]