Monthly Archives: April 2020

CfP: Invitation for young researchers: “Everything but Reading … Praxeologies of Book Use” (Hannover, 16-18 September 2020)

Our network member Ute Schneider has asked us to share this CfP with our followers and readers. Conference: Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, 16-18 September 2020, sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation Concept and organisation: Prof. Dr. Ursula Rautenberg (Buchwissenschaft, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg) and Prof. Dr. Ute Schneider (Buchwissenschaft, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) Six young researchers (PhD students and postdocs, […]

New publication: A History of Early Modern Communication. German and Italian Historiographical Perspectives, eds. D. Bellingradt and M. Rospocher (Special issue: Jahrbuch des italienisch-deutschen historischen Intsituts in Trient, vol. 45, no. 2, 2019)

We are pleased to share this announcement from our network member Daniel Bellingradt. This special issue focuses on Italian and German historiographies and aims to contribute to establishing a theoretical framework for a history of early modern communication. The introduction by Daniel Bellingradt and Massimo Rospocher addresses why focusing on past communication allows the historian […]

New publication: Bellingradt, Daniel: Vernetzte Papiermärkte. Einblicke in den Amsterdamer Handel mit Papier im 18. Jahrhundert. Köln: Herbert von Halem, 2020.

This book is devoted to the trade of paper in Europe’s first period of paper. As is commonly known, the first European paper period started with trade imports of paper by papermakers and via Arab trade contacts from the eleventh and twelfth centuries, and thrived in early thirteenth centuryon the Iberian Peninsula and in Italy.