Monthly Archives: November 2022

CfP: Interdisziplinäres Seminar der Nachwuchsforschenden des CIERA – Interdisciplinary Seminar of Young Researchers (23 January 2023, Paris)

On 20 January 2023, the Centre interdisciplinaire d’études et de recherches sur l’Allemagne (CIERA) will hold a Franco-German workshop entitled “Interdisziplinäres Seminar der Nachwuchsforschenden des CIERA – Interdisciplinary Seminar of Young Researchers“. It is directed at master’s students and doctoral candidates doing Franco-German research in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the workshop […]

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New Publication: Steffen Martus/Carlos Spoerhase: Geistesarbeit. Eine Praxeologie der Geisteswissenschaften (Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag 2022)

In their monograph, Martus and Spoerhase discuss what distinguishes the practice(s) of the humanities from other scholarly fields. They examine rules, theories and spaces of practice and explain what research, teaching and administration actually mean in everyday academic life. In this way, they offer a new perspective on the humanities and the labor involved in […]

New Publication: Arthur der Weduwen, Malcolm Walsby: The Book World of Early Modern Europe. Essays in Honour of Andrew Pettegree. 2 vols. (Leiden/Boston: Brill 2022)

Andrew Pettegree is one of the most important scholars on the history of the Reformation, the book and communication. On the occasion of his 65th birthday, an opulent two-volume Festschrift was published which reflects his areas of interest and expertise. The contributions by a total of 43 scholars deal with Reformation and religious culture, religious […]

Book Studies zoom events @WWU Münster in November

Our readers, associated network members and followers may be interested in upcoming events hosted by the Chair of Book Studies at WWU Münster, all of which are open to the public: On November 10 at 3pm CET, Eraldo Souza dos Santos (Paris) will be discussing the biography of a very particular book: “The global history […]

CfP: Die Entstehung von deutschsprachigen Fachzeitschriften im 18. Jahrhundert – The emergence of German-language journals in the 18th century

In the 18th century, more precisely from 1750 onwards, specialist journals devoted to a field of knowledge and a specific science increasingly emerged. They appeared periodically, presented mostly shorter articles on the latest state of knowledge and established themselves as the central organ of scientific knowledge. However, these journals are still little studied in the […]

CfP: Gattung und Gegenwart (“Genre and the Present”)

The DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Gegenwart/Literatur. Geschichte, Theorie und Praxeologie eines Verhältnisses” (“The Present/Literature. History, Theory and Praxeology of a Relationship”) is organising a conference on the relationship between genre and the present at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn from 22 to 24 June 2023 and has issued a call for papers. Contributions are requested for a 20-minute presentation […]