Category Events

Upcoming Events: #gutenberg2018 in Mainz

2018 marks the 550th anniversary of Gutenberg’s death. To celebrate Gutenberg and his achievements, Mainz (and other cities and institutions) are organizing a number of events, conferences, etc. The kick-off will take place in two weeks’ time at JGU Mainz with this year’s Mainz Colloquium dedicated to Gutenberg (26 January ). Program A two-day conference […]

Conf: Format Matters, Mainz, 7-9 Dec 2017

This upcoming conference in Mainz, Germany will certainly be of interest to some of our followers and readers: Interdisciplinary Conference 7-9 December 2017 Department of Film Studies/Media Dramaturgy, Institute of Film, Theater and empirical Cultural Studies Venues: Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Atrium Maximum), Haus am Dom Mainz Organized by Alexandra Schneider, Marek Jancovic & […]

Talk: Mark-Georg Dehrmann: “J.J.Chr. Bode und G.E. Lessing als Drucker und Verleger in Hamburg”

The lecture series series “Die Materialität von Schriftlichkeit – Bibliothek und Forschung im Dialog” will continue on December 5 with a lecture by Mark-Georg Dehrmann (Humboldt University zu Berlin). He will speak on „J.J.Chr. Bode und G.E. Lessing als Drucker und Verleger in Hamburg“. Johann Joachim Christoph Bode was a translator and, from 1766 on, owner […]

Event series: TIGRE – Illustration in question, Paris

Our readers and followers may be interested in the new TIGRE event series in Paris, running from 6 October 2017 to 26 January 2018, on illustration. More information can be found here.

CONF: Visual Design: The Periodical Page as a Designed Surface, Marburg, 23-25 November, 2017

We’re happy to share this announcement for the international conference “Visual Design: The Periodical Page as a Designed Surface”, hosted by the DFG research unit 2288 “Journalliteratur“ 23.-25. November 2017, Philipps-Universität Marburg (Germany) The conference „Visual design: the periodical page as a designed  surface“ is concerned with the visual design of the Journal, taken to  mean […]

Lecture series “Die Materialität von Schriftlichkeit – Bibliothek und Forschung im Dialog”

The organizers of the lecture series “Die Materialität von Schriftlichkeit – Bibliothek und Forschung im Dialog” have just announced the schedule for the upcoming academic year 2017/18. Initiated in 2014 by the Berlin State Library and the research group “Arbeitskreis Materialität der Literatur”, the lecture series has become a popular forum for showcasing ongoing work that links the […]

History and its Sources – after the Digital Turn (GRAINES Summer School)

The GRAINES summer school 2017 will be held from September 5-8 at the University of Basel (Departement für Geschichte). It engages with the digital turn in History and will discuss “the implications of digital history” on research projects of PhD students. Topics will be the collecting and handling of digital sources as well as their […]