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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 […]

Conf: Las ferias del libro / Book Fairs, Flensburg, 22-24 June 2017

Prof. Dr. Marco Thomas Bosshard and his colleague Dr. Fernando Naharro are co-convening a conference about book fairs in Flensburg this month. Their DFG-funded research project “Buchmessen als Räume kultureller und ökonomischer Verhandlung” analyzes international book fairs as cultural, aesthetic and economic spaces with a focus on Mexico, Spain and Germany. Their inaugural conference will […]

Talk: Bill Bell: “Scotland was my Nation”: Reading, Migration, and Identity in the 19th Century, 23 May 2017, JGU Mainz

We would like to invite our followers and readers to the following talk: Bill Bell: “Scotland was my Nation”: Reading, Migration, and Identity in the 19th Century which will take place in Mainz (Philosophicum, P5) on Tuesday May 23 at 12.15 pm. Bill Bell founded the Centre for the History of the Book at The […]

Lecture series: Springer celebrates 175 years, JGU Mainz, summer term 2017

We cordially invite our readers and followers to a public lecture series held as a cooperation between the Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media – Book Studies and the Springer Verlag at JGU Mainz this summer term. All dates and infos can be found here.  

Conf: Crossing Borders – Books as Bridges, Göttingen, 6-7 April 20

The IBG Young Scholars Network is holding its annual meeting in Göttingen this year, hosted by the  DFG Research Training Group “Literature and Dissemination of Literature in the Digital Age”. Elisabeth Böker (Göttingen) and Anke Vogel (Mainz) are co-conveners of the meeting. Among others, our associated Scholar Jan Hillgärtner will be speaking. The full program and registration […]

Conf: Materiality as a challenge. The late medieval codex and the basic historical sciences, Heidelberg, 16-17 February 2017

Two research projects of the DFG collaborative research center 933 Material Text Cultures. Materiality and Presence of Writing in Non-Typographic Societies, projects A06 (The Paper Revolution in Late Mediaeval Europe. Comparative Investigations into Changing Technologies and Culture in ‘Social Space’) and B10 (Rolls for the King. The Format of Rolls in Royal Administration and Historiography […]