The goal of the workshop, sponsored by the Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels and convened by Prof. Dr. Georg Götz (Gießen), is an economic assessment of the book market. The topics to be discussed include book quality and variety, the industry structure in general and the substitutability between the online and offline sales channel from the […]
Conf: Reading in a Digital Environment: Media Use, Functional Literacies and Future Challenges for Universities, 8 Nov 2019, University of Regensburg
We would like to inform our followers and readers about this upcoming conference on reading in a digital Environment in Regensburg this fall. All relevant Information can be found here.
For spontaneous book historians: Workshop ‘Cultures du texte, cultures du livre’ in Heidelberg, 25-26 April 2019
The research project of the DFG collaborative research center 933 Material Text Cultures. Materiality and Presence of Writing in Non-Typographic Societies, project A06 (The Paper Revolution in Late Mediaeval Europe. Comparative Investigations into Changing Technologies and Culture in ‘Social Space’) is hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on 25th and 26th April 2019 in Heidelberg. The workshop, titled “Cultures du texte, […]
Conf: “The Paper Trade of Early Modern Europe: Practices, Materials, Networks,” Erlangen, 26/27 Feb 2019
The conference “The Paper Trade of Early Modern Europe: Practices, Materials, Networks“ will take place in Erlangen (Germany) from February 26 to 27 2019. This international conference is supported by the German Research Association (DFG) and designed to focus on one of the most essential, lucrative and yet forgotten business activities of early modern Europe: […]
The focus of the workshop “Forum Wissenschafts- und Buchgeschichte” is on the 20th century. The event is supported by the Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft and by the Philosophische Fakultät (Faculty of Philosophy) and the Institute for German Literature of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The workshop “Forum Wissenschafts- und Buchgeschichte” brings together young scholars with a focus […]
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 […]
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 & […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]