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 […]
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.
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 […]
We would like to alert our followers and readers to the upcoming conference “The Refuge of Objects/ Objects of Refuge.” The symposium will be held in Mainz from December 14-18, 2016. From the organizers’ description: “The theme of the symposium is the material culture of ‘Refuge.’ In view of recent political events and natural catastrophes […]