The Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (IBG) has published their 8th volume of Kodex – Jahrbuch der Internationalen Buchwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft. Edited by Marta Dominguez, the topic is “Book Studies and Islamic Studies in Conversation”. More information can be found here. Advertisements

Posted to the blog as per Prof. Dr. Ernst Rohmer’s (Regensburg) request. Please address inquiries directly to Prof. Rohmer (email address below). Call for Papers: Printmaking in the residential town of Sulzbach in its historical context The history of printing and bookselling in the 17th century is a first-rate research desideratum. While the Reformation as […]

The English Department of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany is looking for a full (W2) professor (tenured) in Anglophone Book Studies. The deadline for applications is 14 September 2018. For more information, please find the (German) job posting in the following link.

The Gutenberg Institute for World Literature and Written Media / Book Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz is looking to hire a full, tenured (W2) Professor. More information can be downloaded here. The deadline for applications is August 23, 2018.

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 […]

Dear Associated Scholars, Readers and Guests on the Blog, We are happy to report that we have reached 1,000 followers on Twitter (@bookhistorynetw) – and counting. We are actually at 1,004 already! We continue to publish our posts here and on Twitter to maximize the reach of the blog in the German-speaking area and beyond. As the […]

  Since 1978, the History and Archives section of the German Photographic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Photographie, DGPh) recognises scientific research in the history and theory of photography. The DGPh History of Photography Research Award 2016 will be open for all elements of research into photography’s many aspects. Besides aspects of traditional history and theory […]