Tag Archives: Buchwissenschaft

New publication: Madl, C./Pisa, P./Wögerbauer, M.: Buchwesen in Böhmen 1749–1848. Kommentiertes Verzeichnis der Drucker, Buchhändler, Buchbinder, Kupfer- und Steindrucker. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2020 (Buchforschung. Beiträge zum Buchwesen in Österreich. 11).

This catalogue of all printers, bookbinders, booksellers and publishers in Bohemia and its capital Prague (1749-1848) is a follow-up to the reference work Buchwesen in Wien 1750-1850 by Peter R. Frank and Johannes Frimmel. In addition to the companies and their owners, extensive data has been collected on very small businesses and their employees, without […]

New publication: Hans-Helmut Röhring/Günther Fetzer: Wie ein Buch entsteht. Einführung in den Buchverlag (10th, entirely revised ed.). Darmstadt: WBG, 2019.

We were recently alerted to this new publication, which is a complete revision of an “old classic” for students of book and publishing studies. The textbook Wie ein Buch entsteht by Hans-Helmut Röhring was first published in 1983 and has introduced thousands of students, book trade apprentices, and entry-level employees in the book business to […]

Job opportunities: Buchwissenschaft, Erlangen-Nürnberg (1 PhD Position, 36 months, TV-L E13, 50%; 1 PhD Position, 12 months, TV-L E13, 50%)

Our network member Jun.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Bellingradt is currently advertising two positions at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg: Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in (50 % E13 TV-L, Promotionsstelle): “Material City” Hamburg in der Frühen Neuzeit, Dauer: 3 Jahre  Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in (50 % E13 TV-L, Promotionsstelle), Dauer: 1 Jahr Please direct any inquiries to Prof. Bellingradt directly: daniel.bellingradt[at]fau.de  

Conference report: IBG Conference 2017 “The Future of Reading”

Guest post by Lena Hinrichsen and Mareike-Beatrice Stanke, JGU Mainz The 18th annual IBG Conference from 20th to 22nd September dealt with “The Future of Reading”. In 14 presentations and workshops the relevance of reading, its future possibilities and effects of digitalization were discussed. The first presentation by Henning Lobin (University Gießen) discussed the Fourth […]

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: Novel – Seeming – Goods. Future(s) of the Anglophone Novel, Mainz, 23-24 Sept 2016

The interdisciplinary conference Novel—Seeming—Goods explores the futures of the Anglophone novel at the intersections of content, form, production, and distribution.

News: Exhibit “Glanzlichter der Buchkunst” at JGU Mainz, April 21-May 12

The Mainz Institute for Book Studies with its Mainzer Verlagsarchiv  (Mainz Publishing Archive) has received archival materials from the Bertelsmann imprint “wissenmedia”. During an official ceremony yesterday, Katja Meinecke-Meurer, managing director of “wissenmedia”, gave the archives of the important facsimile publisher “Faksimile Verlag” to the Institute for Book Studies. The specialized facsimile publisher (Lucerne/Munich) published […]