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Exhibition: Secrets de bibliothèques : Les souverains et leurs livres à Compiègne
Exhibition: 'Gold and Books are what I love…'
Begins on: Thursday 19 October 2017.
Ends on: Friday 15 December 2017.
The 480th anniversary of its founding is celebrated by a two-month exhibition in which the best of the collection will be presented in the historical show-room of 1893. It features the most important manuscripts and early prints.Institution: Staats- und Stadtbibliothek Augsburg
Keywords: Bible, book culture, illumination
Exhibition: Look But Don't Touch: Tactile Illusions on Maps
Exhibition: Martin Luther
Begins on: Tuesday 31 October 2017.
Ends on: Sunday 4 February 2018.
2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's posting of his 95 Theses, the document which triggered the Protestant Reformation in Germany and beyond.Institution: British Library
Keywords: diffusion, Martin Luther, protestantism/reformation
Exhibition: Fragments of note: the afterlives of medieval manuscripts
Begins on: Thursday 23 November 2017.
Ends on: Thursday 19 April 2018.
“Fragments of note: the afterlives of medieval manuscripts” will examine the numerous medieval manuscript fragments held at Magdalen, largely medieval books that have been dismantled in the early modern period and re-used as binding waste or covers.Institution: University of Oxford
Keywords: manuscript culture, material culture, music prints, musical printing, reader, university
Scientific meeting: Mise(s) en œuvre(s) des Écritures 2
Begins on: Monday 4 December 2017.
Ends on: Tuesday 5 December 2017.
De quelles visions de la parole, de Dieu, de l'homme les mises en œuvres sont-elles porteuses ?Institution: École nationale des chartes
Keywords: Bible, manuscript culture, religious history, theory of reception
Scientific meeting: Yale program in the history of the book - B. Gordon's lecture
Place: New Haven
Takes place on: Wednesday 6 December 2017.
On Wednesday, December 6th, at 5:00pm, Bruce Gordon? ( Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History?, Yale Divinity School?) will deliver a talk titled, "'Blessed Jerome': The Fate of the Vulgate in the Reformation."Institution: Yale University
Keywords: Bible, book history, protestantism/reformation, religious controversies
Call for paper: SHARP Annual Conference "From First to Last Texts, Creators, Readers, Agents"
Deadline: Thursday 7 December 2017.
Proposals must be submitted electronically via the conference website. The official online submission process will open 15 September 2017 and close 7 December 2017.Institution: Western Sydney University
Keywords: actors of the book trade, reader, relations between readers and/or books producers
Publication: Charlotte Guillard : une femme imprimeur à la Renaissance
Scientific meeting: La fabrique de l'océan Indien. Cartes d'Orient et d'Occident (Antiquité-XVIe siècle)
Takes place on: Thursday 7 December 2017.
Conference of Emmanuelle Vagnon and Eric Vallet on their book, La fabrique de l'océan Indien. Cartes d'Orient et d'Occident (Antiquité-XVIe siècle).Institution: Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne
Keywords: cultural history, geography, India, print culture
Scientific meeting: Seminar on the history of libraries
Scientific meeting: Format Matters
Begins on: Thursday 7 December 2017.
Ends on: Saturday 9 December 2017.
The conference Format Matters at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz brings together international scholars from a variety of disciplines to explore the cultural meaning, social dynamics and aesthetic effects of media formats.Institution: Johannes Gutenberg University
Keywords: manuscripts, printed books
Scientific meeting: The Book in Transition, the East and the West Symposium
Takes place on: Saturday 9 December 2017.
This symposium examines the impact of shifts and developments in the production and study of books in the early modern period. It will be interdisciplinary as well as intercultural, encouraging conversations among scholars of various backgrounds.Institution: Keio University
Keywords: bibliography, history of printing, print culture, typography
Scientific meeting: Histoire des bibliothèques : état de la recherche
Takes place on: Thursday 14 December 2017.
Les Ateliers du livre de la Bibliothèque nationale de France.Institution: Bibliothèque nationale de France
Keywords: archives, bibliography, bibliophily, book history, book owner, cataloging, conservation, library, manuscript culture, print culture, provenance research, reader, theory of reception, university
Scientific meeting: Traduire, gloser et moraliser Ovide entre Moyen Âge et première modernité
Places: Brussels, Louvain-la-Neuve
Begins on: Thursday 14 December 2017.
Ends on: Friday 15 December 2017.
Traire de latin en romans les fables de l'ancien temps - Traduire, gloser et moraliser Ovide entre Moyen Âge et première modernité.Institutions: Université libre de Bruxelles, Université catholique de Louvain
Keywords: cultural history, literature, Ovid, Renaissance studies, theory of reception, translation
Position application: Graduate program, University of Illinois, French and Italian Department