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December 2017

December 2017
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Mise(s) en œuvre(s) des Écritures 2
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Mise(s) en œuvre(s) des Écritures 2
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Yale program in the history of the book - B. Gordon's lecture
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Charlotte Guillard : une femme imprimeur à la Renaissance
SHARP Annual Conference "From First to Last Texts, Creators, Readers, Agents"
Seminar on the history of libraries
La fabrique de l'océan Indien. Cartes d'Orient et d'Occident (Antiquité-XVIe siècle)
Format Matters
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Format Matters
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The Book in Transition, the East and the West Symposium
Format Matters
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Histoire des bibliothèques : état de la recherche
Traduire, gloser et moraliser Ovide entre Moyen Âge et première modernité
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Traduire, gloser et moraliser Ovide entre Moyen Âge et première modernité
'Gold and Books are what I love…'
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Graduate program, University of Illinois, French and Italian Department
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Events during this month

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Exhibition: Secrets de bibliothèques : Les souverains et leurs livres à Compiègne

Place: Compiègne
Begins on: Friday 6 October 2017.
Ends on: Monday 8 January 2018.
Pour la première fois, une exposition aborde l'histoire des bibliothèques des souverains à Compiègne.
Institution: Bibliothèque de la ville de Compiègne
Keywords: book history, library
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Exhibition: 'Gold and Books are what I love…'

Place: Augsburg
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
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Exhibition: Look But Don't Touch: Tactile Illusions on Maps

Place: Boston
Begins on: Wednesday 25 October 2017.
Ends on: Wednesday 28 February 2018.
Look But Don't Touch: Tactile Illusions on Maps
Institution: Harvard University
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Exhibition: Martin Luther

Place: London
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
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Exhibition: Fragments of note: the afterlives of medieval manuscripts

Place: Oxford
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
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Scientific meeting: Mise(s) en œuvre(s) des Écritures 2

Place: Paris
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
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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
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Scientific meeting: La fabrique de l'océan Indien. Cartes d'Orient et d'Occident (Antiquité-XVIe siècle)

Place: Paris
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
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Scientific meeting: Seminar on the history of libraries

Place: London
Takes place on: Thursday 7 December 2017.
Tuesday 5 December at 5.30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre of the Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB.
Institution: University of London
Keyword: library
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Scientific meeting: Format Matters

Place: Mainz
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
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Call for paper: SHARP Annual Conference "From First to Last Texts, Creators, Readers, Agents"

Place: Sydney
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
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Publication: Charlotte Guillard : une femme imprimeur à la Renaissance

Scientific meeting: The Book in Transition, the East and the West Symposium

Place: Tokyo
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
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Scientific meeting: Histoire des bibliothèques : état de la recherche

Place: Paris
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
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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
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Position application: Graduate program, University of Illinois, French and Italian Department

Place: Urbana Champagne
Deadline: Friday 22 December 2017.
The university of Illinois (Urbana Champagne) offers PhD positions in the french and italian department.
Institution: University of Illinois
Keywords: French literature, italian studies, literature
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