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January 2018

January 2018
M T W T F S S
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L'éditeur à l'œuvre : reconsidérer l'auctorialité ? (XVe-XXIe s.)
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Free masterclass, Gutenberg's Year
Curator of Literary Collections Huntington Library
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Spring 2018 Programs - Image and Knowledge in Early Modern Books
Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants at the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
Winter Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies
Secrets de bibliothèques : Les souverains et leurs livres à Compiègne
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Research grants of the Centre Culturel Irlandais (Paris)
Application Ecole Française de Rome
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The Book at the Crossroads of Diversities
AJCH - Les listes
American Antiquarian Society Research Fellowships
Vancouvert - Graduate program in print culture
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Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration
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Yale program in the history of the book - J. Fleming's lecture
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CERL Internship and Placement Grants 17-18
Winter Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies
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L'illustration dans les premiers livres imprimés au XVe et au XVIe siècle
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Seminar on the history of the book
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Poésie, bible et théologie de l'Antiquité tardive au Moyen Âge (IVe-XVe s.)
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APS Distinguished Scholar Lecture - Rémi Mathis
Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time
Poésie, bible et théologie de l'Antiquité tardive au Moyen Âge (IVe-XVe s.)
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Poésie, bible et théologie de l'Antiquité tardive au Moyen Âge (IVe-XVe s.)
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The Economic History of the Book in the Early Modern Period - CfP
Application Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library 18 Summer Seminar
Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

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: 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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Call for paper: L'éditeur à l'œuvre : reconsidérer l'auctorialité ? (XVe-XXIe s.)

Place: Basel
Deadline: Monday 1 January 2018.
International conference organized by Domnique Brancher, Gaëlle BUrg and Giovanni Berjola.
Institution: University of Basel
Keywords: actors of the book trade, authorship, print culture, publisher
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Position application: Curator of Literary Collections Huntington Library

Deadline: Friday 5 January 2018.
The Huntington Library seeks an energetic and collaborative professional with strong academic background to develop and interpret its collections of literature in English.
Institution: The Huntington Library
Keywords: bibliography, book history, library, literature
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Scientific meeting: Free masterclass, Gutenberg's Year

Places: London, Oxford, Reading
Takes place on: Friday 5 January 2018.
Masterclass on book history
Institutions: Institute of English Studies, University of Oxford, University of Reading
Keywords: book history, printed books
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Scientific meeting: Spring 2018 Programs - Image and Knowledge in Early Modern Books

Place: Washington
Takes place on: Monday 8 January 2018.
Call for application. Spring 2018 Programs - Image and Knowledge in Early Modern Books
Institution: Folger Shakespeare Library
Keywords: art history, book history, early modern studies, history of science, iconography, illustrated books, print culture, scientific book
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Position application: Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants at the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

Place: Farmington
Deadline: Monday 8 January 2018.
The Lewis Walpole Library, a department of Yale University Library, funds four-week visiting fellowships and two-week travel grants to support research in the Library's rich collections of eighteenth-century materials (mainly British).
Institution: Lewis Walpole Library
Keyword: book history
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Scientific meeting: Winter Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies

Place: Florence
Begins on: Monday 8 January 2018.
Ends on: Sunday 21 January 2018.
Winter Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies
Institution: Medici Archive Project
Keywords: archives, italian studies, paleography
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Position application: Application Ecole Française de Rome

Place: Rome
Deadline: Wednesday 10 January 2018.
Application for a 3-years post-doctoral position at te Ecole Française de Rome (history, archeology, literature, sociology...).
Institution: Ecole française de Rome
Keywords: early modern studies, italian studies, literature, Medieval studies
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Position application: Research grants of the Centre Culturel Irlandais (Paris)

Place: Paris
Deadline: Wednesday 10 January 2018.
The Centre Culturel Irlandais of Paris initiates a new research programm based on its bookcollection and archives. Research grants are available between June and September 2018.
Institution: Centre Culturel Irlandais
Keywords: archives, bibliography, book culture, book trades, Medieval studies , Renaissance studies
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Position application: Vancouvert - Graduate program in print culture

Place: Vancouver
Deadline: Monday 15 January 2018.
Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, 1-year MA in English with a concentration in Print Culture Studies.
Institution: Simon Fraser University
Keywords: book history, English literature, literature, print culture
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Position application: American Antiquarian Society Research Fellowships

Deadline: Monday 15 January 2018.
The American Antiquarian Society invites applicants for its 2018-19 Academic Fellowships.
Institution: American Antiquarian Society
Keywords: antiquarianism, book history
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Call for paper: AJCH - Les listes

Place: Strasbourg
Deadline: Monday 15 January 2018.
Colloquiums of the AJCH (Association des Jeunes Chercheurs en Histoire) are dedicated to young researchers in history, art history, law history and archeology from every period.
Institution: Université de Strasbourg
Keywords: art history, book history, early modern studies, Medieval studies , scripturalness
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Call for paper: The Book at the Crossroads of Diversities

Place: Saskatchewan
Deadline: Monday 15 January 2018.
The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Canada will explore the many facets of the book that have made it such an enduring conveyor of the diversities upon which Canadian culture has been built.
Institution: University of Regina
Keywords: bibliography, bibliophily, book history, bookselling, publisher, reader
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Exhibition: Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration

Place: Boston
Begins on: Tuesday 16 January 2018.
Ends on: Saturday 14 April 2018.
Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration
Institution: Harvard University
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Scientific meeting: Yale program in the history of the book - J. Fleming's lecture

Place: New Haven
Takes place on: Wednesday 17 January 2018.
The first event in our spring speaker series will feature Juliet Fleming? (Associate Professor of English, New York University) on January 17th, 2018.
Institution: Yale University
Keyword: book history
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Position application: CERL Internship and Placement Grants 17-18

Deadline: Sunday 21 January 2018.
CERL Internship and Placement Grants 17-18
Institution: Consortium of European Research Libraries
Keyword: library
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Scientific meeting: L'illustration dans les premiers livres imprimés au XVe et au XVIe siècle

Place: Paris
Takes place on: Monday 22 January 2018.
Fait partie du cycle « Histoire du livre » à l'Arsenal. Les conférences de ce cycle explorent la place de l'image dans le livre du IXe au XIXe siècle (entrée libre sur réservation au 01 53 79 49 49 ou à l'adresse visites@bnf.fr).
Institutions: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal
Keywords: artist, illumination, illustrated books, illustrator, painted illustrations, printed illustrations, text/image interactions
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Scientific meeting: Seminar on the history of the book

Begins on: Tuesday 23 January 2018.
Ends on: Friday 9 March 2018.
The History of the Book and Numismatics, Arabic, Early Modern Publishing Policies, Trade, Popular Literature, History of Art, Digital typography
Institutions: Lincoln College, University of Oxford
Keywords: book history, Numismatics
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Scientific meeting: Poésie, bible et théologie de l'Antiquité tardive au Moyen Âge (IVe-XVe s.)

Place: Strasbourg
Begins on: Thursday 25 January 2018.
Ends on: Saturday 27 January 2018.
Organisé par l'Université de Strasbourg, la Faculté de théologie catholique et le Laboratoire de théologie catholique et sciences religieuses (EA 4377), en partenariat avec le centre Jean-Mabillon.
Keywords: Bible, manuscript culture, Middle Ages
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Exhibition: Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time

Place: New York
Takes place on: Friday 26 January 2018.
Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time
Institution: Morgan Library
Keywords: art history, illumination, illustrated books, manuscripts, painted illustrations
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Scientific meeting: APS Distinguished Scholar Lecture - Rémi Mathis

Place: New York
Takes place on: Friday 26 January 2018.
“A Means to an End: The Process of Understanding French Prints”
Institution: City University of New York
Keywords: actors of the book trade, book history, bookselling, print culture
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Position application: Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Place: Princeton
Deadline: Wednesday 31 January 2018.
Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants
Institution: Princeton University
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Call for paper: Application Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library 18 Summer Seminar

Place: Toronto
Deadline: Wednesday 31 January 2018.
Applications are welcome from Canadian citizens and residents with preference given to librarians, archivists, curators, scholars, antiquarian booksellers, and graduate students whose work and/or research will benefit from attending the seminar.
Institution: University of Toronto
Keywords: book history, codicology, material bibliography
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Call for paper: The Economic History of the Book in the Early Modern Period - CfP

Place: Antwerp
Deadline: Wednesday 31 January 2018.
Please submit proposals for papers (c. 400 words) to goran.proot@gmail.com by 31 January 2018. You will receive an answer by 15 March 2018.
Institutions: UAntwerp, Institute of Jewish Studies, Università degli Studi di Udine
Keywords: actors of the book trade, book history, bookselling, economic history, economy of printing, history of printing, workshop
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