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About us

Established in 1995, the Centre aims to promote research into the production, circulation and reception of published material from manuscripts to electronic texts.

About us

Book sculpture

News

If you're a budding photographer and bibliophile, our Twitter photography competition could be perfect for you. The Centre for the History of the book will be holding a photo competition until the end of this semester.

Photography Competition

Caged books

Book History Summer School

This course will introduce students to the major debates in book history.

Book History Summer School

Students setting type

MSc

The CHB runs the MSc in Book History and Material Culture, which trains students to unite theory and practice.

MSc

Postgraduate student

Doctoral Training

The CHB is running a training programme for doctoral students.

Doctoral Training

Tom Mole

People

View profiles of people affiliated with the Centre for the History of the Book

People

Circuit board

Books and/as New Media

These symposia will explore the place of the book in the historically shifting media ecology.

Books and/as New Media

Fellows of the Centre examining a book

Fellowships

Visiting researchers can apply for fellowship positions with the Centre.

Fellowships

Publications

Publications

A list of works by people affiliated with the Centre on the topics of Bibliography, Book History, and Literary Criticism.

Publications


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