Established in 1995, the Centre aims to promote research into the production, circulation and reception of published material from manuscripts to electronic texts.
The CHB runs the MSc in Book History and Material Culture, which trains students to unite theory and practice.
We run workshops and other events to help doctoral students develop their scholarly methods and technical skills.
At a moment when what counts as ‘reading’ is controversial once again, the ‘Reading beyond Reading’ colloquium puts reading back into question.
These twinned symposia brought together leading scholars from both sides of the Atlantic working on book history, media, literature and digital humanities.
Directory of staff, students and affiliates of the Centre for the History of the book.
A list of works by people affiliated with the Centre on the topics of Bibliography, Book History, and Literary Criticism.