Centre for the History of the Book

Doctoral training

The Centre is involved in a number of events which provide a forum for discussion and a source of training in scholarly methods and the technical skills of book history.

Between Industry and the Academy: Publishing in Research and Practice

This two-day workshop seeks to develop on existing connections and create new links between scholars and practitioners in the fields of publishing studies, creative writing, visual arts and design, cultural policy and the variety of other topics within the creative industries.

Between Industry and the Academy: Publishing in Research and Practice

Doctoral Training Workshops 2018: The 21st-Century Book Historian

A series of three half-day events for doctoral students on the history of authorship, printing and publishing.

Textual Editing: Twenty-first century practice

The Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities and the Universities’ Committee for Scottish Literature would like to announce a series of four workshops to provide doctoral students of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature with the knowledge and skills required for the scholarly editing of texts from the period.

Doctoral Training Workshops 2015

The CHB ran a series of workshops as part of a training programme for doctoral students at the University of Stirling, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Dundee.

Theories of the Book Reading Group

"Theories of the Book,” is a reading group focusing on the history of the book, broadly conceived. The  group meets monthly to discuss both classic and emerging scholarship in the fields of book history, bibliography, and related areas.