Centre for the History of the Book

Conference: Unbound

A mini-conference presented by the MSc for Material Cultures and the History of the Book.

22nd of May 2015, 2-5.30pm
Room 2.03, 50 George Square
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2.00-3.30 Panel 1: Archival Explorations

Allie Newman - ‘Issues in the Rebinding of Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts: Facing the Future, Conserving the Past, and Creating Useable Objects for Today’

Pattie Flint - ‘One More Story before Bedtime: Mapping the Material Questions and Archival Questions of Children’s Literature’

Robyn Pritzker - ‘A Case-Room of Their Own: Book Women from 1860 to 1920’

3.30-3.45 Break

3.45-4.45 Panel 2: Theoretical Investigations

Mingyuan Chen - ‘TITLE TBA’

Alia Levar Wegner - ‘The Accidental Science: Intersections of Bibliography and Media Theory’

4.45-5.30 Lecture

Stephanie Dumke - ‘Forms of Transmission in Anglo-German Cultural Relations’

Event image is a sketch by Leonardo Davinci, taken with permission from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milano