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21st-Century Book Historian: Printing

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Pathfoot Building

University of Stirling

Stirling

FK9 4LA

United Kingdom

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The 21st-Century Book Historian is a series of three events which aim to provide PhD students with hands-on training in the History of Printing, Publishing and Authorship. The first of these events, Printing, will be held at the University of Stirling.

This event is open to all PhD students, and a limited amount of funding is available to support travel to this event for students based at other SGSAH institutions.

Draft Schedule:

12 noon: Arrival and lunch

1pm: Discussion of physical attributes of the book in the C16th/17th/18th and demonstration of the printing press, followed by hands on activities with the press (Setting, Pulling, Folding).

3:30pm: Tea

4pm: Jamie Cumby (PhD student) will discuss how an awareness of provenance research in book history, through her work on the Material Evidence in Incunabula project, has influenced her PhD research.

4:30pm: Questions and Reflection

5.30pm: Close

This event is free, but booking is essential as spaces are limited.

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Pathfoot Building

University of Stirling

Stirling

FK9 4LA

United Kingdom

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