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Congres: The Golden Compasses: A Milestone in Book History

The Golden Compasses: A Milestone in Book History

The Flanders Book Historical Society is pleased to announce a conference celebrating the 50th anniverary of Leon Voet's seminal study "The Golden Compasses".

International conference on Friday, 13 December 2019 (Antwerp University)
Pre-conference evening lecture on Thursday, 12 December 2019 (Plantin-Moretus Museum)
Social programme on Saturday, 14 December 2019 (Plantin-Moretus Museum)

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Miraeus Lecture Mark McConnell

Op 12 december, aan de vooravond van het congres The Golden Compasses verzorgt Mark McConnell een Miraeus Lecture in het Museum Plantin-Moretus. Deze staat open voor alle geïnteresseerden en is zoals steeds gratis.

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CfP: Book design at the Officina Plantiniana and beyond: Forms, models and influences

In autumn 2020, the Bibliothèque Mazarine and the Cultura Fonds, in collaboration with the Plantin Moretus Museum (Antwerp), will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Christophe Plantin's birth (circa 1520-1589) with an international conference and an exhibition.

The conference will present new research on the activities and production of the Officina Plantiniana, as well as on contemporary workshops, paying particular attention to subjects related to typographical design, mise en page and illustration.

Paris, Bibliothèque Mazarine, 18-19 November 2020
Submission deadline: 29 February 2020
For more information and submission guidelines, see the Mazarine website.

 

Agenda

5-6 december 2019 • Conferentie: Printing and disseminating the Law in the Habsburg Netherlands, the Dutch Republic and the Prince-Bishopric of Liege in the early modern period (16th-18th century) • Université de Liège, Luik

12 december 2019 (donderdag!) • Miraeus Lecture: How Did Early Modern Publishers Make Decisions? Business Insights from Christopher Plantin’s Cost Records (Mark McConnell) • Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerpen

12-14 december 2019 • Conferentie: The Golden Compasses: A Milestone in Book History • Universiteit Antwerpen en Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerpen

6-7 februari 2020 • Conferentie: Institutions and book market during the Early Modern period: between regulation and promotion • University Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla (Spanje)

29 februari 2020 • Deadline CfP: Book design at the Officina Plantiniana and beyond: Forms, models and influences

15 maart 2020Boekbindbeurs • 't Bau-huis, Sint Niklaas

18 maart 2020 • Miraeus Lecture: The Visual Afterlives of Literary Classics (Nathalie Collé) • Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience, Antwerpen

27 mei 2020 • Miraeus Lecture: From the Plantin-Moretus Archives to the Secret Histories of Books (J. Christopher Warner) • Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience, Antwerpen

18-19 november 2020 • Conferentie: Book design at the Officina Plantiniana and beyond: Forms, models and influences • Bibliothèque Mazarine, Parijs (Frankrijk)