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Making Poetry – Fun Palace

We’re excited to be taking part in this year’s Fun Palace weekend. Fun Palaces are community-focused cultural activities, and over the weekend there will be a diverse programme of events taking place across the country. The Centre for Material Texts … Continue reading

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Living Well With Books – an academic conference with a twist

Over three days at the end of last week, the Centre for Material Texts hosted a gathering of academics, artists, health care professionals and librarians who were all interested in how we make our lives alongside books. The keynote speakers … Continue reading

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Living Well With Books, 5-7 September 2018

Living Well with Books starts today! If you’re coming to the conference, you can find the registration desk on the 3rd floor of the North Wing of the Richmond Building at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The most up-to-date … Continue reading

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Extended Deadline for Living Well with Books

Living Well with Books is interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and transnational conference organized by the Centre for Material Texts, University of Bristol on 5-7 September 2018. The conference aims to explore how books have affected and continue to affect our daily lives … Continue reading

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Editing and Reading Romantic Letters

Editing and Reading Romantic Letters Monday 14th May 2018 12–5.30pm University of Bristol Queen’s Building, room 1.7 Confirmed Speakers: Tim Fulford, Ian Packer and Lynda Pratt, Oliver Clarkson, and Samantha Matthews This colloquium will bring together experts from major projects … Continue reading

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Exploring Early Modern Books: A Workshop

Exploring Early Modern Books: A Workshop 25-26 June 2018 Special Collections, Arts and Social Sciences Library, University of Bristol On 25-26 June 2018, the Centre for Material Texts at the University of Bristol is organizing a two-day intensive workshop for … Continue reading

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Launching the Centre for Material Texts

Last week was an important one for the Centre for Material Texts, since it saw both its formal and informal launch. The informal event took place on Wednesday afternoon as a diverse crowd came together to find out more about … Continue reading

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