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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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Making Books in Bristol – Richard Jones, Tangent Books, 16 May 2017

The first Making Books in Bristol talk is taking place at the Central Library in Bristol on Wednesday 16 May 2017 at 1pm. Come along to hear what Richard Jones of Tangent Books thinks about making books, and to find … Continue reading

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Making Books in Bristol – free lunchtime public talks

The Books research cluster are excited to announce ‘Making Books in Bristol’, a series of free lunchtime public talks that will take place in May and June. The talks will be given by Bristol-based speakers who are involved, in various … Continue reading

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Calling book artists in Bristol!

A new project at the University of Bristol would like to commission a book artist currently based in the Bristol area to create a new piece of work which explores what it means to make a book in Bristol. ‘Making … Continue reading

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