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Registration open for ‘Living well with books’ conference

Please visit the University of Bristol online shop to register to attend our conference ‘Living well with books’, which is taking place from 5-7 September 2018. We have an exciting package of presentations and activities lined up for you, including … Continue reading

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Keynote speakers, Living well with books

We are delighted and excited to announce that our keynote speakers for ‘Living Well with Books’, 5-7 September 2018 will be: Elif Tinasztepe, Associate Partner and Senior Project Architect, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Professor Miha Kovač, Department of Library and … Continue reading

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Conference Call for Papers: Living Well With Books

Centre for Material Texts, Richmond Building, University of Bristol Wednesday 5 – Friday 7 September 2018 Since the invention of the codex, the lives (and afterlives) of books have been intertwined with the lives of people. This interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and … Continue reading

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Artist’s book launch 5 December 2017, 6-7.30pm University of Bristol

The book is made! Our artist-in-residence, Angie Butler, has been working with us on the Making Books in Bristol project to create a book which self-consciously and playfully uses its own structure to reflect on and continue the conversations which … Continue reading

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Save the date: Tuesday 5 December 6-7.30pm

Coming soon – the launch of Angie Butler’s artist’s book for the Making Books in Bristol project. There is a sneak preview here (with thanks to Sarah Bodman) but we will be unveiling the real thing and inviting you to come … Continue reading

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Confined to the library

For many of us in the Centre for Material Texts, the focus of our research is the relationship between books and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed. Some of this work involves consciously reflecting on and examining … Continue reading

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The end of the End of the Book…for now

What a fabulous time we had at the End of the Book conference! Thank you so much to all of our fabulous speakers, participants, and helpers who came together on 18 November to investigate what happens when we reach the … Continue reading

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