Thursday 19 November 2009

CfP: Print Networks Conference 2010

Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon 6-7 July 2010

Guest speakers
BERNARD CAPP, Professor of History, University of Warwick
GILES MANDELBROTE Curator, British Collections 1501-1800, The British Library

The conference theme is broadly defined and papers are invited on any aspect of the production, distribution and reception of print and manuscript in late medieval and early modern Britain, up to c.1750, and on aspects of book-trade relations within the Anglophone world.
Papers should be of up to 30 minutes' duration. A brief CV (c. 50 words) and an abstract (of c.300 words) should be submitted by 28 February 2010 to John Hinks: Selected papers will be published as part of the Print Networks series, edited by John Hinks and Matthew Day, published by Oak Knoll Press and the British Library.We can offer up to two Conference Fellowships to postgraduate students who wish to present a paper. Fellowships cover the cost of attending the conference and assistance towards costs of travel. An outline of the research being undertaken, together with a letter of recommendation from a tutor or supervisor, should be sent by 28 February 2010 to John Hinks:
For the latest information on the conference visit the British Book Trade Index website: (then select 'Print Networks').The conference (earlier in July than usual) will be held over two full days. We shall meet in the attractive surroundings of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon. Delegates will need to book their own overnight accommodation, of which there is a wide choice in Stratford.
Conference organizer (on behalf of the 'Print Networks' committee): Dr John Hinks, Centre for Urban History, University of Leiceste,r Leicester LE1 7RH.