Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Manuscript and Printed Book in Germany
Friday, 2nd May 2008
The Scottish Centre for the Book
National Library of Scotland


09.15 Registration

09.30 General introduction

09.50 Dr. Mary Fischer (Napier University)
Winning hearts and minds: the role of the written word in the conquest of
Prussia in the fourteenth century

10.30 Prof. Dr. Henrike Lähnemann (University of Newcastle)
From print to manuscript: the case of a manuscript workshop in Stuttgart
around 1475

11.10-11.35 Coffee

11.35 Prof. Dr. John Flood (University of London)
A typographical conundrum from 1479

12.15-13.35 Lunch (to be arranged by participants. There are several
suitable establishments in the immediate vicinity of the National Library)

13.40 Dr. William Kelly (Napier University):
Medical and scientific publishing in Germany, 1601-1800

14.20 Susan Reed (British Library)
Printing the revolution: Berlin broadsides from 1848

15.00 Jasmin Adam (University of Mainz)
Marketing rules: changing publishing strategies in the Weimar period

15.40 Questions and general discussion

17.00-18.00 Reception for speakers and participants