Institut de Histoire du Livre
Book History Workshop, 2008
For the sixth edition of its Book History Workshop, organised in collaboration with the
Courses on offer this year are:
GOTHIC ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK (new course, in English)
PRINTED EPHEMERA UNDER THE MAGNIFYING GLASS (course in French)
TYPE, LETTERING AND CALLIGRAPHY: PART TWO 1830-2000 (existing course, for the first time in English)
INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF INCUNABULA (course in English)
The Book History Workshop is aimed at book and printing historians and at the many other specialists who encounter questions related to book and printing history in the course of their work: researchers, teachers, archivists, librarians, museum curators, antiquarian booksellers, collectors, designers, etc.
The four-day courses offered by the Institut d'histoire du livre cover various aspects of the history of the book and graphic communications. Subjects are dealt with from both theoretical and practical points of view through illustrated lectures, discussions and close study of original documents. The courses make abundant use of the collections of Lyon City Library and
The courses will take place in
Tuition fee: 490 euros (mid-day meals included).
In order to facilitate access to collections of original documents the number of participants is limited to twelve per class.
More info here.