Conference program and abstracts

Just in time, we finished our final version of the conference program (please make sure you check it out, we had to make some minor changes!), including short biographies of all our speakers and the full abstracts of their papers. You can download the PDF-file here: Conference program and abstracts. Of course, you’ll also get your own paper-version tomorrow during your registration!


Conference’s poster

Our conference’s poster is ready! Check it out here:


If you want to receive the PDF file of the poster (if you want to put the poster somewhere in your university,  for example), please send an e-mail to!

Keynote lecture by dr. Irene van Renswoude

We are very pleased to introduce to you the keynote speaker of our conference: dr. Irene van Renswoude. Irene works both at the department of History of Knowledge (Huygens ING (KNAW)) and at Utrecht University. Her keynote lecture will be entitled: Forbidden books. Readers’ responses in manuscripts and early printed books, 650-1600. A brief abstract of her lecture can be read here. Irene’s keynote lecture will conclude our conference.

2nd Call for Papers: early medieval history / early printed books

There are still a few places left for speakers at the 2nd Graduate Conference. We especially welcome papers in the field of early medieval history and manuscript studies (+/-650-1100), as well as of studies of early printed books (+/-1450-1600).

Abstracts can be sent to Closing date for applications: 1 November 2017.

Please see also: CfP.