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.