Technologies of print in Asia

A con­fer­ence on the his­to­ry of print­ing tech­nolo­gies in South and South­east Asian print­ing his­to­ry has been announced, to be held at the Roy­al Asi­at­ic Soci­ety in Lon­don, on Tues­day 26 March 2019. The con­fer­ence will focus on mate­ri­als, process­es, prac­tices, as well as on labour­ers, tin­ker­ers, entre­pre­neurs and oth­er indi­vid­u­als in the his­to­ry of […]

Poetics of print

The Poet­ics of Print is a one-day sym­po­sium tak­ing place on Thurs­day 21 Feb­ru­ary at Win­ter­bourne House, Uni­ver­si­ty of Birm­ing­ham, which brings togeth­er speak­ers work­ing across a range of dis­ci­plines. For more details of the speak­ers and how to book, see the web­site of the Cen­tre for the His­to­ry of Print­ing and Cul­ture.

Broadside Day 2019 in Glasgow

This year’s annu­al Broad­side Day is to be held at Strath­clyde Uni­ver­si­ty in Glas­gow on Sat­ur­day 23 Feb­ru­ary 2019. The day will cov­er a range of top­ics, from songs of England’s Queen Eliz­a­beth I to wood blocks used in New­cas­tle chap­books col­lec­tions, but will also fea­ture a num­ber of papers on Scot­tish bal­lads and writ­ers. […]

Conference on printed ephemera

Paper pro­pos­als for a con­fer­ence on Dregs, dross and debris: the art of tran­sient print, 9–10 July, 2019 at Liv­er­pool John Moores Uni­ver­si­ty should be sub­mit­ted by 31 Jan­u­ary 2019. Con­tri­bu­tions on all peri­ods of print from ear­ly mod­ern to the present are wel­come. For full details of the con­fer­ence and con­tact details see the […]

Registration open for conference on ‘Women in print’

The Women in print con­fer­ence is to be held on 13 and 14 Sep­tem­ber 2018 at Win­ter­bourne House and Gar­den, in Edg­bas­ton, Birm­ing­ham. This inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­fer­ence seeks to recov­er the lives, work and impact of women who have been active in all aspects of print­ing and print cul­ture, and to assess those con­tri­bu­tions that may […]

Conference in Birmingham

Reg­is­tra­tion is open for a con­fer­ence at the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture at Birm­ing­ham City Uni­ver­si­ty. Script, print, and let­ter­forms in glob­al con­texts: the visu­al and the mate­r­i­al will be held on Thurs­day 28 June and Fri­day 29 June, and more details of speak­ers etc, and book­ing details can be found on the […]

Print’s progress in the 20th century

You can still book tick­ets for the con­fer­ence on twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry print­ing his­to­ry organ­ised by the Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety, the Cen­tre for Print­ing His­to­ry and Cul­ture and the Nation­al Print Muse­um, Dublin. Enti­tled From craft to tech­nol­o­gy and back again: print’s progress in the twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry, the con­fer­ence will be host­ed by the Nation­al Print […]

BPS 2016 convention

The British Print­ing Society’s Annu­al Con­ven­tion, held togeth­er with the Society’s AGM, is the high­light of the year’s activ­i­ties. The 2016 Con­ven­tion is organ­ised by Maid­en­head Branch and will take place at the Bris­­tol-Fil­­ton Hol­i­day lnn, just five miles north-east of the city of Bris­tol on 8–10 April 2016. Activ­i­ties dur­ing the week­end include talks […]

Printing Historical Society Conference

The Print­ing His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety is hold­ing a con­fer­ence on 13 and 14 Novem­ber 2014 at the St Bride Insti­tute in Lon­don. ‘Land­marks in Print­ing: from ori­gins to the dig­i­tal age’ is being held to mark the Society’s 50th anniver­sary year. As well as the var­ied pro­gramme of speak­ers, there will be demon­stra­tions of his­tor­i­cal print­ing […]

British Printing Society’s 70th anniversary convention

The British Print­ing Society’s 70th Anniver­sary Con­ven­tion is being host­ed by the Dorset Branch in 2014. It will take place on 25th-27th  April at the Days Hotel, Bournemouth, (pre­vi­ous­ly The Mar­sham Court Hotel). For more infor­ma­tion vis­it the British Print­ing Society’s web­site