Bookbinding: First Session of a Series of Virtual Encounters on Book History

Detail from copperplate describing the bookbinding workshop, from Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une société de gens de lettres. 17 vols. 11 vols of plates. (Paris: Briasson [etc.] Genève, C. J. Panckoucke, G. Cramer et S. de Tournes, 1762-1776)

Detail from copperplate describing the bookbinding workshop, from Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une société de gens de lettres. 17 vols. 11 vols of plates. (Paris: Briasson [etc.] Genève, C. J. Panckoucke, G. Cramer et S. de Tournes, 1762-1776)

We are very pleased to invite you all to the first session of a series of virtual encounters on various aspects of book history. Our first online meeting is devoted to bookbinding and is scheduled for Monday July 6 2020,  11:00 am  Ann Arbor (EDT) 5:00pm Madrid (CET).  This session, and the series, have been organized by Pablo Alvarez (UM) and Benito Rial Costas (UCM),  and will be hosted by the University of Michigan Library and the Facultad de Ciencias de la Documentación of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid via Zoom. The session is free of charge and open to all, but registration is required. The details of the program are listed below. 

Program

Finding the Right Name: Classification and Terminology in Endbands of the Eastern Mediterranean Bindings
Georgios Boudalis (Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki)

Zooming in and Zooming out of Islamic Bookbindings
Karin Scheper (University Library of Leiden)

Ontological Reasoning for the Language of Bindings Thesaurus
Athanasios Velios (Ligatus, University of the Arts London)

Unraveling Mysteries: Observation, Analysis, and Investigation through Craft Experimentation
Kyle Clark (University of Michigan Library)

Stationary Binding of Medical Recipe Notebooks and Daily Life in Colegio de Vizcainas 
Martha Romero (Institute of Bibliographical Research, National University of México)

The Burning of the Butterfly: A Plaquette Binding at the University of Michigan Library
Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan Library)

The Session will be chaired by Evyn Kropf (University of Michigan Library)

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6 Comments

Katia Weber
on July 2, 4:25am

I am late, registration is closed... will the sessions be recorded and the videos available ? Best regards.

Wanda Robins
on July 2, 5:30am

Is registration for this workshop closed? Bookbinding: First Session of a Series of Virtual Encounters on Book History the link to the registration indicates the form is closed thanks. I would really like to attend

Anne McLain
on July 2, 6:55pm

Hello, On Tuesday, I signed up for the first of this book history series (starting Monday 7/6), hit submit, and never got a confirmation. Are other people having this lag time or did it just not go through for some reason? Thanks very much, Anne amclain@fas.harvard.edu

Jennifer Robertson
on July 3, 2:20pm

I can't seem to register for this anymore, are the sessions full?

Paulien.Rings@kb.nl
on July 13, 4:56am

Are these sessions recorded? I hope so...

B. Williams Ellertson
on July 18, 2:00pm

We’re so very much hoping that there will be recordings of these sessions posted. Please point us toward them, and THANK YOU!

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