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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