2018/19 Meetings: Term 2

The Book and Print Initiative meets twice a month, on alternate Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 pm, in or near Senate House, London. Each meeting features two informal 20-minute talks from researchers based in and around SAS, followed by coffee. All are welcome. All are also welcome to join for lunch with the speakers before each session, 12:45 - 1:45 pm, but please email the convenors for details (lunch not provided).

10 January, room 243

Margaret Joachim (IES)  The Cyclopaedia Saga: Pitfalls of a Serial Publication Purchase in the Early Nineteenth Century *Winner: 2018 GP Johnson Prize*
Dennis Duncan (Bodleian Libraries) 
On the Same Page: The Index in the First Few Decades of Print 

24 January, room 246

Brooke Palmieri (Camp Books) 
Queering Print History
E-J Scott (Duckie) 
Princess, 1719: Prints of the Georgian Queers & their Pleasure Gardens


7 February, room 246

Alexandra Marraccini (Warburg)  Shell Games: Print Sources, Representation, and Oceanic Objects in the English Early Modern Cabinet 
Peyvand Firouzeh (Max-Planck-Institut) 
Heritage, Self-Image, and the Reception of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) between Iran and India: British Library MS Or.1403

21 February, room 234

Jose Guevara (ILAS) Literacies in Spanish American Colonies: Knowledges of the Written Word in Lima and Santa Fe de Bogotá between 1650-1750 
Olenka Horbatsch (British Museum) 
Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen and the Monumental Woodcut in the Low Countries

7 March, room 246

Kris Tetens (SAS)
‘A Penny Plain, Tuppence Coloured': Theatrical Tinsel Prints and London Print Culture in the 1830s
Catherine James (UCL) 
Material Networks in Medical Student Dissertations from Leiden before 1900

Convenors: Raphaële Mouren (Warburg) and Elizabeth Savage (Institute of English Studies)