SHARP- The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing is participating in two upcoming conferences that may be of interest.
SHARP Conference in Antwerp
The 22nd annual SHARP conference will be held in Antwerp (Belgium), Wednesday 17 September through Sunday 21 September 2014. The program takes place primarily at the University of Antwerp, in the old centre of the city, but includes events at different venues of book historical interest as well as preconference workshops/tours and excursions. The central theme is ‘Religions of the Book’, but in conformity with tradition the conference also welcomes other book historical papers, sessions and round tables. Sponsors include the Plantin-Moretus Museum, the Hendrik Conscience Library, the Flemish House of Literature, the Antwerp Bibliophile Society, the Museum of Letters & Manuscripts, KBC Banking & Insurance, the Flemish Book Historical Society and the University of Antwerp. Please see the CFP at sharpweb.org for more details.
SHARP in China 2015: ICHS / CISH
As an International Affiliated International Organization of the International Committee on the Historical Sciences, SHARP is in a position to organize three sessions during the week-long conference to be held in Jinan, in Shandong Province of Eastern China, August 24 to 28, 2015. This is a call for papers with a due date of 30 November 2013. More information at sharpweb.org