Bibliographical Society awards Gold Medal to Professor Michael Twyman
From time to time the Bibliographical Society awards a Gold Medal for distinguished services to bibliography to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the subject and the furtherance of the Society’s aims. Over forty awards... Read more »»
‡ Ben Weiner (20 July 2021)

Prize for New Scholarship 2021
The ‘Printing Historical Society Prize for New Scholarship’ will be available again this year. Submissions are invited in the form of a new article on a printing-historical subject, suitable for the Society’s Journal. The winning author will receive this year’s... Read more »»
‡ Ben Weiner (15 April 2021)

Plantin Institute takes History of the book course online
The Plantin Institute, in the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp, is organising its three-day course on the history of the book in a new online format. History of the Book – one of the Plantin Institute's students' favourite courses – is to be repeated in March 2021 in a new format. For the first time, the entire course will be livestreamed and given in English, allowing international students to take advantage of this three-day course. More information from the Plantin Institute of Typography. Read more »»
‡ Ben Weiner (20 February 2021)

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Typographic Surprises! German double bill
Friday 2 July 2021. 6:00 -- 7:30 pm The third Typographic Surprises online event features two sessions from recent beneficiaries of the PHS Grants Programme. Jessica Farrell-Jobst. Jobbing printers working for local government in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Nuremburg Pierre Pané-Farré...

Ghost Signs: a London Story
Our second Typographic Surprises! event is presented by Sam Roberts and looks at the legacy of the hand-painted advertising once commmon on London's buildings. The online event is on 4 June and tickets cost £3. Full details and booking...

Typographic Surprises! webinar series launches
The first in a series of webinars takes place on 26 February and starts at 6pm GMT. Booking is open now. Full details and tickets

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