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The Polish Ambassador at The Printed Book in Central Europe Conference

Posted August 03, 2017

The St Andrews Book Project in the School of History, along with the Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota, hosted its annual conference this year from 29 June to 1 July. The conference theme was on ‘The Printed Book in Central Europe’. Scholars from across Europe and America spoke on the rise of the printing press predominantly in lands east of the Holy Roman Empire. The Polish Embassy in London sponsored Polish scholars to attend the conference and the Polish Ambassador, His Excellency Arkady Rzegocki, attended the conference accompanied by his wife, Dr Jolanta Rzegocka.continue reading


Summer Internship programme 2017

Posted July 17, 2017

On Friday 14 July we said goodbye to the six interns on our established summer internship programme: Solidea Cecchinato, University of Udine, Italy; Marieke van Egeraat, Radboud University, Nijmegen; Alberto Gallerani, University of Trent; Manuel Llano, Leiden University; Lotte Savelsberg, Leiden University and Heleen Wyffels, University of Leuven...continue reading


New opportunity in the USTC team

Posted February 22, 2017

School of History in the University of St Andrews is seeking to appoint to a position within the St Andrews Book History research group. The successful candidate will work on the project, ‘Preserving the World’s Rarest Books’. This project is financed by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York. This is a full-time position, for a fixed term of one year and five months, 1 May 2017 – 30 September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter...continue reading


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