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Print-related courses at Lyon Book History Workshop, 2015

The Lyon-based Institut d'histoire du livre is offering 3 advanced courses in
the fields of book and printing history, taught by Neil Harris, François
Vinourd and Claudio Galleri with Eléonore Litim.

Check out our website ( for the updated detailed
presentations of the courses which now include course outlines as well as
preliminary reading lists for students.

Paper and watermarks as bibliographical evidence - Dr. Neil Harris (course in

Techniques et matériaux des reliures médiévales - François Vinourd (course in

Image vagabonde : chemins et techniques de l'estampe européenne du XVe au
XVIIIe siècle - Claudio Galleri with Eléonore Litim (course in French)

The three classes run simultaneously at the enssib (French LIS university),
with practical sessions at the Lyon City Library, the Printing Museum and the
Lyon City Archives. The courses are aimed at a large variety of specialists
(librarians, curators, scholars, students, artisans, book collectors, graphic
designers, booksellers, etc.) who encounter questions related to the history
of the book, printing and graphic communication in the course of their work or
research. Each course is taught by a leading expert in the field with emphasis
on the study of original documents.

In order to facilitate access to collections and 'hands-on' study of original
documents, each class is limited to 12 students.

Course fees (one course - 4 days):

Full price: 500 euros

Student rate: 300 euros (required documents: a motivation letter, CV and a
copy of your university student card)

The course fees include the provision of study materials, tea/coffee breaks as
well as a welcome cocktail cum free entrance to the Lyon Printing Museum (on
Sunday, 21 June). It does not include meals and accommodation.

For more information and registration: /
Dr. Sheza Moledina, workshop coordinator
Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon
La Part-Dieu
30 boulevard Vivier-Merle
69003 Lyon, France

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