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Acquisition, growth, loss and circulation: The MWW research group "economies of collecting" introduces itself. More...


The Polonsky Foundation digitization project "Manuscripts from German-Speaking Lands" is now halfway through and well on the way to an extraordinary result. More...


A Helmstedt disputation from 1681 illustrates how scholars of the early modern period sought to understand what diseases are and how their spread can be explained. More...


A unique manuscript of the Compendia (1593) in Japanese translation has been identified at the HAB. More...


In a personal commentary, Marshall Weber, winner of the Artist Book Prize 2019, speaks out in favour of a functional transformation of museums and libraries. More...



14.07.2020
Virtuelle Ringvorlesung
Dr. Mona Schieren (HFK Bremen): anders gleich. Zu Lygia Clark's Körpertechniken

03.08.2020
- POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2021 -
Early Modern Visual Data: Organizing Knowledge in Printed Books. 44th International Wolfenbüttel Summer Course

26.08.2020
Forschungskolloquium