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15th to 17th November 2013

TO CELEBRATE THE OPENING of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections The Library of Birmingham, Newman University, Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book in the new Library of Birmingham, Birmingham UK


Professor Sir David Cannadine
Dodge Professor of History, Princeton University
Dr David Pearson
Director of Culture, Heritage & Libraries
City of London Corporation
Professor Johanna Drucker
Bernard and Martin Breslauer
Professor of Bibliography, University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad
Director of the Ligatus Research Centre
University of the Arts, London



Professor David Roberts – Professor of English, Birmingham City University

Linda Carreiro – Associate Professor, Department of Art
University of Calgary

Sarah Bodman – Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England

Dr Jason Scott-Warren – Director, Cambridge Centre for
Material Texts, University of Cambridge

Contact email: info (at) resurrectingthebook (dot) org

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