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Cora Krömer dissertation defence 14.12.2020

We’re pleased to announce Cora Krömer’s dissertation defence, 14 December 2020, on reading testimonies on social networks. Here is her abstract: Digital technology is transforming the production, circulation and reception of written culture. These changes provide an opportunity to examine reading practices, whose decline is regularly deplored, and the pivotal moment in HSS–new objects, terrains…

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Want to be a social media champion? READ-IT is still recruiting! (deadline 1.04.2019)

Are you based in Czechia, France, Germany, or the Netherlands? Are you interested in the history and practice of reading in Europe from c.1700 to the present, digital cultures, and digital tools for researching reading? Are you active on social media? Are you willing to offer c.15 minutes each day to support the exciting Reading…

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