Printing Agents: A New Book History Project at SCEMS

  June 28th will see the first formal gathering of Printing Agents, a new network established to galvanise research into the connections between print culture and regional identity.

On a semester of book history

Book History @ Sheffield is one whole semester old! In spring and early summer we held three research events, each leading to lively discussion: Marcus Nevitt presented his work on newsbooks in revolutionary England to a packed house. Marcus exposed Continue reading On a semester of book history

SCEMS Windows into Research: Projects

Featuring compact presentations from Rachel Askew, Adam James Smith, Amy Jackson and Seth Mehl, followed by panel discussion and Q&A. Members of SCEMS are at work developing and researching fresh project opportunities. Hear about Castlegate, Thomason’s Newsbooks, and Sheffield: Protest. Continue reading SCEMS Windows into Research: Projects

Books in the News in Revolutionary England

The first #BookHistShef seminar will hear from Dr Marcus Nevitt, who will share some of his research into the mid-seventeenth century Newsbooks from George Thomason’s collection of tracts. For more information about this event (taking place in Jessop West SR7), Continue reading Books in the News in Revolutionary England