Workshops

Monday 27 June

Location: venue to be announce

19:00 Evening event: Via Via Travelers’ Cafe

Informal gathering, meet and greet of participants and staff

Tuesday 28 June

Location: Reading Room Ruusbroec Institute

9:00-9:45 Registration

9:45-10:00 Welcome, by Prof. Dr. Veerle Fraeters (Ruusbroec Institute, University of Antwerp)

10:00-11:30 Prof. Dr. Hubert Meeus (University of Antwerp): Antwerp and its Role in the Religious Book Production (including break)

11:30-12:00 Discussion

12:00-13:00 Lunch: Agora Caffee

13:00-14:30 Prof. Dr. Pierre Delsaerdt (University of Antwerp; KULeuven): Collections Create Context

14:30-15:00 Discussion

15:00-18:00 Prof. Dr. David McKitterick (Trinity College, Cambridge): The Compartmentalizing of Manuscripts, Early Printed Books and Prints and its Consequences for Historic Research and our Understanding of the Past (including break and discussion)

Wednesday 29 June: Manuscripts: evolution, techniques, printed books (Workshops 1)

Location: Reading Room Ruusbroec Institute

9:00-12:00 Prof. Dr. Erik Kwakkel (Leiden University): Birth and Development of Gothic Script, 1050-1450

(including break and discussion)

12:00-13:00 Lunch: Agora Caffee

13:00-14:30 Dr. Daniël Ermens (Ruusbroec Institute, University of Antwerp): What is a Manuscript?

14:30-15:00 Discussion

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:45 Prof. Dr. Kees Schepers (Ruusbroec Institute, University of Antwerp): Printed Books in Disguise. Manuscript Copies of Early Printed Books

16:45-17:15 Discussion

19:00 Summer School Dinner: Bernardin

Thursday 30 June: Early printed books, Digital Humanities (Workshops 2)

Location: Reading Room Ruusbroec Institute

9:00-12:00 Dr. Falk Eisermann (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin): Media Convergence: Manuscripts and Printed Books in the 15th Century (including break and discussion)

12:00-13:00 Lunch: Agora Caffee

13:00-14:30 Dr. Tom Deneire (University of Antwerp Library: Special Collections): Digital Special Collections: Digitization, Metadata, Research

14:30-15:00 Discussion

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:45 Dr. Goran Proot (Ruusbroec Institute, University of Antwerp; Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris): The Relationship between Early Modern Books and their Descriptions in Bibliographies, Catalogues, and Databases: Opportunities for Big- Data Analyses

16:45-17:15 Discussion

17:30-18:30 Visit: Special Collections of University of Antwerp Library; welcome by Chief Librarian Trudi Noordermeer and presentation of the Jesuitica Collection by curator Dr. Tom Deneire

Friday 1 July: Illustrations, prints and devotionalia (Workshops 3)

Location: Reading Room Ruusbroec Institute

9:00-12:00 Dr. Evelyne Verheggen and Richard de Beer, MA (Museum Catharijneconvent): Devotional Illustrations, Prints and Objects Reunited (including break and discussion)

12:00-13:00 Lunch: Le Pain Quotidien

13:30-14:30 Visit: Guided tour at the St. Andrew’s Church

15:00-16:30 Visit: Guided tour at the Collections of Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library; presentation of religious unica by curator Steven Van Impe, MA

16:30 Closing reception: Heritage Library