Workshops

Programme

Sunday 28 June 2020

  • Informal welcome drink

Monday 29 June 2020

Ruusbroec Institute Library

  • 09.00 - Registration
  • 09.45–10.00 - Kees Schepers (Ruusbroec Institute, University of Antwerp), Welcome and Introduction
  • 10.00–12.00 - Pierre Delsaerdt (University of Antwerp), Christophe Plantin, Books, Faith and Fear in 16th-Century Antwerp
  • 13.00–16.30 - Antonio Dávila Pérez (Universidad de Cádiz), The Controversial Reception of the Polyglot Bible of Antwerp: Origins, Progress and Censorship
  • 16.30–17.30 - visit to the University of Antwerp Library (Special Collections)

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Ruusbroec Institute Library

  • 09.00–12.00 - Susanna De Schepper (Flemish Heritage Libraries), Understanding the Hand Press Book (15th-18th Century)

Museum Plantin-Moretus

  • 13.15–13.45 - Printing demonstration
  • 13.45–15.00 - Joost Depuydt (Museum Plantin-Moretus), Typographical and Technical Aspects of the Printing Process
  • 15.15–16.45 - Kristof Selleslach (Museum Plantin-Moretus), Preparing Manuscripts for Print

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Museum Plantin-Moretus

  • 09.00–12.00 - Walter Melion (Emory University, Atlanta, GA), Jerónimo Nadal, SJ’s Adnotationes et meditations in Evangelia: Imprinting the Gospels in Word and Image
  • 13.00–14.45 - Guido Marnef (University of Antwerp), Christopher Plantin: a Handy Businessman in a Period of Religious Turmoil
  • 15.00–16.45 - Ad Stijnman (independent scholar), It Can't Be That Austere!: Plantin and Printing Colour

Felix Warehouse

  • 17.30-19.30 - Antwerp Summer University Reception

Thursday 2 July 2020

Museum Plantin-Moretus

  • 09.00–12.00 - Jan Storm van Leeuwen (former keeper bookbindings, Royal Library The Hague), What about the religious bookbinding?
  • 13.00–14.45 - Antonio Dávila Pérez (Universidad de Cádiz), Plantin's Trade with Spain in Light of the Editorial Strategies of the Golden Compasses and Some Particular Cases​
  • 15.00–16.45 - Hubert Meeus (University of Antwerp), Antwerp  as Printing Center of Religious Books 15th-17th Century

University Club

  • 19.00 - Summer School dinner

Friday 3 July 2020

Museum Plantin-Moretus

  • 09.00–12.00 - Virginie D'haene (Museum Plantin-Moretus), Print Designs for Religious Books

Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library

  • 13.15–15.00 - Walter Melion (Emory University, Atlanta, GA), Emblems as Spiritual Exercises: Jan David, SJ’s Four Emblem Books
  • 15.00–16.30 - Steven Van Impe (Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library), Liturgical Books from the Officina Plantiniana, Three Centuries of Ecclesiastical Practice
  • 16.30–18.00 - Farewell drink