Book & Culture 2015

Date: 9 - 16 January 2014

Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience - Hendrik Conscienceplein 4 - 2000 Antwerpen
Felixarchief / Antwerp City Archives - Oude Leeuwenrui 29 - 2000 Antwerpen
Museum aan de Stroom (MAS) - Hanzestedenplaats 1 - 2000 Antwerpen
Museum Plantin Moretus - Vrijdagmarkt 22-23 - 2000 Antwerpen
Rockoxhuis - Keizerstraat 10-12 - 2000 Antwerpen

Organization / co-organization: Faculty of Arts and Flemish Book Historical Society

Short description: Antwerp Summer School - Faculty of Arts, in cooperation with Flemish Book Historical Society

Immediately preceding ICHC 2015, a two day Summer School will be offered. The theme of the Summer School will be in keeping with the main theme of ICHC 2015. 

The program enables the participants to acquaint themselves thoroughly in a short period of time with the most important heritage collections of the town of Antwerp. In historic and modern locations in town, various experts will give workshops and presentations, using original documents whenever possible.

The range of subjects is broad: from printed to hand drawn maps, from seventeenth century Bleau globes to Antwerp’s religious book production. Participants of the Summer School will also be given several tours through exhibitions that are open during the conference, mostly guided by the (guest)curators of these exhibitions.

The number of participants is limited to 20. Admittance will be in order of registration. For registration send an email to After registration you will be informed about all further details and payment options. The registration will only be completed after reception of the required fee.

Prerequisites: a basic knowledge of the history of cartography

Entrance fee: 150€, including entrance fees, lunches and drinks

Registration: Registration required via e-mail

Contact email:

Attachment: Programme