The book: history and practice

Monday, 12 March 2012

This forthcoming workshop (12 March 2012: 10am - 4pm) at UCD Humanities Institute centres on a unique venture in knowledge transfer between historians of the book and design and typographical experts. The workshop has been designed to facilitate a dynamic exhange of expertise between humanities scholars and design experts to enhance the skills capacity and professional practice of both cohorts.

The workshop will enable a formal interchange of knowledge and expertise between historians of the book and design professionals by means of a structured discussion centring on topics of mutual professional interest in book history, book design and typography. Among those who will address the workshop are:

Mary Ann Bolger (DIT); Dermot McGuinne (DIT); Jason McElligott (Marsh’s Library); David Smith (IADT); Clare Bell (DIT); Hilary Kenna (IADT); Philip Maddock (Rhode Island); Anne Brady (Vermillion Design); Elizabethanne Boran (Worth Library); Peter Maybury; Phil Baines (Central St Martins). The workshop will be directed by Dr Marc Caball in collaboration with Dr Mick Wilson, Director, Graduate School in Creative Arts and Media (GradCAM).

This event has been made possible through the award of an IRCHSS New Ideas Award to Dr Marc Caball.

For a full copy of the programme please click here .

For further details please contact Marc Caball at