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11th Annual History of the Book Lecture and Optional Dinner

Wednesday, 8 November 2017


‘Print and the Reformation: a drama in three acts’
Professor Andrew Pettegree (University of St Andrews)

Venue: Learning Centre, Palace Green Library
Time: 5:30pm

Andrew Pettegree is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews and Director of the Universal Short Title Catalogue. He is the author of over a dozen books in the fields of Reformation history and the history of communication including Reformation and the Culture of Persuasion (Cambridge University Press, 2005), The Book in the Renaissance (Yale University Press, 2010) and The Invention of News (Yale University Press, 2014). His most recent book, Brand Luther: 1517, Print and the Making of the Reformation (Penguin USA) was published in October 2015. His new projects include a study of the book culture of the Dutch Golden Age for Yale University Press and ‘Preserving the World’s Rarest Books’, a collaborative project with libraries funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Optional Dinner:
Venue: SCR Dining Room, Hatfield College
Time: 7pm
Cost per person: £65.25
Dress code: Smart

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