Bookish things to do in 2017

It’s January – the perfect time to start planning for the rest of the year.  I’ve always found traveling a great excuse opportunity to learn new things.  As much as I enjoy a good beach vacation, my favorite escape more closely resembles one of the opportunities below.

This somewhat random list of workshops and learning opportunities have come across my virtual desk recently.   I thought I would put them together in one place as a public service. I preface this all by saying I have no personal connection to any of these (although I have attended London Rare Books School and have taken a workshop with Rachel Hazell, so I can personally recommend both.)   Having said that, given unlimited time and money, I would absolutely want to participate in all them.

I will be updating this list as I hear of new events.   Please feel free to comment on our Facebook page with any others you would recommend.

Book History Workshop
Location: Texas A&M University,
Dates: 21-26 May 2017
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Paper, Print and Book Intensive Study
Location: Fabriano, Italy
Dates: 7 – 22 June 2017
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London International Palaeography Summer School
Location: London, England
Dates: 12-16 June 2017
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Book Iceland: Text_ures of Land and Book
Location: Gullkistan, Center for Creativity, Laugarvatn Iceland
Dates: 18 – 29 June 2017
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London Rare Books School
Location: London, England
Dates: 26 – 30 June (week one), 3 – 7 July (week two), 10-14 July (week three – New!)
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Illuminated Manuscripts and Miniatures
Location: Arte Umbria, Montegabbione, Italy
Dates: 7-11 September 2017
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Personal Geographies
Location: Venice, Italy
Dates: 9 – 13 October 2017
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Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Dates: 12 – 15 October 2017
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Love Letters
Location: Paris, France
Dates: 12-17 November 2017
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