The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
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Visualising 500 Years of Circulation of Greek Incunabula in European and American Collections

March 21, 2017 7:00pm

ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens


Presented by

The Gennadius Library


Dr. Cristina Dondi, Oakeshott Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities, Lincoln College, Univ. of Oxford, Secretary of the CERL

Maria Smali, 210-72.10.536 (ext. 101)

Cristina Dondi is Oakeshott Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities at Lincoln College, Oxford, and Secretary of the Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL).
She is the Principal Investigator of the 5-year project 15cBOOKTRADE, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), which started in April 2014:
Cristina was one of the editors of the Bodleian catalogue of incunabula, Bod-inc (OUP 2005), and the creator of the international databases Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI) and TEXT-inc
Her research focuses on the history of printing and the booktrade in the 15th century, using the surviving books as primary sources for Economic and Social History, the integration of provenance research data as a means to reconstruct dispersed collections, the transmission of texts in print, and on liturgical books, both manuscript and printed. Her last publication is Printed Books of Hours from Fifteenth-Century Italy. The Texts, the Books, and the Survival of a Long-Lasting Genre, Biblioteca di Bibliografia Italiana, 204 (Florence: Olschki, 2016).

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