CFP: ESTS 2016

As announced at the Member’s Meeting at ESTS 2015 in Leicester, the Society’s 13th annual conference will be hosted by the Centre for Manuscript Genetics at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and will be organized in conjunction with DiXiT, the Marie Curie Initial Training Network for digital scholarly editing.

The conference will take place from 5 to 7 October 2016, and its theme will be “Digital Scholarly Editing: Theory, Practice, Methods”. Confirmed keynote speakers are Kathryn Sutherland and Paul Eggert. In the days leading up to the conference, the CMG will also host two DiXiT workshops on digital scholarly editing.

The CfP is now available from the conference pages, and will remain open until 20 March 2016. Please note that all speakers must be members of the Society in good standing.

ESTS 2015 Bursaries

via Gabriel Egan

The Bibliographical Society has kindly agreed to fund four “Bibliographical Society Studentships” for the conference “Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting”, the 12th annual meeting of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS), to be held in Leicester, England, on 19-21 November 2015 (read the full CfP here). The best four proposals for papers by post-graduate applicants will each receive a 60 GBP bursary to defray their costs in attending the conference to give their papers. To become eligible to receive this bursary, applicants should mention in their proposals (to be submitted to Prof Gabriel Egan) that they are post-graduate students.

ESTS 2015: 19-21 November, Leicester

The Society’s 12th annual conference will be held at the Centre for Textual Studies, De Montfort University, Leicester England, and will take place from 19 to 21 November 2015. The theme is “Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting”. The CfP is now available from the conference pages. The Centre for Textual Studies also made a CfP Flyer. Please note that all speakers must be members of the Society in good standing.

Wanted: Variants Review Editor

The Society’s journal, Variants, is looking to appoint a number of new book review editors who can take responsibility for a specific region or language. Book review editors will monitor new publications (monographs, collections of essays, scholarly editions, digital projects) within their area, order review copies, commission reviews and sent copy-edited reviews to the journal editor. This is an ideal opportunity for PhD students or early career researchers. Please contact the editor Wim Van Mierlo, with an expression of interest.