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2nd Mar 2016

MEETING: Postgraduate Research Meeting

The School of Visual Communication at Birmingham City University has a large and active postgraduate research community, which meets alternate months throughout the academic year to discuss issues of common concern. These meetings are convened and directed by the research community, and each meeting has a different focus for conversation.

Time: 1430-1630

Place: Room 424, School of Visual Communication, Birmingham City University, Parkside Buliding, Cardigan Street, Birmingham

10th Mar 2016

TYPE TALKS: Robert Green: Salvaging the Dove’s Press type

The Doves typeface was used to print some of the most famous books of its day and became hugely valuable … Then the man who created it hurled it into the Thames.

Time: 1730-1930

Place: Birmingham City University, P350 Lecture Theatre, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD

10th Mar 2016

!!!! SOLD OUT !!!!  BASKERVIILLE SOCIETY: Baskerville’s Cambridge

The Baskerville Society is pleased to announce its main event of 2016: a three day trip to the beautiful University city of Cambridge. We’ve put together and exclusive tour of the city's libraries, museums, special collections and guided tours that best showcase Cambridge’s rich printing, book and lettering history. We hope you will be tempted to join us!

Time: 0900-1700 daily

Place: Cambridge, UK

13th Apr 2016

MEETING: Postgraduate Research Meeting

The School of Visual Communication at Birmingham City University has a large and active postgraduate research community, which meets alternate months throughout the academic year to discuss issues of common concern. These meetings are convened and directed by the research community, and each meeting has a different focus for conversation.

Time: 1430-1630

Place: Room 424, School of Visual Communication, Birmingham City University, Parkside Buliding, Cardigan Street, Birmingham

14th Apr 2016

TYPE TALKS: Jean Francois Porchez: Adding value to the invisibility of typefaces

In the beginning was the word. Then came the writing, an almost universal way to convey a message in a sustainable way, a thought, an emotion.

Time: 1730-1930

Place: Birmingham City University, P350 Lecture Theatre, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD

5th May 2016

TYPE TALKS: Stacey Barnfield: Local Heroes: the creative minds that helped shape Birmingham

From Joseph Chamberlain to John Feeney and from John Baskerville to George Cadbury

Time: 1730-1930

Place: Birmingham City University, P350 Lecture Theatre, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD

25th May 2016

MEETING: Postgraduate Research Meeting

The School of Visual Communication at Birmingham City University has a large and active postgraduate research community, which meets alternate months throughout the academic year to discuss issues of common concern. These meetings are convened and directed by the research community, and each meeting has a different focus for conversation.

Time: 1430-1630

Place: Room 424, School of Visual Communication, Birmingham City University, Parkside Buliding, Cardigan Street, Birmingham