The Typographic Hub

NOTE: This event is now closed

The Baskerville Symposium

11th April 2012

A one-day symposium
12 April 2012

This one-day symposium will consider Baskerville’s contribution to typographic history. It is a cross-disciplinary event, which will cover the fields of printing and typographic history, metals and materials, the history of the book and design, social and industrial history and bibliography.

SPEAKERS
The Baskerville Project, Caroline Archer, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design; The Baskerville Collection, Sian Roberts, Birmingham Reference Library; Baskerville’s Books, Martin Killeen, University of Birmingham; Baskerville’s Punches, Ed Potten, University of Cambridge; The Work of the JIIC and the Baskerville Project, Frank Cooper & Keith Adcock, Jewellery Industries Innovation Centre; Metals and Materials, Yu Lung Chiu, University of Birmingham; Some odd rapprochements sometimes happen: Baskerville’s font in a Polish book, Olga Baird, Independent Scholar; 18th Century Birmingham, Malcolm Dick, University of Birmingham; Funding Streams, Julia Burdett, Birmingham City University

 

GUESTS

Keith Adcock, Jewellery Industries Innovation Centre, BCU; Caroline Archer, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, BCU; Olga Baird, Independent Scholar; Paul Barnes, Commercial Type, London; Roger Bruton, University of Birmingham; Julia Burdett, Birmingham City University; Francesca Carnevali, University of Birmingham; Ann-Marie Carey, Jewellery Industries Innovation Centre, BCU; Yu Lung Chiu, University of Birmingham; Frank Cooper, Jewellery Industries Innovation Centre, BCU; Malcolm Dick, University of Birmingham; Katharina Freise, University of Birmingham; Paul Hemmings, Birmingham Central Library; Martin Killeen, University of Birmingham; Henrietta Lockhart, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery; Gay Penfold, Jewellery Industries Innovation Centre, BCU; Ed Potten, University of Cambridge; Sian Roberts, Birmingham Central Library; Graham Short, The Hand of Genius, Birmingham; Sue Thomas, University of Birmingham; David Temperley, Book dealer, Birmingham; Ben Waddington, Independent Local Historian; Susan Worrall, University of Birmingham