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Eighteenth-century Jewish books from Central Europe mark a transition from a primary interest for the content of books, to an increasing interest in the appearance of books. This will be the central premise of Emile Schrijver’s inaugural lecture as professor by special appointment of Jewish Book History.

Event details of Artistry and craftsmanship in 18th century Jewish books
Date 27 March 2014
Time 16:00 -17:00
Location Aula - Lutherse kerk
Prof Emile Schrijver, professor History of the Jewish Book
Photo: Jeroen Oerlemans

E.G.L. Schrijver, professor by special appointment of Jewish Book History: The eye of the beholder. Kunstzin en vakmanschap in achttiende-eeuwse joodse boeken.

Aula - Lutherse kerk

Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.

(Please note: this inaugural lecture will be held in Dutch.)