Arabic and Persian Printing History and Culture

Arabic and Persian Printing History and Culture

A symposium organised by the Centre for Printing History & Culture

Date: Monday, June 6, 2016
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: University of Birmingham

For more information, see here. Visit this link to book tickets.

This one-day symposium looks at the history of printing across both Arabic and Persian-speaking worlds from block printing in the fourteenth century to twenty-first century digital type design, and includes talks on calligraphy, type and typography, printing history, newspapers, books and printed ephemera and the cultural impact of the printed word.

Speakers include:

  • Ali Ansari, University of St Andrews, UK
  • Arezou Azad, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Emanuela Conidi, University of Reading, UK
  • Nile Green, University College Los Angeles, USA
  • Borna Izadpanah, University of Reading, UK
  • Mohsen Keiany, Birmingham City University, UK
  • Ulrich Marzolph, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany
  • Geoffrey Roper, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Lucy Ryzova, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Thomas Milo, Deco-Type, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Onur Yazıcıgil, Sabancı University, Istambul, Turkey