Organised by the project Books Known Only by Title: Exploring the Gendered Structures of the First Millennium Imagined Library at the Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.


Wednesday 18 November, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Central European Time (CET)

Where are the Books of Job’s Daughters? Mapping the Shadow Libraries of Antiquity

Keynote lecture by Eva Mroczek

Introduction to the webinar series and the event by Marianne B. Kartzow & Liv Ingeborg Lied

Chair: Liv Ingeborg Lied


Wednesday 2 December, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Moving Knowledge: Transmission, Genealogies and Disruptions

Hugo Lundhaug, Ellen Muhlberger & Jacqueline Vayntrub

Chair: Matthew P. Monger


Wednesday 13 January, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm CET

Esoteric Knowledge: Astronomy, Alchemy and Hermetica

Christian Bull, Dylan Burns, Nils H. Korsvoll, Hanna Tervanotko & Sasson Chahanovich

Chair: Hugo Lundhaug


Tuesday 2 February, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Book Lists

Jeremiah Coogan, Liv Ingeborg Lied, Marilena Maniaci & Sabine Schmidtke

Chair: Årstein Justnes


Wednesday 3 March, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Gendered Book and Reading Cultures

Mika Ahuvia, Esther Brownsmith, Ismo Dunderberg & Elizabeth Castelli

Chair: Marianne B. Kartzow


Wednesday 7 April, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Absent Books: Lost, Burned, Dumped

Francis Borchardt, Annette Y. Reed & Rebecca Wollenberg

Chair: Eva Mroczek


Wednesday 5 May, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Archives and Desires for the Past

Blossom Stefaniw, Andrew Jacobs, Daniel Picus & Kim Haines-Eitzen

Chair: Esther Brownsmith


Wednesday 19 May, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Unsent Letters

David Frankfurter, Greg Given, Benjamin G. Wright III & Tommy Wasserman

Chair: Anna Rebecca Solevåg


Tuesday 8 June, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm CET

Books and Rumors of Books

Årstein Justnes, Seth Sanders, Marianne B. Kartzow & Karen King

Chair: Liv Ingeborg Lied