Monday, 12 September 2022 Workshop The Book Cover as a Medium of the Renaissance and Reformation. New Approaches to the Study of Pictorial Cover Design Herzog-Ernst Cabinet, Friedenstein Castle Concept and direction: Dr. Daniel Gehrt
The workshop will focus on pictorial binding design in the 16th and early 17th centuries. In an exchange with scholars from various disciplines, it will explore the potential of this field of research and look for new approaches. It is part of the library's activities focusing on the history of Protestantism.
Thursday, 29 September to Friday, 30 September 2022 Interdisciplinary workshop The Recipient is in the Work - Experience of Difference and Reference to the Addressee in Representations of Travel in the 15th-18th Centuries Duke Ernst Cabinet, Friedenstein Castle Conception and direction: PD Dr. Susanne Friedrich (Erfurt/Munich), PD Dr. Monika Müller
Pilgrimages, educational journeys, expeditions, missions or trade: travelers made experiences of difference which they recorded, for example, in texts, pictures and maps. The interdisciplinary workshop will look at these works from a media and cultural-historical perspective and will draw on the large collection of travel literature at the Gotha Research Library.
Friday, 11 November 2022 Workshop Digital Knowledge and Collection Visualisation. New Approaches and Perspectives for Digital Collections Hall of Mirrors, Friedenstein Castle Concept and direction: Dr. Hendrikje Carius
The workshop examines current methods, approaches and tools for strategically preparing digital collections for presentation in digital space, exploring them in different usage scenarios, researching them or experimenting with them creatively.