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Typography in the Service of Scholarship Symposium

On the occasion of the festive opening of the exhibition ‘Geletterd & Geleerd. Brill: 330 jaar typografie voor de wetenschap’ (‘Literate & Learned. Brill: 330 years of typography in the service of scholarship’), the Boerhaave Museum for the History of Science and Medicine, and the BRILL publishing house cordially invite you to attend the symposium 'Typography in the Service of Scholarship'
When Nov 09, 2012 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where NL

Programme


2:00 PM Reception


2:15 PM Welcome by Dr Perry Moree, Executive VP, BRILL

Chair: Prof. Gerry Leonidas (Course Director, MA Typeface Design, University of Reading)

 

Lectures by:

2:20 PM Prof. Gerry Leonidas

 

2:40 PM Dr Jo De Baerdemaeker (Antwerp and Reading; non-Latin type designer: Tibetan and Mongolian)

 

3:00–3:10 PM Break

 

3:10 PM Thomas Milo (DecoType, Amsterdam; linguist and creator of computer solutions for modelling the Islamic scripts)


3:30 PM John Hudson (Tiro Typeworks, BC, Canada; designer of the ‘Brill’ typeface)

4:00 PM End of the symposium. Opportunity to visit the festive opening of the exhibition Geletterd & Geleerd. Brill: 330 jaar typografie voor de wetenschap (Literate & Learned. Brill: 330 years of typography in the service of scholarship)

 

This symposium is held at the Museum Boerhaave, Lange St. Agnietenstraat 10, 2312 WC Leiden, The Netherlands (phone: +31-(0)71-5124 224).

Seats are limited and can be booked by contacting Esther Smit at smit@brill.com

 

The exhibition runs until 19 May 2013 and is open Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am (Sunday 12am) until 5pm

http://www.museumboerhaave.nl/tentoonstellingen/verwacht/geletterd-geleerd/

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