Opportunity to join Book History editorial team as co-editor 

Due to the impending retirement of Beth le Roux, we are seeking a new editor to join the team to take responsibility for scholarship from and about Australasia, Africa, and areas of the world beyond Europe and the Western Hemisphere. Immediately after being chosen, the newly hired editor will start work with Greg Barnhisel, Ph.D. (duq.edu) and Yuri Cowan (Yuri Cowan – NTNU), shadowing Beth  for issue 27.2 (Nov. 2024) before taking full responsibility for their remit.

Job Opportunity: Professorship in Media Change with a focus on Book Culture and Digital Publications, Leipzig University

The professorship researches and teaches at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies on the transformation of the book as a medium and comparable writing and reading media in the digital age. The focus is on the cultural and economic significance of the book in conjunction with other media of social communication as well as innovations in production, design and distribution and change in reception and appropriation (e.g. open access, participatory forms of production, digital literacy) from a communication and media studies perspective.