Incunabula on the Move

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of J. C. T. Oates's birth


The conference programme is now published on the “Programme” page (see above) or available as PDF file from here.


Conference News

Incunabula on the Move:
The Production, Circulation and Collection of Early Printed Books

6 March 2012

The Gillespie Conference Centre, Clare College, Cambridge
*Booking by 14 February 2012*

The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of J. C. T. Oates, editor of the monumental Catalogue of the Fifteenth Century Printed Books in the University Library, Cambridge (1954). To commemorate Oates’s contribution to incunabula studies Cambridge University Library Incunabula Cataloguing Project and the EIRI Project of Keio University are co-organizing a one-day conference, Incunabula on the Move. Papers will cover a diverse range of topics – the production of incunabula in Germany and England, Henry Bradshaw, the provenance of individual copies of the Gutenberg Bible, the exchange of incunabula between London and Cambridge, and J. C. T. Oates and Bibliophiles in Cambridge. Confirmed speakers include John Goldfinch (British Library), Lotte Hellinga (formerly British Library), Paul Needham (Scheide Library, Princeton University), Toshiyuki Takamiya (Keio University), Eric White (Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University), and Satoko Tokunaga (Keio University). The full programme will be published on this conference website  in January 2012.

 If you would like to attend, please return your completed registration form (available from here) and the registration fee (not refundable) to the conference organiser. The full registration fee is £30 (£25 for students), which includes lunch and refreshments. Please make cheques payable to Incunabula on the move. Overseas participants may pay by bank transfer. For further information and enquiries please contact: Satoko Tokunaga ( Anyone wishing to attend should register as soon as possible to ensure attendance, as we will close the registration once we are full.

Organised and Sponsored by:

The EIRI Project of Keio University, Tokyo
Cambridge University Library Incunabula Cataloguing Project