Kirjoja! Kirjoja! Books! Books! in the Researchers' Night 24 September

Project Lamemoli presents historical manuscripts and books in the Researchers' Night.
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Come and discover book history!

See manuscripts and early printed books explained by Jyväskylä book historians. The programme is in English.

When: 24 September 2021, 4-6 p.m.
Where: online in Zoom
Registration by 20 September 2021 by email to omerisalo(at)

Lamemoli stands for "Late Medieval and Early Modern Libraries as Knowledge Repositories, Guardians of Tradition and Catalysts of Change". The book historical project is financed by the Academy of Finland and University of Jyväskylä (2017-2022).


16.00-16.15 Outi Merisalo (Lamemoli, Jyväskylä), The Lamemoli project

16.15-16.35 Jakub Kujawiński (Lamemoli, Jyväskylä/Poznan), The charm of miscellanies. The manuscript Vat. lat. 5001 from the Vatican Library

16.35-16.55 Annet den Haan (Utrecht/Jyväskylä), Not one iota. How sacred scripture was changed (or not?) in MS 555 from Barcelona, Biblioteca Central.

16.55-17.15 Susanna Niiranen (Lamemoli, Jyväskylä), From a lost Renaissance library. A volume from King Sigismund II Augustus’ collection, Turku, Åbo Akademi Library, HB Gad. 1273/4.

17.15-17.35 Lorenzo Amato (Lamemoli, Tokyo), Vatican City, Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 5888

17.35-17.55 Benjamin Wallura (Lamemoli, Berlin) To consent or not consent. The Footnote in Early Modern Academic Dissertations. The Case of Georg Engelbrecht’s Discursus iuridicus de peste et iuribus circa tempus pestis, Helmstedt, 1683; HAB Wolfenbüttel: H: 711 Helmst. Dr. (8a).

17.55-18.00 Closing discussion

See the full programme of the Researchers' Night

You can find full programme for the event here.