Since 1990, the Cambridge Project for the Book Trust has organized or hosted a range of conferences and seminar series. Several have led to the publication of edited volumes of papers, including The Practice and Representation of Reading; Free Print: Non-Commercial Publishing in Comparative Perspective, Lost Libraries: The Destruction of Great Book Collections since Antiquity; and Books Between Europe and the Americas.
For information on previous conferences and published volumes, please see the links below:
Understanding Mediation: Knowing about Communication in Enlightenment Europe (2013 and 2015)
Connected by Books (2004 and 2007)
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (1997)
Print for Free: Non-Commercial Publishing in Comparative Perspective (1996)
Designing the Reading Space (1994)
The Practice and Representation of Reading (1991/1992)
In addition to conferences, the Trust has hosted annual December dinners. Past speakers have included Jean Alexander, Nicolas Barker, Germaine Greer and Christopher de Hamel.