Promotional Award "Book Studies"

Promotional Award  Book Studies from the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig


The Promotional Award is bestowed annually in remembrance of Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietrich Kerlen. It is intended for university and polytechnic students as well as researchers in the German language area that deal with book related questions in their final and qualification papers (Diploma, Magister, B.A., M.A.; not dissertations) – without limitation of the study discipline.
The work has to be unpublished. Book studies in the broadest sense are concerned with the materiality and mediality of the book as well as the social, economical, cultural, legal, and institutional framework of book production, distribution, and reception in the past and present. The conferment of the award is decided by a six member jury.