Books in transition


Books in transition

The role of the book in the dissemination of new ideas at an individual level in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.



A research project financed by the Academy of Finland (2008-2011)


Team: Lorenzo Amato (University of Jyväskylä), Simo Heininen (University of Helsinki),  Esko Laine (University of Helsinki), Tuija Laine (University of Helsinki), Outi Merisalo (responsible leader, University of Jyväskylä), Samu Niskanen (University of Helsinki), Päivi Pahta (University of Tampere), Raija Sarasti-Wilenius (University of Helsinki) and Francesco Paolo Villani (University of Jyväskylä)


The project was described in the 2010 Research Assessment Exercise of the University of Jyväskylä as having reached


"Excellent research outcomes and scientific impact" (p. 96)

Rathausplatz, Bautzen 

 The project in Bautzen (Eastern Saxe) on their way to the Herrnhut workshop in January 2009.

Research Plan


Calendar of activities