Stefan Peev is a graphic designer, type designer and publisher. He works in the National Academy of Arts, Sofia. Research interests: origin of the Cyrillic and Glagolitic alphabets, historical development of the Bulgarian writing system in its handwritten and printed versions, modern font engineering and the reproduction of handwritten scripts in a digital form as a font.
The article provides a thorough review of the presented authors and reports during the scientific conference “Book and Script. Tradition and Modernity”. The scientific conference held on the 8th and 9th of April, 2022, is the first attempt of its kind for an interdisciplinary approach to examine the development of books and scripts from a historical and theoretical aspect. Twenty four papers were presented during the conference from the following institutions: Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, National Academy of Arts, Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Southwestern University “Neofit Rilski”, UniBit (University of Library Science and Information Technology), New Bulgarian University, Institute of Bulgarian Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, National Library “St. Cyril and Methodius”, Regional Library “P. Pavlovich” (Silistra), University of Zurich, Typeflow (Rijeka). The main topics during the conference were the script origin among Bulgarians; the early Slavic printed books; scripts and manuscripts; the Revival book and its characteristics; books and fonts in modern times; libraries, books and modern approaches in describing them. There was a general consensus that the interdisciplinary approach opens up new fields and horizons for research in the field of books and scripts.Subject: e-Scripta Digital humanities Keywords: book printed book Revival book manuscript manuscript book Cyrillic Script Glagolitic script script font print typography paper illustrations