Congresses and Events

IPH Congresses

The IPH Congresses are among the most important activities of the IPH where experts and lovers of paper history come together, report about new scientific results, discuss topics and exchange information. The IPH Congress takes part biennial, offering a challenging and attractive mixture of lectures, discussions, excursions and social events.

NEW: 35th IPH congress has been postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19. It will take place in Washington, DC (USA).

Please have a look at the invitation and additional information about IPH 2021.

36th IPH congress will be held 2022 in Krems (Austria).




34th IPH congress: 2018 in Ghent (Belgium), September 19-23.

General information and preliminary program

Final paper for the congress book: June 30, 2018 (guidelines for manuscript submissions)


photo album (IPH2016-Valencia)     photo album (IPH2016-Xativa)     photo album (IPH2016-Buñol)   photographers: Thais Héléna Almeida, Marisa Ferrando Cusí, Alessandra Fucini, Gabriel García, Emanuel Wenger

photo album (IPH2014-Fabriano)    photo album (IPH2014-Ascoli)    photo album (IPH2014-Amalfi)   photographer: Emanuel Wenger

photo album (IPH2012-Beuggen-Basel-Mulhouse)    photographer: Emanuel Wenger

photo album (IPH2010-Angoulême)    photographer: Emanuel Wenger


Past congresses:

(for more information and illustrations, click on the hyperlinks)