Definitions for "Festschrift"
A publication honoring an individual with a series of scholarly essays.
A memorial or complimentary volume issued in honor of a scholar. The theme is usually the subject area in which the individual distinguished himself or herself, and the essays are often written by former students, colleagues or admirers. A festschrift may also honor an institution or society, usually on a significant anniversary.
a book published in honor of a renowned academician by his/her former students and close colleagues, meaning something like celebratory publication in German
A volume of writings by different authors presented as a tribute or memorial to a particular individual.