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WESLINE/COSEELIS Conference 2016

Added on Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:39 AM

This year WESLINE will be holding its annual conference jointly with COSEELIS on Monday 4th July at the British Library Conference Centre. COSEELIS has kindly agreed to handle registration and payments for WESLINE members. The registration form and invoice, together with the programme, are available on the COSEELIS website: https://coseelis.wordpress.com/ Please note that the deadline for registration and payments is *22 June 2016*.  The conference will be followed by a wine reception (we hope…

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Graham Nattrass Lecture – 17th June 2016, The British Library Conference Centre

Added on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 11:13 AM

Graham Nattrass Lecture – 17th June 2016, The British Library Conference Centre Under the auspices of the German Studies Library Group and in association with the British Library, a lecture in memory of Graham Nattrass (1940-2012) will be delivered on 17th June 2016 at the British Library Conference Centre in London.  The event is held in the Brontë and Eliot Rooms and will start with refreshments at 5.30 pm, with the lecture commencing at 6 pm. Professor Joachim Whaley, LittD FBA, will speak …

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German Studies Library Group Newsletter

Added on Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:11 AM

German Studies Library Group Newsletter (ISBN 0951-2616) The editors of the German Studies Library Group Newsletter welcome offers of contributions, in English or in German, for this year’s issue of the Newsletter.  Papers as well as short pieces or news items are published on topics concerning libraries, information management, print and digital culture, and other related literary and historical areas which focus on German matters in the UK, the German-speaking world, and beyond. If you h…

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Talk by Professor Jeroen Dewulf

Added on Thursday, October 29, 2015 11:06 AM

Talk by Professor Jeroen Dewulf (University of California, Berkeley)    Blaise Cendrars and the Nietzschean Roots of the Multiracial Identity Concept in Stefan Zweig’s Brazil: Land of the Future (1941) (image: Klemens Renoldner, Stefan Zweig. Bilder, Texte, Dokumente. Wien 1993) Jeroen Dewulf’s lecture promotes a better understanding of the complexities involving Zweig’s portrayal of Brazil in Brasilien. Ein Land der Zukunft (Brazil: Land of the Future, 1941) by analyzing his encounter…

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Presentations from the WESLINE 2015 Conference

Added on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 5:15 PM

Below are a selection of slides presented by some of the guest speakers at the WESLINE 2015 Conference, which was held at the British Library on Monday 7th September. Click on the title of the presentation to download Introducing the Newsroom presented by Stewart Gillies, News Reference Team Leader at the British Library Taking a functional approach at King’s College London presented by Teresa Elmes, Library Liaison Manager, and Graeme Lockheart, Library Learning & Teaching Manager at King…

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WESLINE Conference 2015

Added on Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:31 PM

British Library, 7 September 2015

WESLINE Conference 2015, British Library, 7 September  Brontë and Dickens Rooms, British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB   Programme 10.30: Arrival – Registration – Coffee/Tea 11:00: Welcome: Janet Zmroczek (Head of European and Americas Collections, British Library) 11.15-12:45: Digital collections and resources (Chair: Aquiles Alencar Brayner, British Library) Janet Zmroczek (Head of European and Americas Collections, British Library) ‘The British Library Google Books…

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Italian Studies Library Group 2015 Lecture

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 2:45 PM

ITALIAN STUDIES LIBRARY GROUP ANNUAL LECTURE The British Library | Conference Centre | 29 June 2015, 18:00 "Pier Paolo Pasolini and Rome" by Ian Thomson, University of East Anglia On the morning of…

WESLINE 2015 conference

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 2:40 PM

WESLINE 2015 one-day conference, British Library, Monday 7 September This is to let you know that there will be a one-day WESLINE conference this year. The event will be held at the British Library i…

ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar 2015 – Portugal and Lusophone Africa: research trends and resources

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:16 AM

Dear all, This year’s ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar will take place on Monday 22nd June at the British Library. Join us for an overview of Portuguese and Lusophone studies and find out about current rese…