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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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WESLINE 2015 conference

Added on 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 in London on Monday 7 September, and will focus on professional and collections related issues. The programme will include a focus on digital collections and resources in the morning, and a panel session in the afternoon on library restructures away from subject-based to functional teams. This panel…

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

Added on 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 research in the field. We’re delighted to welcome Prof. Phillip Rothwell (Oxford), Dr. Vivien Kogut Lessa-de-Sá (Cambridge) and Prof. Hilary Owen (Manchester) to the seminar. There will also be a library panel discussion and a presentation from Casalini Libri on acquiring books from Portugal and Africa…

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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…