Barcelona Kaleidoscope 27 February 2015 Programme

Added on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 4:15 PM

On behalf of Joanne Edwards: The full programme for Barcelona Kaleidoscope is now available. It will be held at the British Library, Conference Centre, Eliot & Dickens Rooms, Friday 27th February 2015, 17:00 – 20.00. For the full programme see here.

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Call for contributions to the German Studies Library Group Newsletter

Added on Monday, November 10, 2014 12:18 PM

  Call for contributions to the 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 next year’s issue of the Newsletter, which is due to be published in September.  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 o…

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French Studies Library Group Annual Review issue 10 now available

Added on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:09 PM

The 10th issue of the French Studies Library Group (FSLG)  Annual Review (2013-14) is now available. It includes a mixture of feature articles and news items covering all matters relating to French Studies librarianship.  This issue also includes an amended version of a paper delivered by Patrick Crowley at the 2013 annual conference of the Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies, and a review by PhD student Sarah Foxen of the new Mundolingua museum in Paris. The issue is available for vi…

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Language and the making of nations study day

Added on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:04 PM

Friday 14 November 2014 British Library, London Conference Centre, Dickens & Eliot Rooms   A study day organised by the European Studies Department of the British Library This seminar looks at the relationship between majority and minority languages in the countries of Europe and the creation of national literary languages. The creation of a unified language has been significant in the formation of the nations of Europe. Part of the process has been the compilation of standard grammars …

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German Studies Library Group AGM with Guest Lecture 2014

Added on Tuesday, October 07, 2014 12:03 PM

The Annual General Meeting of the German Studies Library Group takes place Wednesday, 22nd October 2014, kindly hosted by Senate House Library in London. The afternoon’s programme begins at 2 p.m., and in addition to the AGM there will also be a tour of Senate House Library.  We are delighted that Professor Charmian Brinson, Director of Language Studies at Imperial College London and Professor Richard Dove, Emeritus Professor of German at the University of Greenwich, will be delivering a joint …

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Language and the making of nations

Added on Monday, September 29, 2014 11:27 AM

The European Studies department of the British Library is holding a study day on 14 November in the Conference Centre entitled ‘Language and the making of nations’.  The seminar will look at the role of languages in the formation of national identity, not only of major European languages, but of minority languages also.  Languages of Western, central and Eastern Europe are included. See the latest version of the programme here. For further information and to book please go to…

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