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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FSLG AGM and Study Day 2014 Report

Added on Friday, August 01, 2014 3:26 PM

THE FSLG AGM and Study Day 2014 was a great success thanks to David Lowe and Teresa Vernon and our wonderful speakers. The full programme including speaker biographies is available below: AGM 2014 Programme Speaker biographies  For those of you who missed the event, you may see the presentations below: Anne Worden (University of Portsmouth) Using e-books to meet student needs   Joanne Edwards (University of Oxford) Discovering, selecting and evaluating foreign-language e-books: an ove…

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FSLG AGM and Study Day 2014 UPDATE

Added on Friday, July 11, 2014 11:27 AM

The FSLG AGM and Study Day will take place at Cambridge University Library, in the Milstein Seminar Rooms, on Friday 18th July 2014. It will be hosted by David Lowe, Head of European Collections and Cataloguing at the UL. The Study Day has two themes: a panel cum mini seminar with three presentations on e-books for libraries followed by discussion of the issues raised, and a short introductory talk and visit to the UL Exhibition Literature of the Liberation: The French Experience in Print 1944-…

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