FSLG Annual Review 2012-2013

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The latest issue of the FSLG Annual Review, issue 9, covering 2012-2013, is now available and can be viewed here.

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GSLG - Call for contributions to the German Studies Library Group Newsletter

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The editors of the German Studies Library Group Newsletter welcome offers of contributions for next year’s issue of the Newsletter, in English or in German. Short pieces or news items, or longer, more detailed articles, are published on topics concerning librarianship/information management, libraries, collections, and other areas which focus on German matters (in the UK and beyond) and on German-speaking countries as well. f you have a contribution in mind, or a news item or article to s…

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FSLG: The FSLG AGM and Study Day

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FSLG: The FSLG AGM and Study Day took place on Monday, 16th December 2013 in the Durning Lawrence Library

Programme details are available here. This year for the Study  Day part of the proceedings we  decided to have a look at the important  area of Francophone Studies. We had an excellent speaker in Professor Bill  Marshall, Director of the Institute of Modern Languages  Research  (IMLR),  who  talked to us on a topic related to Francophone film  (and  updated us on the relaunch of the IMLR).  We  then  adjourned for lunch, after whi…

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ACLAIIR's 21st Century Fiction from Latin America

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ACLAIIR's 21st Century Fiction from Latin America event took place on Wednesday 12 February 2014 at Senate House.

This was  one-day seminar which brought together a wide range of participants including academics, postgraduates, librarians, translators, authors and researchers to discuss current trends in  Latin American fiction, and find out about new research in the field.         Topics  included translating Latin American fiction, the contemporary Cuban novel,  digital media and new literary genres, and alternative literary formats such as  the graphic novel…

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a forthcoming symposium on continental crime writing and its translation into English

This event will be held by the European Commission Representation in the UK in partnership with City University, London and will take place at Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU, on Friday 21st March 2014 between 14h30 and 20h30. A draft programme of the event has just been made available -  watch this space for further information!       Entrance to this event is free, but places are limited. To reserve a place, please email Joanna Sywotko at&nbs…

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The ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar 2014

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  The ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar 2014 will take place in Cambridge on Tuesday, 17 June 2014, and we have an exciting programme lined up on the theme of Open Access. Open Access is curently a hot topic across the globe due to its wide-ranging effects. Many policies and practices are in a state of rapid change, so we hope you will join us to keep up to date with this important subject and contribute to the debate.  For our first panel we have speakers from the world…

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