Translation and Reception: 21st-Century French Fiction in the UK

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:28 PM

Event organised by  the Society for French Studies and the French Studies Library Group, with the  collaboration of the Institut français This  event was a great success. It brought together some of the most important agents in the production  and reception of contemporary French fiction, in France and (primarily) in the  UK:  reviewers and critics, literary  agents, editors, translators, academics and librarians, to promote a better  understanding…

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21st Century Fiction from Spain seminar on Thursday 18 April 2013

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:26 PM

This  one-day seminar organised by ACLAIIR, the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and the Instituto Cervantes in London, was held on Thursday 18 April 2013 at the Instituto Cervantes. The programme included: * current trends in fiction in Spain today -   speakers: Peter Bush, Stuart Davis and Juan Angel Juaristo; *  trends in research in 21st-century fiction from Spain - speakers: Daniela Omlor, Jennifer    Rodríguez, Frank Lough; * collecting fictio…

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Bringing the Archive Home: Practical Digitisation Skills Workshop

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:25 PM

This one day event  took place on Wednesday  24th April 2013 in the Dr Seng Tee Lee Centre for Manuscript and  Book Studies in Senate House Library. It was an ISA event in collaboration with  the Warburg Institute and the British Library. Speakers   included: Ian Jones,  Photographer and Coordinator of Visual Resources, Warburg Institute; David Jackson,  Digitisation Officer, Senate House Libraries, School of Advanced Study; Dr.  Aquiles Alencar-Brayne…

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Cross-Channel Reflections: European Travel and Migration Across the Centuries

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:24 PM

Cross-Channel Reflections: European Travel and Migration  Across the Centuries was held at  the British Library Conference Centre, London on 26 April 2013 This study day, organized by the European Studies Department of the British Library, was devoted to European travel writing and migration from  the late seventeenth to the twentieth century.   The speakers, who included professional writers and academics, explored both views of Britain by Continental writers and British views of the  Continen…

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FSLG Annual Review 2012-2013

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:00 PM

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

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:01 PM

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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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…