Seminar Series

The Library occasionally organises Seminar Series which highlight aspects of the collections to a non-specialist audience.

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Literatures of Multilingual Europe 2019

May 15 -- Galician literature -- Dr Alba Cid
May 22 -- Portuguese literature -- Prof Thomas Earle
May 29 -- Lithuanian literature -- Dr Kristina Gedgaudaite

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Literatures of Multilingual Europe 2018

October 17 -- Scandinavian literature -- Ms. Eveliina Pulkki
October 24 -- Irish literature -- Dr. Mark Williams
October 31 -- Hungarian Literature -- Dr. Zsuzsanna Varga
November 7 -- Polish literature -- Dr. Kasia Szymanska
November 14 -- Greek literature -- Prof. Peter Mackridge
November 21 -- Czech and Slovak literature -- Dr. James Partridge
November 28 -- Greek literature in translation ( Reception and viewing of publishers’ stands) -- Readers include Dr Anthony Hirst representing Colenso books, Dr Rowena Fowler representing Denise Harvey Publisher
November 29 -- Yiddish literature -- Dr. Beruriah Wiegand

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Introducing Ancient Scripts 2017

11 October -- Ancient Scripts and Language -- Prof John Coleman
18 October -- Ancienct Egyptian - Rosetta Stone -- Prof Richard Bruce Parkinson
25 October -- From Phoenician to Ancient Greek -- Dr John Penney
1 November -- Ogham - Old Irish -- Dr Dominique Santos
8 November -- Armenian -- Mr Robin Meyer
15 November -- Glagolitic and Cyrillic -- Dr Mary McRobert
22 November -- Korean -- Dr Jieun Kiaer -- CANCELLED

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Introducing Endangered Languages 2016

19 October -- Hrusso Aka -- Mr Vijay D’Souza
26 October -- Frisian -- Dr Johanneke Sytsema
2 November -- Csango -- Dr Zsuzsanna Varga
9 November -- Aragonese -- Dr Rosa Bercero
16 November -- Kashubian + Slovincian -- Dr Gerald Stone
23 November -- Kelabit -- Dr Charlotte Hemmings

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Introducing Endangered Languages 2015

21 October -- Dusner -- Prof Mary Dalrymple -- Related blog post
28 October -- Sorbian with exhibition -- Dr Gerald Stone -- Related blog post
4 November -- Breton -- Dr Holly Kennard -- Related blog post
11 November -- Yiddish -- Dr Kerstin Hoge
18 November -- Occitan -- Dr Louise Esher
25 November -- Northern Talyshi -- Mr Steven Kaye
2 December -- Istro-Romanian -- Prof Martin Maiden -- Related blog post

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