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#WhatAreLibrariesFor?

In preparation for our What Are Libraries For? debate on Tuesday 20 February, we’ve been asking students, librarians and even a small child what they think libraries are for. The answers range from studying to ‘freedom’ via productivity, travel, and … Continue reading

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Philip Kent, Suzanne Paul and Mimi Thebo to debate ‘What are libraries for?’

Inside Arts Debate: What Are Libraries For? Tuesday 20 February 2018, 6-7.30pm Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Park Street, Bristol   In preparation for our debate next week, here’s a little more about our three speakers. Philip Kent Philip Kent … Continue reading

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InsideArts Debate: What are libraries for?

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 6-7.30pm Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Park Street, Bristol What are libraries for? What have libraries been? What are they now? What can libraries be? What should they be? The debate brings together library users with … Continue reading

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Where we read: text experience and the physical environment

Centre for Material Texts Seminar Series Where we read: text experience and the physical environment Anezka Kuzmicova, Stockholm University Thursday 25 January 2018 LR8, Arts Complex 4pm All welcome The Centre for Material Texts Seminar Series kicks off this week … Continue reading

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Professor Anne Coldiron (Florida State University) ‘Languages of the Book: Translation, Paratext, Design’, Thursday 27 October, 5.15-6.45pm

We are delighted to welcome Professor Coldiron to Bristol on Thursday 27th October. Her lecture will be held in LR8, 21 Woodland Road, 5.15-6.45pm, followed by a reception. All welcome. Non-University visitors should use the main entrance on 3-5 Woodland … Continue reading

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Registration for The Beginning of the Book…

…is now open! The conference is free, but please register by Thursday 10 March so that we can keep track of numbers for catering: Eventbrite registration

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The Beginning of the Book

One-day conference, Friday 18 March 2016, 10am-6pm Lecture Room 1, Arts Complex, 3-5 Woodland Road, University of Bristol When we open a book it is likely that we will have to leaf through several pages before arriving at the authorial … Continue reading

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