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31 March 2015 Asian and African studies
Today's post is by one of our readers, Dr. Shamma Boyarin, Assistant Teaching Professor in Religious Studies, Medieval Studies, and English at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. He specializes in medieval Hebrew and Arabic literatures, with focus...
31 March 2015 Digital scholarship
On Friday 13 May, we organised here at the British Library the final workshop for the Digital Music Lab project. Prof. Lorna Hughes, Chair in Digital Humanities at the School of Advanced Studies, opened the event with a stimulating talk...
31 March 2015 Science
The winners of the Access to Understanding science writing competition are revealed. On Friday 27 March, under the striking façade of the King’s Library Tower, the British Library played host to the Access to Understanding Awards 2015. The event was...
30 March 2015 European studies
On 28 March 1914 Tamara Karsavina, a legend of the Russian ballet, celebrated her birthday by dancing at The Stray Dog Café at Number 5, Mikhailovskaia Square (today Ploshchad’ iskusstv, ‘Square of the Arts’) in St Petersburg. Also called an...
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