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Black History Month: King Menelik and Queen Taytu's phonograph message to Queen Victoria

Friday, October 18, 2019

Negusa Nagast (King of Kings) Menelik II of Ethiopia Guest blog by Eyob Derillo of the British Library Ethiopian collection The year 2019 marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of King Menelik II, one of Ethiopia’s most famous and...

“Free Croatia for Croatian people”: the Croatian journal “Hrvatska revija” 1951-2000

Friday, October 18, 2019

Hrvatska revija (‘Croatian Review’) was a Croatian émigré journal published in Croatian in Buenos Aires (1951-1965), Paris (1966), Munich (1967-1977), Munich/Barcelona (1978-1990), and Zagreb (1991-2000). In its time the journal had the reputation of being the most sought-after cultural, literary...

Generation Z - the new breed of entrepreneur

Friday, October 18, 2019

This week, Companies House discuss their latest campaign #GetBizzy, designed to encourage Generation Z to enter into the world of business ownership. If you're a Generation Z-er, read on for some considerations to take into account before leaping into your...

The Buddhist Kathina Festival

Friday, October 18, 2019

This is the sixth of a series of blog posts looking forward to the British Library exhibition on Buddhism, 25 Oct 2019 – 23 Feb 2020 This month, October, marks the end of vassa or the Buddhist Lent, the three...

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