Please cascade to potentially interested LIS students / colleagues.
With only one week to go there are still places available on this international seminar and now a student fee of just £25 (including lunch) for this significant topic
Leading experts from Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Germany, the UK and the USA will present current projects and share their experiences and ideas with the audience in a seminar organised by Eurolis and CILIP ILIG.
The seminar will be chaired by Martyn Wade, Chair of the CILIP Board and IFLA FAIFE committee.
Overview of the speakers and seminar:
09:30 – 10:00 Registration – Tea and coffee
10:00 – 10:10 Introductions
Welcome: Angela Kaya, Director of Goethe Institut London
Introduction: John Lake, Vice Chair of CILIP ILIG, UK
10:10 – 10:50 Martyn Wade, Chair of the Conference (UK) “Librarians, Libraries, and Article 19 0f the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”
10:50 – 11:30 Barbara Schack, Libraries without borders (France) “Information, education, culture: libraries for empowerment, libraries for dignity – the Ideas Box usecase”
Tea and coffee break
11:45 – 12:25 Britta Schmedemann, Bremen Public Library (Germany) “Bremen Public Library – culture on the move”
12:25 – 13:05 Helena Topa Valentim, New University of Lisbon (Portugal) “Languages and books in the quest for human rights”
14:00 – 14:40 Paz Fernández, Library Director at the Fundación Juan March (Spain) "The right to privacy vs the right to access information: a real-life case of the right to be forgotten”
14:45 – 15:00 Loida Garcia-Febo, President of Information New Wave, IFLA Governing Board Member (USA) “Diversity and Ethics: to foster dialog about inclusion and ethics in libraries” (Presentation via Skype)
Tea and coffee break
15:15 – 15:55 Dr. Marino Sinibaldi, Journalist and writer, Director General of Rai 3 (Italy) “Books and Freedom”
16:00 – 16:30 Panel discussion
Fri 25 Nov | 9:30am – 4:30pm| £ 60 (£50 conc., £25 students) including lunch | At the Goethe-Institut London |
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Vice Chair of ILIG and member of Eurolis.