AGM & Seminar 2017 – Monday 5th June, Oxford

We are delighted to announce that this year’s AGM & Seminar will take place on Monday 5th June at the Weston Library, Oxford. The theme of the seminar is Translation Studies, and we have an excellent line-up of speakers presenting this growing area of academic interest from a Hispanic perspective.

Speakers include Jennifer Arnold (Birmingham University), Tom Boll (UEA) and Richard Mansell (Exeter University). The event will end with a translation ‘slam’, moderated by Peter Bush. Literary translators Rosalind Harvey and Sophie Hughes will each argue for their versions of a chosen extract from Mónica Ojeda’s Nefando (Candaya, 2016).

A more detailed programme including the booking form is available at the link below.

As usual, students are welcome to attend the seminar free of charge. Please note that booking is required as places are limited and registration is compulsory due to the access requirements of the venue.

To reserve your place, please fill in and return the booking form by Tuesday 30th May.

ACLAIIR AGM 2017 programme and booking form

We look forward to seeing you in Oxford!

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POSTPONED Library and Information Resources for Iberian Studies, Friday 10th February

Dear all,

I’m sorry to announce that the Iberian Resources Session planned for Friday 10th February has had to be postponed. We hope to reschedule this event for later in the year, so please keep an eye on our website for details.

Thank you very much for all your interest in this event. We hope to see you at an ACLAIIR event soon!

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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Library and Information Resources for Iberian Studies, Friday 10th February

Library and Information Resources for Iberian Studies

Friday 10th February 2017, 1.30-5pmwordle

Seng Tee Lee Room, Senate House Library, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

Join us for an afternoon at Senate House Library to discover scholarly resources in Iberian Studies. This session is designed for postgraduates who are interested in finding out more about library resources and materials in the field.

The session will cover collections at Senate House Library and the British Library, as well as a look at some of the scholarly information resources which are freely available online.

The full programme is available here.

 

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AGM & Seminar 2016 notes now on the Events page

One of 14 bronze book bollards in front of Cambridge University Library, England (UK). "Ex libris", designed by Harry Gray (Carving Workshop, Cambridge)

Image Credit: Vysotsky (Wikimedia) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0) or Attribution], via Wikimedia Commons

If you missed the ACLAIIR Seminar in Cambridge this summer then take a look at our Events page where you can find links to the projects which were presented. Many thanks to all our speakers and attendees!

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Register now for the 2016 ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar!

Cambridge-University-Library_editedWe are delighted to announce that this year’s AGM & Seminar will take place on Monday 27th June at Cambridge University Library. The theme of the seminar is Digital Humanities in Hispanic Studies, and we have an excellent line-up of speakers presenting some fascinating digital projects.

Digital Scholarship in Iberian & Latin American studies : an introduction
Aquiles Alencar Brayner (British Library)

From Spreadsheet to Fusion Table: Mapping Anglo-Hispanic Connections in the Long Nineteenth Century
Kirsty Hooper (University of Warwick)

An overview of materials and issues in creating the Cantos Cautivos archive of musical experiences of political detention in Pinochet’s Chile
Katia Chornik (University of Manchester)

The Quipu Project
Ewan Cass-Kavanagh

An Electronic corpus of 15th century Castilian Cancionero manuscripts
Dorothy Severin and Fiona Maguire (University of Liverpool)

We look forward to seeing you for what promises to be a very interesting and enjoyable day. As usual, students are welcome to attend the seminar free of charge (booking required).

To reserve your place, please fill in and return the booking form by Friday 10th June.

AGM 2016 programme and booking form

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Save the date! ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar 2016 **UPDATE**

ACLAIIR logoPlease note the change of date for the ACLAIIR AGM! Due to clashes with other events, the AGM & Seminar will now be held on Monday 27th June in Cambridge. The theme will be Digital Humanities – details tbc, so watch this space.

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Conference update

This year’s AGM & Seminar took place on Monday 22nd June at the British Library. Many thanks to everyone who joined us for an overview of Portuguese and Lusophone studies and find out about current research in the field.

We were delighted to welcome Prof. Phillip Rothwell (Oxford), Dr. Vivien Kogut Lessa-de-Sá (Cambridge) and Prof. Hilary Owen (Manchester) to the seminar. There was also a library panel discussion and a presentation from Casalini Libri on acquiring books from Portugal and Africa in UK libraries.

ACLAIIR members also attended the recent WESLINE conference, held at the British Library on Monday 7 September. Take a look at the WESLINE site for more information about the programme.

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