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Managing Photos In The Archive

Friday, 16 February 2018

On Friday 9th February, I attended a day course ‘Managing Photographs in the Archive’, run by The Archive-Skills Consultancy Ltd (http://www.archive-skills.com/) presented by Margaret Crockett, Janet Foster and Dr. Jessamy Harvey. Attendees from as far afield as Singapore and the Western Isles were present, and the day started by defining what archives are, and when […]

Upcoming events at Special Collections

Monday, 12 February 2018

Two upcoming events at Special Collections this week: DANTE READING: Monday 12 February, 6-7.30pm, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, WC1H 0AB (admission free) Dante readings continue at 6pm tonight with Inferno Cantos 33 and 34 on Count Ugolino, the centre of Hell, and Lucifer (with images from library Dante collections across the world) before moving on […]

Dante – weekly readings

Monday, 29 January 2018

Why is the Mediaeval Italian poet Dante important to us now? Can his work tell us anything about how to approach our own lives? And what does UCL Special Collections have to offer those interested in Dante? To find out, or just to unwind at the end of the day with some beautiful poetry, try […]