Looking for a rare book?

In a major piece of research facilitation, IES Associate Fellow Dr Karen Attar is editing the third edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for CILIP’s Rare Books and Special Collections Group. The previous edition (1997) – of which there are two copies in… Continue reading Looking for a rare book?

Pick of the Week: Launch of Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in The Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change

This event marks the launch of Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in The Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change, edited by Corinne Lennox and Matthew Waites. While human rights in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity are at last reaching the heart of global debates, 78 states worldwide continue to criminalise same-sex sexual… Continue reading Pick of the Week: Launch of Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in The Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change

Refugee Week Series: Writing that kills

Post by Ms Andrea Meyer Ludowisy, as part of our Refugee Week series. The first post, about the Austrian-Jewish Exile Theatre in London, can be found here. The third post, about refugee protection mechanisms, can be found here. Andrea is the Research Librarian at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies. Her post gives an insight into the… Continue reading Refugee Week Series: Writing that kills