From the archives: The end of the war and the return of academics to Senate House

The continuous day-and-night occupation with no break at week-ends or holiday times, made routine maintenance difficult. This year’s Bloomsbury Festival takes as a theme the idea of subverting the Ministry of Information as a Ministry of Communication.  We talked in detail about this theme in an earlier post (The Ministry of Communication at #BloomsburyFest 2013).… Continue reading From the archives: The end of the war and the return of academics to Senate House

Literature at #BloomsburyFest 2013: Libraries, Museums, and Archives

“to evoke a wind that blows through Senate House library, opening books and prompting unexpected stories” ————————————————————————————————————————- This year’s Bloomsbury festival contains a whole raft of events focused on what are, perhaps, the archetypal Bloomsbury institutions: libraries, museums, and archives.  Indeed there is something every day from the Tuesday (15th October) right through to the… Continue reading Literature at #BloomsburyFest 2013: Libraries, Museums, and Archives

Leonard Woolf Society Symposium 2013

Everyone is welcome to join the first meeting of the Leonard Woolf Society! A Retrospective of the Life and Work of Leonard Woolf Leonard Woolf (25 November 1880 – 14 August 1969) is perhaps best known as the ‘husband’ of Virginia Woolf. Yet he was active himself as a writer, journalist, publisher (with the famous… Continue reading Leonard Woolf Society Symposium 2013