15 June 2014
Open Session LTR : the programme : Libraries in the political process: benefits and risks of political visibility.
Our Open Session is on the following thema : Libraries in the political process: benefits and risks of political visibility.
Join us the Thursday 21st of August, for this open session, with simultaneous translation.
5 lecturers and an introduction will help us to study this thema :
- Introduction: Risks and benefits of visibility: librarians navigating social and political turbulence PETER LOR (University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa)
- Neoliberalism, democracy and the library as a radically inclusive space TIM HUZAR (Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom)
- The effects of political and social turmoil on LIS research in the Middle East and North Africa AMANDA B. CLICK, JOSIAH MARK DREWRY (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, United States) and MAHMOUD KHALIFA (Library of Congress Field Office Cairo, Cairo, Egypt)
- South Africa’s LIS transformation charter: policies, politics and professionals GENEVIEVE HART (University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa) and MARY NASSIMBENI (University of Cape Town, Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa)
- Putting crises behind us: a new opportunity for libraries JOSEPH BELLETANTE (Bibliothèques de Vienne, Vienne, France).
the session will be moderate by Raphaëlle Bats, Enssib, France.
We will give you access to the papers and their translations, as soon as possible.
Hope to meet you in August,