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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar (5/2-7/2016)

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, noon – 1 p.m.
Book Talk: “Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books” by Author Mark Glickman

The Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division presents author Mark Glickman speaking about his new book, “Stolen Words: the Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books.”
Free and open to the public.
Location: African and Middle Eastern Reading Room, LJ-220, Thomas Jefferson Building, second floor, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Sharon Horowitz (202) 707-3780
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Lecture: “African Studies Collections in Europe” by Jos Damen, Head of the African Studies Centre Library and ICT Dept., Leiden University, The Netherlands

The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division presents a talk “African Studies Collections in Europe” by Jos Damen, Head of the African Studies Centre Library and ICT Department, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Damen will speak about Africana collections and the vibrancy of African Studies in Europe.
Free and open to the public.
Location: West Dining Room, sixth floor, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Laverne Page (202) 707-1979
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]
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Thursday, May 5, 2016, noon – 1 p.m.
Lecture: “Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia’s Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane” by Author Dr. Fred Starr

(“The Persian Book Lecture Series”
2016 Focus: Literature and Performing Arts)

The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress and the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland present author Dr. Fred Starr speaking about his book, “Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia’s Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlan.”
Free and open to the public.
Location: African and Middle Eastern Reading Room, LJ-220, Thomas Jefferson Building, second floor, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Hirad Dinavari (202) 707-4518
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]
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