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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 5/20-28/2016

venice3Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Lectures: La Città degli Ebrei/The City of the Jews: Segregated Space and the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice, a Conference Marking the 500th Anniversary of the Ghetto’s Founding

The Law Library and European Division, Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland, the Centro Primo Levi, New York, and the Italian Cultural Institute present La Città degli Ebrei/The City of the Jews: Segregated Space and the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice, a Conference Marking the 500th Anniversary of the Ghetto’s Founding.
Program:
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: first window for the display in LJ-113 (first floor, Thomas Jefferson Building)
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.: lectures in LJ-119
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.: second window for the display in LJ-113
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016, noon – 1:00 p.m.
Research Orientation on Databases for Pre-1949 Chinese History Studies
By Yuwu Song, Reference Specialist, Asian Division

The research orientation will cover Chinese Classic Ancient Books; National Central Library Rare Books & Special Collections Database; Late Qing Periodical Full-Text Database (1833-1911); and Dacheng Pre-1949 Periodical Full-Text Database. No registration is needed.
Location: Adams Building, room LA-151 (Space limited to 21 participants)
Contact: Yuwu Song, [email protected], (202) 707-3683
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Research Orientation: Introduction to Resources in the Library of Congress, Asian Collection
By Eiichi Ito, Reference Specialist, Asian Division

The Asian Division is offering a research orientation about the Asian collection at the Library of Congress. Attendees will learn about online resources both in Asian languages and English available to researchers who are interested in conducting research on topics pertaining to Asia: how to search for reference information, newspaper/magazine/journal articles, and historical resources, etc.
To register for this orientation, please use the the Saturday Orientation online registration form.
Location: Room LJ-139B, First Floor, Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Eiichi Ito, [email protected], (202) 707-8054
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].
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One Comment

  1. Barbara Tracey
    May 21, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    So interesting

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