This blog focuses on Mahatma Gandhi, India’s famous advocate for nonviolent resistance, on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary on October 2, 2019.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected] Directions Floor Plans Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Lecture: Investing in Culture: Urban Regeneration and Sustainability in the Kingdom of Bahrain Free tickets available via Eventbrite link Former Minister of Culture and current President of […]
This blog announces the digitization and online availability of a handwritten essay by Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), India’s messenger of peace and nonviolence.
To celebrate Alexander Humboldt’s 250th birthday, this blogpost highlights the naturalist’s time in New Spain (Mexico) with related resources from the Library’s collections.
Junior Fellow in the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress describes her research.
Two Junior Fellows discuss the displays of the Hebrew calendars and American Yiddish Theater collections that they prepared for the Junior Fellows Display at the Library of Congress.
(Guest post by Christine Ruane, Professor Emerita of History, University of Tulsa) Tucked away in the stacks of the Library of Congress’ Rare Book Division are 40 small, leather-bound volumes of an 18th-century Russian periodical entitled “Ekonomicheskoi magazin””(Economic storehouse). Each book consists of 400 pages of what was then the latest scientific advice on how […]
2,000-Year-Old Buddhist Scroll from Ancient Gandhara Digitized by Library of Congress.
This blog describes the keynote talk for the 13th Annual International Mongolian Studies Conference hosted by the Asian Division at the Library of Congress.
(Post contribuido por Marie Arana, oriunda del Perú, historiadora, periodista, y ex-editora de libros del diario estadounidense The Washington Post. Actualmente, es directora literaria de la Biblioteca del Congreso.) Read the English version here. Hace doscientos años, justo en la cúspide de julio y agosto, un hombre transformó la suerte de la liberación en Hispanoamérica. […]