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Book Collecting Seminars 2018-19

 30/10/2018

ABA Educational Trust & Institute of English Studies Book Collecing Seminars are held at Senate House, Malet Stret, London, WC1E 7HU from 6-8pm.  Full details below.
 

11 Dec 2018
 
Before the Collection: Two perspectives on forming and working with collections 
 
Dr. Kirsten MacLeod is a lecturer in English Literature at Newcastle University. Her most recent publication is a cultural and bibliographic study of American little magazines of the 1890s. 
Dr. Anke Timmermann (ABA) is a historian of science-turned-antiquarian bookseller. 
 
Gordon Room, G34, Ground Floor Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
 
 
12 Feb 2019
 
Collecting Science Books
 
Dr. Elma Brenner is subject specialist in medieval and early modern medicine at the Wellcome Library. 
Deborah Coltham (ABA) is a specialist dealer in rare antiquarian books in science and medicine. 
Edwin Rose is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge and winner in 2015-16 of that university's Rose Book Collecting Prize
 
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street,
WC1E 7HU
 
 
09 April 2019
 
Queer books: an academic, an artist, a collector and a librarian discuss the field

Christopher Adams is a book collector and playwright, and administrator at the Institute of English Studies. 
Leila Kassir is Research Librarian in British, US & Commonwealth Literature at Senate House Library, University of London. 
Dr. Brooke Palmieri is a historian of radical publishing, and edits Printing History, the journal of the American Printing History Association. In 2018 Brooke founded Camp Books, specialising in LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming history.
Soofiya is a visual artist and design educator, and a regular lecturer at Ravensbourne.
 
Gordon Room, G34, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street
WC1E 7HU
 
 
11 June 2019
 
Five Minute Books’, Fine Bindings, and The Wind in the Willows: Sir Courtauld Thomson’s Library at Dorneywood
 
Elisabeth Grass first worked with rare books as a bookseller at Bernard Quaritch Ltd. She is now a freelance cataloguer within the book trade and for National Trust Libraries, and is studying for a doctorate in history at the University of Oxford.
 
Bedford Room, G37, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street
WC1E 7HU