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COSEELIS Conference 2013 Report

In has become a long standing (well, three years to be precise) tradition to have delays in publishing the COSEELIS Conference report — here it is … COSEELIS Annual Conference 8-9 April, 2013 After visits to Oxford and Manchester for … Continue reading

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In War & Peace: Collected Memories of Birmingham’s Poles

The Midlands Polish Community Association has conducted a project to preserve the memories of 21 Polish inhabitants of Birmingham who settled in the city just after the Second World War – In War & Peace: Collected Memories of Birmingham’s Poles. … Continue reading

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Books of memory: Leningrad Blockade 1941-1944

On 23 November 2012 the Bodleian Libraries received a special gift from the Association of Survivors of the Leningrad blockade – a set of 35 volumes of the Knigi pamiati: Blokada Leningrad 1941-1944 (“Books of memory: Leningrad Blockade 1941-1944”). This … Continue reading

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COSEELIS Conference 2012

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night can stop the presentation of the report on the 2012 COSEELIS Conference; although illness and the madness of university induction weeks have done their best. Here is Susan Halstead’s account: … Continue reading

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COSEELIS Conference 2012

2012, June 28th-29th; Harris Manchester College, Oxford Due to unforeseen circumstances there has been a delay in producing a conference report for the 2012 COSEELIS Conference at Harris Manchester College in Oxford.  For the time being  here is the conference … Continue reading

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