LIBRARY IS NOT A DIRTY WORD: RECLAIMING ITS POWER AND POSSIBILITY 10/06/16, THE FROUD CENTRE, London

LIBRARY IS NOT A DIRTY WORD: RECLAIMING ITS POWER AND POSSIBILITY

    
                 Alice Corble                                  Ruth Rikowski

Friday, 10th June, @ 19:00 – 20.30 (BST)

Why Library Is Not A Dirty Word
NOTE  – VENUE & PROGRAMME CHANGE

There have been some changes to the venue and programme: though the day (Friday 10th June) and time (7.00 – 8.30pm) are still the same.

Apologies for the short notice

New Venue:

THE FROUD CENTRE
1 Toronto Avenue
Manor Park
Newham
E12 5JF

(In fact, only 3 minutes’ walk from the original venue, the Rabbits Road Institute. Just walk along the Romford Road towards Ilford, and The Froud Centre is easily recognisable: it’s on the corner between Toronto Avenue and Romford Road)

New Programme:

Speaker: Ruth Rikowski – writer, lecturer at London South Bank University, libraries professional and campaigner, author of Globalisation, Information and Libraries: The Implications of the World Trade Organisation’s GATS and TRIPS Agreements (Chandos Publishing), and a freelance editor for Chandos Publishing.

Followed by Discussion
Free Admission
No Registration Necessary
Soft drinks provided

A talk and discussion about Library campaigns, radical librarianship and re-imaging the library as a public space.

Speakers include The Alternative School of Economics (Ruth Beale and Amy Feneck); Ruth Rikowski – writer, library professional, sessional lecturer at London South Bank University and library campaigner; and Alice Corble – a libraries professional and PhD Candidate researching the changing public forms of libraries under conditions of rapid economic, technological and cultural change.  Alice is a founding member of the Radical Librarians Collective.

To Register for the event, see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/library-is-not-a-dirty-word-reclaiming-its-power-and-possibility-tickets-24835799545

This event is part of the Antiuniversity Now Festival, 9-2 June 2016.

Rabbits Road Institute – Old Manor Park Library 835 Romford Road, London, E12 5JY – View Map

Rabbits Road Institute: http://createlondon.org/event/rabbits-road-institute/

Radical Librarians Collective: https://rlc.radicallibrarianship.org/

The Alternative School of Economics: http://www.alternativeschoolofeconomics.org/

Also see Ruth Rikowski’s – blog http://ruthrikowskiim.blogspot.co.uk/

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