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READ-IT at SHARP 2022 (11-15 July)!

After more than two years of online meetings, the READ-IT team finally reunited in Amsterdam for the annual meeting of SHARP, devoted this year to “The power of the written world”. The round-table at SHARP gave the consortium a chance to discuss premises, outcomes and future developments of READ-IT. The team also presented a brand…

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Publication announcement : a new article by Brigitte Ouvry-Vial and Nathalie Richard tests the potential of the READ-IT annotation tool

An article by consortium leader Brigitte Ouvry-Vial and  Nathalie Richard (Le Mans Université) was published in a special issue of Knygotyra. Knygotyra is a scholarly journal publishing interdisciplinary works on the book and digital media culture. Follow these links to get access to the English and Lithuanian version of the special issue. The article discusses…

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Interview about READ-IT and reading emotions

Project leader Brigitte Ouvry-Vial and Elena Prat, whose PhD project is co-sponsored by READ-IT, were interviewed about their research work on reading emotions. In this interview to the magazine Décryptage, they discuss the impact of reading and reading emotions on decision-making processes, especially in times of collective or personal uncertainty. The interview, in French, is…

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Brigitte Ouvry-Vial and Francois Vignale interviewed by euradio

In an interview with French radio chain euradio, Brigitte Ouvry-Vial and Francois Vignale have introduced LEXILECT, a continuation of the READ-IT programme which is currently being carried out at the lab 3L.AM at Le Mans University, with the support of Alliance Europa and MSH Ange Guépin. LEXILECT aims to build a thesaurus of reading experiences…

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New blogpost on READ-IT

Plug in labs, a French platform devoted to improve knowledge of the innovative potential of academic research in Brittany and Pays de la Loire, has recently published a blogpost about READ-IT. In the blogpost, Brigitte Ouvry-Vial, François Vignale and Guillaume Gravier discuss the main features and aims of the annotation interface which will be available…

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Workshop on the READ-IT reading toolkit during Remembering Literature in Everyday Life on 30 March

An Open University team led by Dr Shafquat Towheed will deliver a workshop on the READ-IT reading toolkit during an event titled Remembering Literature in Everyday Life, which will take place both on online and in person at the Konferencijska dvorana knjižnice Filozofskog fakulteta u Zagrebu  on 30 March 2022. This initiative is the result…

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Event news : Workshop for kids at Bookcity Milano (19.11.2021)

During Bookcity Milano, READ-IT associate partner Elisa Marazzi (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy) will be hosting a workshop for kids at the Biblioteca Valvassori Peroni in Milan. Children will have a chance to discover and play with paper games and illustrated broadsides from three centuries ago. Over the course of the workshop, children and…

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READ-IT at the Institute of Slavic studies at Sorbonne University

On the 21st of October 2021, team member Damiano Rebecchini (Università degli Studi di Milano) presented READ-IT and the book Reading Russia. A History of Reading in Modern Russia (D. Rebecchini, R. Vassena eds.) at the conference “Histoire de la littérature russe, XVIIIe-XXe siècles”. The conference was held online and at the Institut d’étude slaves at Sorbonne University.

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