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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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Event news: The Future and the Past of Reading (18.11.2021), Milano, Italy

READ-IT members will take part in a workshop, ‘The Future and the Past of Reading. New Research Methods for new Perspectives’ [Il futuro e il passato della lettura. Nuovi metodi d’indagine per nuove prospettive] at the Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, on Thursday 18 November 2021 (14.30-16.00 CET). Speakers at the event include Alessio…

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The Open University’s project period ends

On 30 September 2021, The Open University’s funded period on the project READ-IT comes to an end. While the project team Dr. Shafquat Towheed (UK Lead), Dr. Alessio Antonini, Dr. Francesca Benatti, and Dr. Maya Parmar move to new projects, the project resources remain free and available for public use. The website will also remain…

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Event news: Nantes Science Festival (France)

On the 9th and 10th October 2021, Brigitte Ouvry-Vial, François Vignale and Elena Prat (Le Mans University) will present READ-IT at the Nantes Science Festival (France). In the course of the event, the public will be invited to test the READ-IT annotation interface and to contribute to the project through short interviews, by filling in…

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