Read-it project


‘Reading in the Pandemic’ recordings now available

The READ-IT team were pleased to host the event ‘Reading in the Pandemic’, on 18 November, for the Being Human Festival. We enjoyed a great turnout for the online event, which took the form of three distinct parts. The recordings for each part are now available to view on the SAS Youtube channel, simply click…

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Dr Henry Stead (The Open University) joins the READ-IT team (8.05.2019-30.04.2020)

Dr Henry Stead (Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Open University) has now joined the READ-IT project team for 12 months, from 8.05.2019 to 30.04.2020. He is based at The Open University and is a member of the UK team led by Dr Shafquat Towheed.  He will be covering Dr Maya Parmar’s maternity leave. Dr Stead is…

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New publication (May 2019): Reusing interviews and questionnaires from READ-IT UK members Towheed, Parmar & King

An important new article on questionnaires and interviews as sources of evidence in the history of reading, co-written by READ-IT UK PI, Dr Shafquat Towheed and his colleagues Dr Edmund King and Dr Maya Parmar (all at The Open University, UK) has just been published in the journal Participations (16.1, May 2019). You can read the…

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