Read-it project

Shafquat Towheed

READ-IT at the Imagine! Festival of Ideas and Politics, Belfast, 25.03.2019

Interested in finding out about what books and reading mean for people during times of conflict? If you want to take part in a discussion based reading group activity, why not join us Monday 25 March at the Café on the Square, Customs House Square, 6-8 Ulster Street, Belfast BT1 3EW, from 6.00-7.30pm? READ-IT UK…

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Press release: Open University researcher discusses READ-IT project and the ‘hidden history of reading’, 5.09.2018

The European READ-IT project was showcased in a press release for new research projects involving The Open University on 5 September 2018. Dr Shafquat Towheed (UK PI for READ-IT) explains how this exciting 3 year project brings together humanities and IT researchers from across Europe to help us to better under the ‘hidden history of…

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READ-IT introduced to conference delegates at SHARP, 9-12 July 2018

Flyers for the READ-IT project were distributed at ‘From First to Last: Texts, Creators, Readers, Agents’, the annual conference of the Society for the History of Reading, Authorship and Publishing (SHARP) at the University of Western Sydney, Parramatta, Australia, 9-12 July 2018. READ-IT consortium members Dr Shafquat Towheed (UK PI, The Open University) and Dr…

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