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Book Collecting Seminars 2018-19


ABA Educational Trust & Institute of English Studies Book Collecing Seminars are held at Senate House, Malet Stret, London, WC1E 7HU from 6-8pm.  Full details below.

11 Dec 2018
Before the Collection: Two perspectives on forming and working with collections 
Dr. Kirsten MacLeod is a lecturer in English Literature at Newcastle University. Her most recent publication is a cultural and bibliographic study of American little magazines of the 1890s. 
Dr. Anke Timmermann (ABA) is a historian of science-turned-antiquarian bookseller. 
Gordon Room, G34, Ground Floor Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
12 Feb 2019
Collecting Science Books
Dr. Elma Brenner is subject specialist in medieval and early modern medicine at the Wellcome Library. 
Deborah Coltham (ABA) is a specialist dealer in rare antiquarian books in science and medicine. 
Edwin Rose is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge and winner in 2015-16 of that university's Rose Book Collecting Prize
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street,
09 April 2019
Queer books: an academic, an artist, a collector and a librarian discuss the field

Christopher Adams is a book collector and playwright, and administrator at the Institute of English Studies. 
Leila Kassir is Research Librarian in British, US & Commonwealth Literature at Senate House Library, University of London. 
Dr. Brooke Palmieri is a historian of radical publishing, and edits Printing History, the journal of the American Printing History Association. In 2018 Brooke founded Camp Books, specialising in LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming history.
Soofiya is a visual artist and design educator, and a regular lecturer at Ravensbourne.
Gordon Room, G34, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street
11 June 2019
Five Minute Books’, Fine Bindings, and The Wind in the Willows: Sir Courtauld Thomson’s Library at Dorneywood
Elisabeth Grass first worked with rare books as a bookseller at Bernard Quaritch Ltd. She is now a freelance cataloguer within the book trade and for National Trust Libraries, and is studying for a doctorate in history at the University of Oxford.
Bedford Room, G37, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street