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Introducing the 'Two Centuries of Indian Print' project, making available rare printed books from @britishlibrary

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About Two Centuries of Indian Print - The British Library The project has digitised and made available online rare #Bengali printed books and will also make available in #digital format printed books in #Assamese, #Sylheti and #Urdu languages: https://www.bl.uk/early-indian-printed-books/about …

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The Gandharvas: Celestial Beings and the origin of Indian Musicology Lecture at SOAS by Bisakha Goswami (SOAS) 5 June 2019 at 5:00 PM http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/events/05jun2019-the-gandharvas-celestial-beings-and-the-origin-of-indian-musicology.html … #SouthAsia #Music #India @UniHD_SAS @ClusterAsiaEuro @BL_IndianPrint @SOASMusic

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Applications are open for the SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship, 2019-2020 Closing date: Monday, 17 September 2019 http://www.soas.ac.uk/south-asia-institute/scholarships/fellowship/india/ … @BL_IndianPrint @offog @praymurray @JUFET #Scholarship #India #SouthAsia

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Secret Archives and Sacred Texts in Gujarat: How do you conduct research on an archive you can’t talk about? #SouthAsia #Manuscripts@BL_IndianPrinthttp://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2018/12/secretarchives.html …

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Our latest blog is written by @UCLDIS and @cheveningfco Scholar @n_v_nugawela about his time spent working with us, and his awesome serendipitous discovery whilst working to improve some of our Sri Lankan collections.

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This #MuseumWeek we're celebrating our world-class Research Centers! Featuring state-of-the-art facilities, collections & training, the #AIIS Archives & Research Centre for #Ethnomusicology is dedicated to preserving the sonic heritage of India. @vmistweet

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Recommending via @katherineschof8 this article on the history of courtesans - tawa’if - in late Mughal and colonial India: on Tawaifs: The unsung heroes of India’s freedom struggle https://scroll.in/magazine/921715/how-history-erased-the-contribution-of-tawaifs-to-indias-freedom-struggle … via @scroll_in

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Quoted @bl_eap

On the 28th June Konrad Tuchscherer, a specialist in African history and languages, will be joining us at the Library for a talk taking a look at the origin, development and spread of writing in West Africa. More details soon. #AtoUnknown #Bamun #Bamum #MakingYourMark

On the 28th June Konrad Tuchscherer, a specialist in African history and languages, will be joining us at the Library for a talk taking a look at the origin, development and spread of writing in West Africa. More details soon.
#AtoUnknown #Bamun #Bamum #MakingYourMark

More details of this event now available. Come join us at the British Library on the 28th June for what looks like a fascinating talk. #MakingYourMark https://www.bl.uk/events/konrad-tuchscherer-script-in-west-africa …

GRANSHAN Competition 2019 is open for entries now! Submit your typeface by 15 July at the latest in 9 script groups in 3 categories #NonLatin #LatinNonLatin #Multiscript More than 50 well-known script experts will judge the entries in a 3-level-process. http://www.granshan.com/competition 

GRANSHAN Competition 2019 is open for entries now! Submit your typeface by 15 July at the latest in 9 script groups in 3 categories #NonLatin #LatinNonLatin #Multiscript More than 50 well-known script experts will judge the entries in a 3-level-process. http://www.granshan.com/competition 

Announcing the programme for ‘Beyond the printing press: alternative means of production in the global history of print’ at @RAS_Soc, 26 June 2019. Full list of speakers and abstracts here: https://www.contextualternate.com/conference02  @SHARPorg @BL_IndianPrint @BLAsia_Africa @BASASofficial @UCL_CSSA

Announcing the programme for ‘Beyond the printing press: alternative means of production in the global history of print’ at @RAS_Soc, 26 June 2019. Full list of speakers and abstracts here: https://www.contextualternate.com/conference02  @SHARPorg @BL_IndianPrint @BLAsia_Africa @BASASofficial @UCL_CSSA

.@BL_AdiKS on last panel for #DATeCH2019 discussing @BL_DigiSchol efforts to develop #OCR to make non-Latin collections more discoverable

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.@BL_AdiKS expresses interest in extracting data for use in maps, developing workflows and collaborating with other institutions

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Tom Derrick presents the @BL_DigiSchol aims, which are very similar to @CDSLeiden aims for making collections more accessible #DATeCH2019

Tom Derrick presents the @BL_DigiSchol aims, which are very similar to @CDSLeiden aims for making collections more accessible #DATeCH2019

More about the competition that @TommyID83 referred to is available at: https://www.primaresearch.org/REID2017/  #DATeCH2019

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And now @BL_AdiKS on QDL & the BL's work on its Arabic manuscripts, including transcription work #DATeCH2019

And now @BL_AdiKS on QDL & the BL's work on its Arabic manuscripts, including transcription work #DATeCH2019

Two Centuries of Indian Print: https://www.bl.uk/early-indian-printed-books … and https://www.bl.uk/projects/two-centuries-of-indian-print … | current Bangla OCR competition (REID2019): http://primaresearch.org/REID2019/  @TommyID83 @BL_IndianPrint #DATeCH2019

and still time to take part but you'll have to be quick!

.@TommyID83 presenting on the Two Centuries of Indian Print project & the challenges of OCR that come with it @BL_IndianPrint #DATeCH2019

.@TommyID83 presenting on the Two Centuries of Indian Print project & the challenges of OCR that come with it @BL_IndianPrint #DATeCH2019

Quoted @BLprintheritage

Our 'Directory of Western printed heritage collections' @britishlibrary provides information about books & printed items inc.: thematic and subject composition; distinguishing features; provenance; specialist catalogues; shelfmarks; bibliographical refs https://www.bl.uk/britishlibrary/~/media/subjects%20images/printed%20books/directory%20to%20western%20printed%20heritage%20collections.pdf …

Our 'Directory of Western printed heritage collections' @britishlibrary provides information about books & printed items inc.: thematic and subject composition; distinguishing features; provenance; specialist catalogues; shelfmarks; bibliographical refs https://www.bl.uk/britishlibrary/~/media/subjects%20images/printed%20books/directory%20to%20western%20printed%20heritage%20collections.pdf …

If you use our early printed collections in your research this online 'Directory of Western printed Heritage collections' might be helpful to you.

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