Jadavpur University: International Workshop on Digitisation and Archiving


Jadavpur University has taken the initiative to arrange an international workshop on a massive scale under ‘Sir Ratan Tata Fund for Collaborative Project’ between the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University and the British Library, UK, on digitization of South Asian archival resources with the ‘Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing’ (SHARP). Students are invited to attend this workshop starting from 19th till 21st August in the University campus.

Jadavpur UniversityThis workshop would be one of a kind and a fabulous opportunity for students all around India, interested in archiving and book history in general to come and know about this field in more details from some of the best mentors in the profession. Starting from Amlan Dasgupta, the Director of School of Cultural Texts and Records to Catherine Eagleton and Nur Sobers-Khan, British Library London and personalities like Rochelle Pinto, who would be providing information on the subject.

This event is free for all to attend and no registration is required. Such a massive international workshop has rarely been held in India on digitisation and archiving which guarantees to generate interest and providing the latest development in this field. Student papers are also part of this event and opportunity has been granted to them to read papers and share views on such a platform as this. All in all this event is an one time opportunity to learn from the best in this field and also attend workshop to gather more knowledge.

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Rituparna Das
Student Reporter at Linkfried, Rituparna is a student of Yadavpur University, Calcutta. She writes about Education News, Information , announcement From calcutta.