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This year's solar cat scholarship to Astrid Lindgren researchers

The Solkatten scholarship is awarded to Lisa Källström at Lund University On the occasion of Astrid Lindgren's birthday, the Swedish Children's Book Institute today announces the scholarships that have been awarded funds from the Astrid Lindgren Foundation Solkatten.Solkatten scholarshipThe large Solkatten scholarship of SEK 40,000 is given to Lisa Källström university. Lisa dissertates this spring with an image rhetorical study of cover images to & #8230;
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Money

Child poverty, culture of consumption and entrepreneurship in literature and culture for children and young people from the 1930s to today. The economy determines the conditions for all lives regardless of worldview or assets and is a continuing topic in the Nordic children's and youth literature. Money or rather the lack of it is a recurring motif from Laura & #8230;
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Call for Papers: Conference on Girlhood and Girls' Literature

Conceptions of Girlhood Now and Then On October 6-8, 2020, Conceptions of Girlhood Now and Then: “Girls' Literature” and Beyond will be arranged. The Center for Childhood Research in Literature, Language and Learning (CHILLL) at Linnaeus University arranges in collaboration with the Swedish Children's Book Institute and Dawn Sardella-Ayres, Cambridge University. Deadline is 1 & #8230;
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Book tasting to Vimmerby berättar

The book review visits Vimmerby tells, a literature festival that is being organized for the first time this year. Read more at Vimmerby tells (link opens in new window) ...
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Slideshow: IRSCL Congress 2019

IRSCL Congress in pictures During IRSCL Congress 2019 Janne Kulosaari photographed on behalf of the organizers. The photographs are now compiled for a slideshow: Slideshow IRSCL Congress 2019…
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New book in Sbi's writing series

Astrid Lindgren's image worlds, ed. Helene Ehriander and Anette Almgren White The latest book in the Swedish Children's Book Institute's writing series, no 149, is Astrid Lindgren's picture worlds, ed. Helene Ehriander and Anette Almgren White (Makadam publisher). The book is a research anthology and contributes alongside editors such as Åsa Nilsson Skåve, Mia Österlund, Agnes-Margrethe…
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Research scholarships announced

The Swedish Children's Book Institute announces, with funds from the Astrid Lindgren Foundation Solkatten, four scholarships for researchers. Announcement: Astrid Lindgren's Foundation Solkatten's scholarship to researcher Astrid Lindgren's Foundation Solkatten has since 2001 awarded a scholarship that gives foreign researchers the opportunity to conduct research in Sweden about Swedish or Nordic child and child care.
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Course in children's book criticism

Course: Writing Children's Book Criticism APPLICATION CLOSED.Do you want to write children's book criticism? As a participant, you gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in reviewing children's and youth books, focusing on both picture books and text-based books. Lecturer…
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Would you like to be a volunteer at IRSCL Congress 2019?

Volunteers applied for IRSCL Congress Would you like to participate as a volunteer in the world's largest children's and youth literary research conference, IRSCL Congress, in Stockholm, 14-18 August? Or do you know someone who may want? Please disseminate this information. The conference has the theme "Silence and Silencing in Children's Literature" and at it about 500…
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New issue of the Children's Book

The children's book vol. 42 (2019) When LM Montgomery's books on Emily were translated into Swedish, Emily was adapted to a more suitable model for young girl readers. This means Laura Leden in her newly published article in the Children's Book - journal for children's literature research. Also read reviews of fuming current research on child and youth literature.
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267,000 SEK to Researchers and Writers

SEK 267,000 for researchers and authors Fr. v. Stefan Casta photo: Stefan Tell, Malin Nauwerck photo: Johan Åström, Peter Kostenniemi photo: private The author Stefan Casta and the researchers Malin Nauwerck and Peter Kostenniemi are each awarded scholarships of SEK 89,000 from the Foundation Marta Sandwall-Bergström's Authorship Fund. The award ceremony is given on September 3…
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Book Tasting Tour

On May 21, the Swedish Children's Book Institute launches "Book Tasting on Tour". Visits are made in Malmö May 21, then Gothenburg on May 22 and Umeå on May 28. There will also be Book Tasting in Vimmerby later this year in connection with the literature festival Vimmerby tells. The program for the Book Trial contains lectures with in-depth studies and statistics in 2018…
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Program: Från Kanaljen to Rulla - Lennart Hellsing 100 år

In June, Lennart Hellsing was 100 years old. The Swedish Children's Book Institute draws attention to the anniversary with a program and a smaller exhibition.Lennart Hellsings The channel in the serial was published in 1956 by Rabén & Sjögren. Here, Hellsing collaborated with several established artists who were commissioned to illustrate each their poem by Hellsing. It…
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The laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2019 is presented at Sbi

2019's recipient of the Literature Prize for Astrid Lindgren's memory is presented at Sbi Bart Moeyaert, 2019's recipient of the Literature Prize for Astrid Lindgren's memory, presented at the Swedish Children's Book Institute 11 April. The Flemish author has written about fifty books, from picture books to youth books. In Swedish there are two books translated: the youth book Kärleken man…
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The Martha Sandwall-Bergström Foundation's Foundation Fund announces scholarship to researchers

Foundation Martha Sandwall-Bergströms Författarfond announces scholarship to researchers Hereby, institutions and departments that cover the subject of literature science at the country's universities and colleges are invited to submit proposals for holders of Martha Sandwall-Bergström's scholarship 2019 to researchers in the children's and youth literature area. The scholarship is SEK 89,000. There are no special forms. Recommendations from…
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Press release Book test 2019

Is it time for the children to participate and decide - for real? Press release from the Swedish Children's Book Institute March 27, 2019 In 2018, 2,308 children's and youth books were published in Sweden and for the first time since 2010 the number of titles issued. It shows the Swedish Children's Book Institute's Book Testing which is presented today…
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The program is ready for Book Testing 2019

The program ready for Book Testing 2019 On March 27, this year's lectures will be given in conjunction with the Swedish Children's Book Institute's Book Testing. Statistics and analyzes of the 2018 publication of children's and youth books are presented. The documentation is released at. 9.00 the same day. Time: Wednesday, March 27 at. 13.00-16.30 incl. paus.Obs! Enter from 12.30. Come on time.Place:…
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Registration for the Book Trial in Stockholm opened!

The registration is now open for the Book Testing Lectures in Stockholm. Registration closedThe lectures will be given on March 27 at. 13.00-16.30 in the Z-hall, the ABF-house, Sveavägen 41, Stockholm. Free admission. ...
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Two guest speakers in this year's Book Tasting

This year's guest lecturer: Olle Widhe and Mia Österlund! We are pleased to present no less than two guest lecturers this year, Olle Widhe and Mia Österlund.Olle Widhe is an associate professor of literature with didactics at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion, University of Gothenburg. He is currently working on a project that deals with…
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Record publishing in the Children's Book!

Record publishing in the Children's Book! At barnboken.net, 2018, 15 articles and 20 reviews were published, which is more than any other year in the journal's history! This year's two themes are "The Nordic Children's Book around 1968" and "With the picture in focus". The theme "The Nordic Children's Book around 1968" has been edited by Olle Widhe at the University of Gothenburg…
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