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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 Are you interested in writing children's book criticism? This autumn, the Swedish Children's Book Institute organizes the course To write children's book criticism for the second consecutive year. As a participant, you will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in reviewing children's and youth books, with a focus 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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New in the children's book

New in the Children's book New article by Lydia Wistisen in the Children's Book on the theme "The Nordic Children's Book around 1968" and eight new reviews of current children's literature research.Barbro Lindgren's Lorang books are mostly associated with play, laughter and absurd humor. By reading them against the background of the late 1960s environmental debates, the picture of the books is nuanced. It…
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Abstract system open to IRSCL Congress 2019

Abstract system open to IRSCL Congress 2019 The Swedish Children's Book Institute hosts the next IRSCL Congress, one of the world's largest international conferences in the field of child and youth literature. The conference will be held from 14-18 August 2019 and is a collaboration between the Swedish Children's Book Institute, Malmö University, Stockholm University and Åbo Akademi University. The theme is Silence and the silence ...
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Comments on national library strategy

Comments on national library strategy The Swedish Children's Book Institute has submitted comments on Draft National Library Strategy. This applies in particular to the writings that concern the institute and where we believe that misconceptions have arisen about the institute's activities. Bee is amazed at the description of the institute's activities as described in the section Children's book's position in the chapter ...
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This year's sun cat scholars appointed!

This year's sun cat scholars appointed! Five scholars have been awarded scholarships for a stay at the Swedish Children's Book Institute by means of funds from Astrid Lindgren's Foundation Solkatten.Dolkatten-scholarship.The large Solkatten scholarship, this year of SEK 50,000, has been awarded to Dr. JoAnn Conrad at California State University. Dr. During his stay at the Swedish Children's Book Institute, Conrad will work on a research project ...
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The Children's '68 - Children's '68

The Children's '68 - The Children's '68 Due to the fact that this year is 50 years since 1968, the international research project The Children's '68 is under way in France. The purpose is to lift how the years around '68 influenced the children's culture. At the Swedish Children's Book Institute, we also want to pay attention to The Children's '68 through…
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Book Fair in Gothenburg

The Book Fair in Gothenburg The Children's Book Institute will visit the Book Fair in Gothenburg and participate in two seminars: Book testing - trends in the publication of children's and youth books. Sofia Gydemo and Karin Mossed from Sbi present the 2017 issue and look at what has come in 2018. September 27, at. 15.30−15.50.The picture in the children's book. Conversation around the increased…
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