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Events 2020

The European Schoolbooks marketing team present or take part in a variety of exhibitions and presentations throughout the year related to the languages and literatures of Europe, especially but not only French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.

We are always pleased to consider suggestions for new events. Just email us at suggest an event

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ALIVE: Digital Humans and their Organizations

23rd January 2020 - The European Bookshop - 19:00 - 21:00

The European Bookshop and Génération.s invite you to a conversation with

Garrick Jones & Paul Ashcroft

who will be talking about their book

ALIVE
Digital Humans and their Organizations
Published by Novaro Publishing

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The talk with be chaired by Stéphane Goldstein from Gérération.s


The authors: Garrick Jones and Paul Ashcroft co-founded The Ludic Group in 2004.

Garrick Jones is a businessman, academic and musician based in London. He is a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where he has introduced Capstone programmes and designed the ground-breaking Open Innovation Programme. His research is focused on organisational Decision-making and the Creative Economies. Wearing his musical hat, Garrick composes for films, contemporary artists and performance.

Paul Ashcroft is passionate about creating smarter ways of working for organisations around the world. With a background in mathematics and strategic consulting, Paul is an expert in applying principles of Innovation, Design Thinking and Digital to large scale transformation, people engagement and capability building. As an entrepreneur and investor, Paul has a successful track record in establishing and growing innovative and technology based businesses. He continues to work with clients around the world to design and direct memorable and engaging experiences.

The book: We are all digital humans now. What does this mean for how we live and how we work? How do digital humans thrive in a connected world? Life and work today is a connected mass of networks, people and technology. This connected world is so complex and fast evolving it can be considered alive.ALIVE: Digital Humans and their Organizations is about the impact of digital on both us as individuals and when we organize ourselves. Humans have achieved awe-inspiring things by working together. Digital enables us to collaborate and work together like never before in history. It also has radical implications for how we live, organize ourselves and work together.

ALL London January Event

25th January 2020 - British Film Institute, Southbank London - 10:00 - 2:30

London's ALL event offers language teachers a choice of topics in a pick and mix programme! A morning of ideas for primary, secondary and A Level which you can apply to any subject.

Come early for some light refreshments and to browse the exhibitor's stands:

European Schoolbooks will be there with a great selection of language learning materials, offering delegates discount on orders placed on the day and on purchases in The European Bookshop!

ISMLA Annual National Conference

1st February 2020 - Highgate Junior School, London - (9:00 am - 4.30 pm)

The Independent Schools Modern Languages Association is the principal and largest association in the country for Independent School teachers of all modern languages. ISMLA exists to provide a forum for modern language teachers in independent preparatory and secondary schools to meet, share ideas and inform themselves about and contribute to developments in modern language teaching.

Visit the ISMLA website for details of the conference programme and membership.

Trakl/Surrender to Night

27th February 2020 - European Bookshop - 7pm - 8.30pm

We invite you to an evening with Will Stone and Jeremy Adler who will read from

and discuss " Surrender to Night " with us over a glass of wine!

In Georg Trakl’s brief, tragic life he produced a body of work of intense visual power. Dense, imagistic and full of unnerving symbolism, his poems occupy a critical space in German Expressionism.

Until his death on the Eastern Front in 1914, Trakl honed a singular poetic voice to express the horror he saw in the world around him, culminating in the starkly powerful war poems for which he is best known.

This edition includes all of Trakl’s major poems alongside a judicious selection of the best of his uncollected work, all rendered in a vividly clear and sensitively attuned English by translator and poet Will Stone. With a biography, a critical introduction and a chronology of Trakl’s life, this collection promises to reinvigorate interest in this under-appreciated poet.

Will Stone (b. 1966) is a writer, poet and translator of French, Belgian and German literature, living in Suffolk. He holds a degree in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and has produced prose and poetry translations of the works of Stefan Zweig, Emile Verhaeren, Goerges Rodenbach, Maurice Maeterlinck, Rainer Maria Rilke and Joseph Roth, among others.

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