Events


4 ways to celebrate Love Data Week at EUI

The EUI Library’s 9th annual Love Data Week takes place from 12 to 16 February  – to raise awareness of data discovery; data use and protection; and management of data throughout the research lifecycle. This year’s theme is ‘Your kind of data’ and we are hosting three open conversations and a data visualisation workshop for […]

Over 100 international academic librarians ‘Come together!’ for LIBER Winter Event and Library Symposium

The European University Institute (EUI) hosted the LIBER Winter Event on 23-24, November 2023. This annual conference, organised by the Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER), brought together over 100 LIBER members at the EUI. This year the conference theme was Come together! Enabling collaboration and inclusivity in research libraries. Renaud Dehousse, EUI President, […]

Book Exhibition Dedicated to the Day of the Cyrillic Alphabet

Every year on 24 May many countries in Eastern Europe and Northern/Central Asia celebrate the day of the Cyrillic alphabet. The Cyrillic alphabet is used by more than 250 million people across 50 languages and is the 6th most popular writing script on the planet. The creation of the Cyrillic alphabet is related to the […]

World Book Day & Sant Jordi 2022: another way to help Ukraine

Why World Book Day this year? When we started facing the decisions concerning the celebration of World Book Day and Sant Jordi 2022, the invasion of Ukraine was about to take place. We celebrated World Book Day and Sant Jordi (a short video explaining the legend of Sant Jordi is available here) every year since […]

LGBT+ Pride Month 2021 at the EUI

The Library, in collaboration with the LGBTIQ Interdisciplinary Working Group, will celebrate #PrideMonth with a few initiatives. In June 1969 patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, resisted arrest and protested against the police harassment to which LGBT+ Americans were often subjected. The raid turned into a riot […]