Dr Karen Attar

Librarian at the University of London’s Senate House Library & an Associate Research Fellow at its Institute of English Studies


Dr Karen Attar is the Rare Books Librarian at the University of London’s Senate House Library, and an Associate Research Fellow at its Institute of English Studies (see http://research.sas.ac.uk/ies/fellow/516/dr-karen-attar/). She has published widely on book collectors and library history. Most recently she has been editing the third edition of the Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, to be published in late 2015.

Forthcoming Events

Jul
31

Tower of London (BEP)

A great opportunity to explore the Tower of London and learn about some of the most famous parts of British history including the monarchy, religion and how British culture has become what it is now.


Aug
8

The Lion King (BEP)

We will see the musical show The Lion King to explore and experience the stage and performing arts culture in the UK.


Aug
10

Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children

Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.


Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis


LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.


LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August


International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


Blog

“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA


In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy


On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.


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