Category Archives: Holidays

How much do you know about “Don Quijote de La Mancha”?

“En un lugar de La Mancha, de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme…” – or “In a village of La Mancha, the name of which I have no desire to call to mind…” – is the beginning of this hallmark of … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day

We would like to highlight the World Autism Awareness Day, celebrated on the 2nd of April every year. It is funded by the UN and serve to increase peoples’ awareness of autism and its many positive aspects. From 2015 Asperger’s … Continue reading

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The International Women’s day 2017

On Wednesday, March 8, The International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world. This is to pay attention to women’s rights in different ways: socially, politically, economically, and more. The day is also a good opportunity to learn about and … Continue reading

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The ISGR/IHGR library wishes you a pleasant autumn and/or reading holiday!

The reading holiday (läslovet) concept is fairly new, but has spread rapidly in Sweden. Originally it was launched by the bookshops Bonnier and Akademibokhandeln, but nowadays it is driven by the Reading Organisation (läsrörelsen), a reading promotion organization. What does … Continue reading

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Summer Reading at ISGR

During the final weeks of the semester we organize Summer Reading at ISGR in the library, inspired by Sommarboken, Kultur i Väst. Then you can visit the library with your class or on your own to get some book recommendations … Continue reading

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What does poetry mean to you?

On March 21 is the World Poetry Day. The most common when thinking of poetry is to relate to poetry written by poets. But there is so much more that is also included within poetry: lyrics, messages people write to each … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

It is customary to send cards, called Valentines to loved ones on Valentine’s Day. To give away flowers, chocolates and other gifts. But what about the history and traditions behind the day? The day has been celebrated since the 1300s … Continue reading

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