The 8th Annual Meeting of ELIAS (European Librarians in African Studies) will take place on 20 June 2014.
Location: Frobenius-Institute, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Main themes: 1) Acquisitions from African countries (organisations, vendors & publishers), 2) African (e)journals
Call for contributions
Contributions on both themes are invited from ELIAS members as well as from other interested librarians and archivists. Please send a short abstract to the organizers.Deadline for applications is 15 December 2013.
Participation and registration
The meeting is open to ELIAS members and other interested librarians and archivists.Please register with the organizers.
Registration fee: Euro 50,- (including lunch and dinner on 20 June)
Venue Casino 1.802 Goethe University, Grüneburgplatz 160323 ,Frankfurt am Main -Germany
Sophia Thubauville (Frankfurt) firstname.lastname@example.org
Jos Damen (Leiden) email@example.com
Frobenius-Institute Frankfurt am Main
for the location of the Annual Meeting see the following map:
The blue H on the bottom of the map shows the location of bus stops. Bus 36 stops directly in front of the main entrance of the university and also at our dinner locality. Therefore, the following hotels that are located along that bus line might be most convenient for you:
Hotel Liebig (www.hotelliebig.de)
Hotel am Berg (http://www.hotel-am-berg-ffm.de/)
Best Western Hotel Scala (http://www.bestwestern.de/hotels/Frankfurt-am-Main/BEST-WESTERN-Hotel-Scala)
Grand Hotel Dream (http://www.dreamhotel-frankfurt.de/index.php?cat=reservierung)
When planning your trip, please be aware that 19 June is a public holiday in most parts of Germany including Frankfurt!
Be also aware that “Frankfurt Airport” is located just 15 minutes out of the city, while the airport “Frankfurt Hahn” which is frequented by the airlines RyanAir, WizzAir and Sun Express is a 2 hour bus trip away from Frankfurt city center!