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Anthologization Margaret Atwood
In 2007 she contributed (along with Nadine Gordimer , Toni Morrison , Amy Tan , and others) to The Alphabet of Hope, an anthology in support of worldwide literacy put out by UNESCO .
Borne Back Daily. http://borneback.com/ .
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Anthologization Nadine Gordimer
In 2007 she was a contributor to UNESCO 's anthology The Alphabet of Hope, designed to call attention to the campaign for literacy worldwide.
Borne Back Daily. http://borneback.com/ .
8 September 2015
death William Shakespeare
By tradition this is reckoned to have been his fifty-second birthday. It is also the day on which Miguel de Cervantes died. The concatenation of these dates prompted the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Occupation Ling Shuhua
While Ling Shuhua and her family were living in Paris instead of London (during her husband Chen Xiying 's term as a UNESCO representative), she began exhibiting and selling her landscape paintings at galleries in...
politics Storm Jameson
SJ was a delegate to the UNESCO Congress of the Arts in Venice.
Feinstein, Elaine, and Storm Jameson. “Introduction”. None Turn Back, Virago, p. i - vii.
Author summary Agatha Christie
AC , the Duchess of Death, produced eighty books, including sixty-six novels and detective fictions, and fourteen of short stories as well as poetry and suspense drama. At the height of her career she...
Publishing Evelyn Underhill
After she met Rabindranath Tagore , then at the height of fame, in 1912, EU went on to write three reviews of his books for the Nation. The two maintained a friendship and correspondence...
Reception Anna Akhmatova
She had already, in 1964, been awarded the Italian Etna-Taormina Prize, and had travelled to Sicily to collect it.
Feinstein, Elaine. Anna of all the Russias: The Life of Anna Akhmatova. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
UNESCO declared that 1989, the centenary of her birth, should be known as the Year...
Residence Ling Shuhua
He had led the Sino-British Cultural Association since 1944 and was now newly appointed as Chinese representative to UNESCO . In this capacity he spent his time in both London and Paris.
Welland, Sasha Su-Ling. A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters. Rowman & Littlefield.
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Between 1355 and 1366: The first surviving road-map of Great Britain,...

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Between 1355 and 1366

The first surviving road-map of Great Britain, now known as the Gough Map after the antiquarian Richard Gough , was produced.

16 November 1945: UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific,...

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16 November 1945

UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) was founded; its remit was promoting international co-operation in matters of education, science, and culture.

6 September 1952: Forty countries subscribed to the protocols...

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6 September 1952

Forty countries subscribed to the protocols of the Universal Copyright Convention (held under the auspices of UNESCO ) in Geneva, Switzerland).

27 May 1973: The Soviet Union for the first time subscribed...

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27 May 1973

The Soviet Union for the first time subscribed to the protocols of the International Copyright Convention.
Maryles, Daisy. “Publishing”. The Americana Annual, p. 390.

21 March 2000: World Poetry Day was observed for the first...

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21 March 2000

World Poetry Day was observed for the first time; the celebration was established by UNESCO during its thirtieth session, in Paris in October-November 1999.
“World Poetry Day 21 March”. United Nations.

15, 17 June 2011: The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) released...

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15, 17 June 2011

The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) released a digitized version of documents, photos, banners, and personal mementoes from the struggle of British women for suffrage, housed at the Women's Library and the British parliamentary archives.
Doherty, Teresa. Emails to the Women’s History Network.


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