Conference
3rd Europan Encounters on Children's Literature


 

Friday, November 30 , 2012, Paris (BnF)
Conference organised by Bibliothèque nationale de France
Centre national de la littérature pour la jeunesse
La Joie par les livres

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  These biennial meetings bring together various experts from all over Europe who work in the field of books for young people. Through discussions and exchanges, authors and illustrators, publishers, researchers, librarians and teachers will reflect on the creation of comparative literature in Europe, as well as publishing practices, mediation and promotion, from the point of view of a common professional culture, founded on mutual knowledge.
   
   
         
  Simultaneous translation in English will be provided    
       
 
Programme

9h00

 

Opening

     

9h15

 

Welcome
Jacqueline Sanson, Director General of the BnF

     

9h30

 

Introduction
Timothée de Fombelle, writer

     
Morning   Roads to creation in Europe

 

 

Moderator: Jacques Vidal-Naquet, BnF

     

9h45

 

The circulation of texts and creators in Europe in the beginning of the 20th century

   

The French publisher Union Latine d’Editions : Spanish children’s literature in France during the 1920s
Anaïs Gonzalez-Suescun,
teacher, researcher at University Rennes 2

   

How did the tales of the Capek brothers arrive to France?
Marie-Pierre Litaudon, researcher at Université Rennes II and IMEC

     
11h15

 

Break

     
11h30  

Picture books in the United Kingdom

 

 

Translating the Visual: Storming the bastion of the British picture book
Martin Salisbury, teacher of illustration at Cambridge School of Art, director of the Centre for Children's Book Studies

 

 

Is British illustration also European?
Panel chaired by Nathalie Beau, BnF
Professor Martin Salisbury, Axel Scheffler, illustrator and Deirdre McDermott, Picture Book Publisher at Walker Books

     

13h00

 

Lunch

     

Afternoon

  Publishing practices, mediation and promotion in Europe
   

Moderator: Nathalie Beau, BnF

     
14h00   Publishers
   

Meeting with Fausta Orecchio and Simone Tonucci, founders of Orecchio Acerbo, about the  new trends in publishing picture books in Italy

   

Meeting with Svein Størksen, founder of Magikon Forlag, a Norwegian publishing house that opens its catalogue widely to European illustrators.

     
15h00  

Organizations and projects for reading promotion 

   

Teaching reading skills
Reflecting on the notion of « Leseförderung » in Germany by members of the Bundesverband Leseförderung of Stuttgart, Iris Wolf and Annette Meyer.

   

“Silent books. From the world to Lampedusa and back
An IBBY Italy project, by Deborah Soria, owner of Ottimomassimo, moving bookshop for children, member of IBBY Italy.

     
16h00   Break
     
16h15  

Authors

   

Meeting with Karin Serres, playwright and novelist, and Marianne Segol, translator, about experiences in multilingual playwriting carried out by Lab007. Moderation by Anne-Laure Cognet

   

Meeting with the Danish novelist Janne Teller about her book Guerre, et si ça nous arrivait ? especially written in different languages (Danish, French, Hungarian) according to the country of publication. Interview by Anne-Laure Cognet

     
17h15  

Discovering ten European picture books published in 2012
Professionals from various European countries present their favourite book.

     
17h45  

Presentation of diplomas to the French candidates for the Andersen award and to the IBBY 2012 Honour list nominees

     
18h00  

End of the day

   
         
 

You are welcome to visit the BnF stand after 19:00 located at G1 on the Ground Floor of the Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse de Montreuil. For access to the Book Fair, please apply for your entry credentials at the following address:  http://www.essential-web.com/salonlivrepressejeunesse/

     
         
 
Information
Registration
 

Free entry, registration required
Marion Caliyannis
Bibliothèque nationale de France
Département Littérature et art / Centre national de la littérature pour la Jeunesse
La Joie par les livres
Quai François – Mauriac - 75706 Paris Cedex 13
Tél. +33 (0)1 53 79 57 06 || Fax +33 (0)1 53 79 41 80
marion.caliyannis@bnf.fr  || http://lajoieparleslivres.bnf.fr

   
Place  
 

Petit Auditorium
Hall Est
Bibliothèque nationale de France
Quai François Mauriac
75013 Paris

   
     
         
         
         
 

Bibliothèque nationale de France / Centre national de la littérature pour la jeunesse - La Joie par les livres,
Quai François Mauriac, 75706 Paris Cedex 13 || tél. : 01.53.79.55.04 || fax : 01.53.79.41.80
http://lajoieparleslivres.bnf.fr || cnlj-jpl.contact@bnf.fr