Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group

Sponsored by: Social Science Libraries Section

RELINDIAL, the Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group is dedicated to libraries serving as places of dialogue between cultures through a better knowledge of religions.

SIG-RELINDIAL became a reality in April 2012 and held its first meeting at the IFLA 78th WLIC in Helsinki, Finland, August 2012. The meeting attracted people from five continents representing 16 countries. A lot of religions are included in the collections of the attendees at the RELINDIAL SIG meeting: for example, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Judaism, Baha'is…

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Religions: Libraries and Dialogue, Special Interest Groups

Last update: 29 June 2018

Latest News

Documents online presenting the “Relindial Cartonera” project

A special page is dedicated to the “Relindial Cartonera” project.

15 June 2017

Proceedings of the IFLA RELINDIAL SIG Columbus satellite meeting (2016) have been published

Fostering Global Communication Among Religions and Libraries The proceedings of the satellite meeting organized in 2016 in Columbus by Relidial and ATLA are available online

2 May 2017

New address for the Relindial Cartonera Project

The Relindial Cartonera Project has now its own e-mail address

10 March 2017

Upcoming Events

"Global Arts and the Islamic World: Documenting Islamic Arts Worldwide"

23 August 2018 (Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Relindial business meeting

26 August 2018 (Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Room 302)

IFLA WLIC 2018 Congress Session 246

29 August 2018 (Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Conference Hall 3)

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