Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group

Sponsoring body: Social Science Libraries

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 the 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…

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Religions: Libraries and Dialogue, Special Interest Groups

Last update: 29 March 2016

Latest News

New RELINDIAL publication: Libraries at the Heart of Dialogue of Cultures and Religions: History, Present, Future

This book is the publication of the proceedings of the Relindial satellite meeting of Paris (2014)

26 May 2016

The program of the IFLA WLIC 2016 Relindial session is available

The program of the SIG Relindial session (n. 155) "Connections. Collaboration. Community" during IFLA Congress is available

25 May 2016

Program of the Satellite meeting "Fostering Global Communication among Religions and Libraries"

The program of the Satellite meeting "Fostering Global Communication among Religions and Libraries" (Columbus, OH, 12 August 2016) is available.

11 May 2016

Upcoming Events

2016 August

IFLA RELINDIAL SIG Satellite Meeting 2016

12 August 2016 (Columbus (USA), Ohio Dominican University 1216 Sunbury Road)

IFLA WLIC 2016 Congress Session 155

16 August 2016 (Greater Columbus Convention Center, C213/215)

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