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ANNAMARIA TAGLIAVINI

Biographical note:

Annamaria Tagliavini is a feminist researcher, librarian, and activist in the fields of documentation and training. She was trained as a philosopher, with a particular interest in the intersections of science and culture, and worked in publishing as an editor for Rivista di filosofia, Intersezioni, and L'informazione bibliografica, all published by Il Mulino, as well as on various school text projects.

In 1989, she became a staff member of the Orlando Association and the next year joined the managing board of its Women's Documentation Center. When this became a National Library in 1993, she became its Director and worked to develop working relationships with similar documentation centers nationally and internationally. In 1997, Tagliavini became a member of the governing council of the European women's studies network, which comprises eighty universities and research centers. She has also been active in a UNESCO-University of Bologna project to train Mediterranean women as journalists, and participated in workshops for this purpose in Cairo and Tunis. Tagliavini has organized many international conferences including the Fourth European Feminist Research Conference held in Bologna in 2000.


Bibliography:

  • "Between Memory and Invention: Toward a National Women's Library in Italy." In Women, Information, and the Future. Edited by Eva Steiner Moseley. Ft. Atkinson, WI: Highsmith Press,1999.
  • "Between Politics and Culture: The History and Activity of the Women's Documentation Center in Bologna." In The Power of the Word II: Women's Voices and the New European Order. New York: Women's WORLD, 2000.

 

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Director, Biblioteca Nazionale delle Donne

Biography

Interview (in Italian) with Annamaria Tagliavini by Michela Turra, "Libri e Internet per la donna del Duemila."

"Between Memory and Invention: Toward a National Women's Library in Italy." In Women, Information, and the Future. Edited by Eva Steiner Moseley. Ft. Atkinson, WI: Highsmith Press, 1999.