Conferences

APRIL 12 ENID BLYTON (1897-1997) A celebration and reappraisal of Britain's most-read children's writer. Organised by the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature. For all for whom Blyton was or continues to be a major if flawed literary figure. Speakers include children's novelists Anne Fine and Helen Cresswell, and Professor Fred Inglis of Warwick University. At Digby Stuart College, Roehampton Institute, London, 10am-4.30pm. Details: 0181 392 3008.

APRIL 25-27 ADULT EDUCATION: THE PROCESS OF LEARNING Organised by Educational Centres Association at Grosvenor House Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon. Presentations and workshops include: Disability Discrimination Act; cooperative education; education in prisons: is it really necessary?; and everyday learning: a process of gap filling. Speakers include: John Dovell, former governor of Kingston Prison, Portsmouth. Fee: Pounds 35-Pounds 155 (residentialnon-res, membernon-member and day rates available). Details: Susan Dickinson, 01329 315753.

MAY 2 NAZI GERMANY AND THE HOLOCAUST Organised by Imperial War Museum at Spiro Institute, Kidderpore Avenue, London NW3, for sixth-form and college groups. Speakers: Dr Mark Levene, Warwick University, on "Who was guilty? German responsibility for the Holocaust: the current controversy"; and Jack Kagan, partisan, survivor and researcher, on "Resistance: Bielsky's partisan brigade". Fee: Pounds 6. Details: 0171 416 5000.

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