Tuesday 9 August 2016 10am-6pm, University of Stirling
This one-day event will guide participants to understand & develop new approaches to academic publishing in the Arts & Humanities. The schedule combines talks from invited experts with practical sessions to introduce, discuss & evaluate key skills & contemporary practices in academic publishing. Sessions are themed around the following core topics, with an emphasis on useful tips & techniques for postgraduate students:
- Current practices & future models of peer review
- Academics’ experiences of editing & reviewing
- Tips and guides: how to be a successful reviewer & editor
- Introduction to open access platforms & initiatives
- Preparing work for publication
- Postgraduate perspectives on academic publishing
Speakers & Session Leaders:
- Nick Canty (Information Studies, University College London), Co-Investigator on the AHRC Academic Book of the Future research project & former commissioning editor & publisher
- Dr Gillian Tasker (Publishing Scotland), Book Marketing Manager at Publishing Scotland & former Editor in Chief at Cargo Publishing
- Dr Stephen Burn (School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow), Reader in English Literature who has published & edited academic books & articles on contemporary fiction, and regularly reviews fiction for the New York Times Book Review & the Times Literary Supplement.
The event is co-funded by SGSAH & the Academic Future of the Book, travel bursaries are available for postgraduate students within Scotland – see the SGSAH guidance on travel & subsistence for more details.
The event is free to attend, but registration is essential: https://academicpublishingconference.eventbrite.co.uk
For a full schedule, see https://peerreviewproject.wordpress.com/conference
For more information & further details, please contact Dorothy Butchard, email@example.com.
First published: 29 July 2016