Previous Publishing Seminars

Tue 31 October 2006 at 05.00 pm

‘The Elephant and the Rat: Innovation in Publishing’: Richard Charkin

Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies

Publishing Research Seminar

Taking Place: Buckley BG11 in Semester 1 2006

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Global publishing is dominated by a handful of very large conglomerate companies: the ‘elephants'.  How do such big beasts respond to changing consumer behaviour and technologies?  How do big organisations remain innovative in the face of competition?  And how can they continue to create and sustain successful new business models?  Drawing on examples including the controversial Macmillan New Writing, Richard Charkin will address these challenges, asking how the elephant can make itself as fleet-footed and successful as the rat.

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Tue 10 October 2006 at 05.00 pm

‘Editorial Reflections: Cultural Expression and Children’s Publishing’: Laura Atkins

Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies

Publishing Research Seminar

Taking Place: Buckley BG11 in Semester 1 2006

With immigration and multiculturalism dominating national debate, it is important to consider the implications of cultural diversity for the children's publishing industry. By 2010, one in five school children in the UK will be from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds, a reality not reflected in the books currently produced. Publishing is a notoriously white, middle class profession, which inevitably affects the acquisition and editorial process for stories written by authors from outside of the dominant culture. In this talk, Laura Atkins will reflect on her experiences editing multicultural picture books, and discuss her research on how the publication process has affected children's books written by non-white authors in the UK.

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Mon 13 March 2006 at 05.01 pm

Museum Publishing

Sally Hughes (Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies)

Type of Event: Publishing Seminars

Mon 20 February 2006 at 05.00 pm

ELT Publishing

Catherine Kneafsey (Oxford University Press)

Type of Event: Publishing Seminars

Mon 6 February 2006 at 05.00 pm

The Oxford Text Archive

history, problems, and possibilities for the future

Dr James Cummings (Oxford University Computing Services)

Taking Place: R115, Richard Hamilton Building in --

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Tue 22 November 2005 at 05.00 pm

Manuscript in Print: the Ink and Paper of Alternative Comics

Emma Tinker (University College London)

Taking Place: Room 115 in the Richard Hamilton Building in --

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