Past Events

Mon 12 April 2010 at 10.00 am

International Publisher Training Programme April 2010

Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies

12-16 April 2010

Join us here in Oxford in advance of the 2010 London Book Fair for a 5-day International Publisher Training Programme

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Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Consultancy and Training

Mon 29 March 2010 at 5.00 pm

Michael Bhaskar, Nobody Knows Anything - especially publishers

Michael Bhaskar, Digital Publishing Manager, Profile Books

Taking Place: Room BG01, Buckley Building, Gipsy Lane Campus

Michael Bhaskar is the current Digital Publishing Manager at Profile Books, where he is developing their ebook programme. Previously at Pan Macmillan from 2007 to 2010, he developed the digital programme from scratch. He will be talking about the challenges for big and small companies in the digital world, and how, when it comes to ebooks, publishers are misinformed. Michael also writes for BookBrunch.

All are welcome to attend.

Type of Event: Publishing Seminars

Wed 24 March 2010 at 6.30 pm

OPuS event: The Societal Tsunami

Social media and social networking in publishing

Taking Place: Gipsy Lane Campus, Oxford Brookes University

Speakers: Sam Missingham (The Bookseller) and Davina Quarterman (Wiley-Blackwell)

Do you tweet? Are you connected to the blogosphere? Do you have a Facebook profile?

For those of you who don’t have a clue what we’re on about, welcome to the brave new world of social media and social networking.

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Type of Event: External Publishing Event

Wed 17 March 2010 at 12.05 pm

Emma Barnes, How to get ahead with Digital Publishing

Emma Barnes

Co-founder and Managing Director of Snowbooks, an independent publisher

Director, OnixCentral, a xml-based software supplier to the publishing industry

snowbooks.com

onixcentral.com

Lunchtime Digital Seminar

Room BG11, Buckley Building

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Mon 15 March 2010 at 5.00 pm

Research seminar: Clive Stanhope, Audiobooks

'Audiobooks: A Whole New World of Bibliophilia or Infantilising Literature?'

Taking Place: Fuller Lecture Theatre

Clive Stanhope is Managing Director of the independent UK-based audiobook publisher CSA Word. Having worked for 20 years in the music industry, he moved into the world of audiobooks on the recommendation of his friend, the actor Martin Jarvis, who suggested a collaborative effort on a compilation of short stories.  Widely respected, the CSA Word list now includes the books of George Orwell, PG Wodehouse, Graham Greene, and Evelyn Waugh read by such high-profile names as Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Emilia Fox, and Richard Dawkins. 

Type of Event: Publishing Seminars

Wed 10 March 2010 at 4.00 pm

Department of Arts Research Seminar: Adam Chodzko

 

Taking Place: RHB115

Adam Chodzko

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Type of Event: Brookes University

Tue 9 March 2010 at 9.00 am

Working in Publishing 2010

Tuesday 9 March 2010

An annual event at Oxford Brookes for our undergraduate and postgraduate students, Working in Publishing Day offers a day of advice and networking with industry professionals. There are panels of recruitment professionals as well as our alumni, and in the afternoon we run a speed-dating session with a large number of publishing companies.

If you are a publisher or in publishing recruitment, and you would like to be involved, please get in touch with Catherine Foley:

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Type of Event: Publishing

Wed 3 March 2010 at 12.05 pm

Simon Juden, The Future of Digital Publishing

Dr Simon Juden

Chief Executive, Publishers Association

Lunchtime Digital Seminar

Room BG11, Buckley Building

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Fri 26 February 2010 at 11.00 am

Postgraduate Open afternoon for the School of Arts and Humanities

Taking Place: Buckley Building, Oxford Brookes University

The School of Arts and Humanities will be holding a postgraduate open afternoon on 26 February 2010. You will have the opportunity to speak to course tutor, take a campus tour, meet current students and find out about our courses and admissions procedures. The marketplace will also have information about accommodation at the university, and finance issues.

The event takes place from 11am to 1pm.

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Wed 24 February 2010 at 12.05 pm

Stuart Lee, Crowd-sourcing and Digital Collections

Lunchtime Digital Seminar

Dr Stuart Lee (Director, Computing Systems & Services - Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS))

Taking Place: Room G515, Gibbs Building

Stuart Lee is Reader in E-learning and Digital Libraries and Project Director of the First World War Poetry Digital Archive digitisation project and Great War Archive Initiative

 

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Wed 17 February 2010 at 12.05 pm

Robin Harvie, How I learned to stop worrying and love the eBook

Robin Harvie, Editorial Director, The Friday Project

HarperCollins

Lunchtime digital seminar

Room BG11, Buckley Building

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Thu 11 February 2010 at 2.00 pm

Certificate Programme in Journals Publishing

Come and join this programme beginning in February 2010. Enhance your knowledge of journals publishing and gain a professional qualification, recognised by ALPSP, from Oxford Brookes University.

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Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Consultancy and Training

Wed 10 February 2010 at 6.30 pm

OPuS International Evening 2010

OPuS Event

International evening 2010 - Brazil

Drinks: 18:30  

Sponsored by Shaw Gibbs LLP

www.shawgibbs.com

Tickets on sale now!

February blues? Not with OPuS!

We heat up the grey February with the spirit of samba, as we make Brazil our theme for the annual OPuS International Evening.

Come and meet new people and old friends! Eat, drink and be merry, with members of the publishing community from all around Oxfordshire.

The ticket price includes a banquet of Brazilian food, drink and music.

Tickets: £12 for OPuS members, £15 for non-members.

Buy your ticket now from your company OPuS rep, or from .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Type of Event: External Publishing Event

Wed 10 February 2010 at 12.05 pm

Liz Marchant, Digital Publishing at Pearson Education

Dr Liz Marchant, Head of Publishing: Science and ICT

Pearson Education

Lunchtime digital seminar

Room BG01, Buckley Building

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Wed 3 February 2010 at 6.00 pm

David Fickling, The Unicorn and the Lion

Why stories are dangerous

Taking Place: Main Lecture Theatre, Gipsy Lane Campus

Do people ever really treat stories as truths? When, in our reading experiences, do stories emerge as truth? The way in which our values are nurtured and imprinted by stories indicates the importance of storytelling - so, is it possible to divide between reality and fiction, story and truth?

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Type of Event: Publishing

Sat 30 January 2010 at 9.00 am

New Delhi World Book Fair

New Delhi World Book Fair

30 January to 7 February

Following the success of the previous mission to India in 2008, the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, the Publishers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild are jointly organising a trade mission to Delhi in February 2010. The mission will include attendance at the Delhi Book Fair, presentations from key booksellers, bookshop visits, a matchmaking session with local publishers and a presentation from a selection of distributors.

For more details, please go to the news item about the mission.

Type of Event: Publishing

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