Past Events

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:

catherine.foley@brookes.ac.uk

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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 secretary@opusnet.co.uk

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

Fri 29 January 2010 at 9.00 am

Shifting Ground Study Day 2010

Shifting Ground: A study day in Popular Music and Publishing

The Oxford Brookes Popular Music Research Unit in collaboration with The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies kick-started their new research project ‘Shifting Ground’ with a study day providing a forum for the discussion of issues, both contemporary and historical, in the area of music publishing.

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Type of Event: Publishing

Tue 15 December 2009 at 7.30 pm

The Lion Lounge Duels: The Battle for Oxford

Lion Lounge Press is proud to present the first of many Duels. The Albion
Beatnik in Oxford has graciously offered up its domain for the evening in
question, and for this wondrous occasion is going to metamorph into a
festive highbrow arena, a flaming creative writing colosseum of
sophisticated pleasures, where four erudite writers will be pitted against
both each other and a Lion that's packing fancy words and a bundle of
surprises, with nothing but a quill and their wits to defend themselves
with.       

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Type of Event: External Publishing Event

Fri 27 November 2009 at 5.00 pm

Nightfair Before Christmas at OVADA and Gloucester Green Big Screen

Taking Place: OVADA and Gloucester Green, Oxford

OVADA presents Nightfair Before Christmas, an affordable art fair showcasing the best emerging art students from the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art and Oxford Brookes Fine Art. It will include a range of value for money art and vintage fashion for purchase along with music and much more. Nightfair will extend to Modern Art Oxford as part of their Christmas Light Night Yard Party.

5 pm – 10.30 pm

In tandem with Nightfair the Gloucester Green Big Screen will showcase a series of selected short film and video works from the Ruskin School, Oxford Brookes Fine Art and Oxford Brookes Film Studies.

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