Past Events

Wed 21 February 2018 at 12.05 pm

Publishing Solutions from Ixxus

Carl Robinson - Senior Consultant (Ixxus)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, JHB 301, 12.05-12.55

Carl has been in publishing since 1995 and has worked for Pearson Education, Macmillan Education and Oxford University Press. At Ixxus, Carl’s focus is upon helping clients look at business vision, goals and strategies around their content and tooling to enable flexibility and readiness to meet the ever-changing demands of the digital market.

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 20 February 2018 at 12.30 pm

Working in Publishing 2018

Networking with the industry

An annual event for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, Working in Publishing Day offers an afternoon of advice and networking with industry professionals, including Brookes alumni. This year over thirty companies from all sectors of publishing will participate in the speed-dating session in the afternoon - many of them are our alumni. 

Headline speakers have included Richard Charkin, David Shelley, Joanna Prior, and Jamie Byng. This year we are delighted to welcome Mark Allin, CEO of Wiley from 2015 to 2017.

Type of Event: Publishing

Fri 9 February 2018 at 7.00 pm

London Bookshop Crawl Weekend

Jess Kidd interviewed by Sarah Franklin

Sarah Franklin, Senior Lecturer at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, will be interviewing novelist Jess Kidd at Blackwell's, High Holborn on Friday, 9th February as part of the third annual London Bookshop Crawl weekend.

The London Bookshop Crawl weekend is a non-profit organisation set up to boost sales in independent bookshops during the typically quiet month of February. It hosts a range of events across the weekend, throughout a number of bookshops across London, as well as organising group tours of bookshops and operating as a meet-up for likeminded literary types.

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Type of Event: Publishing | External Publishing Event

Wed 7 February 2018 at 12.05 pm

Creating digital products for the educational market

Marc Bloch and Sze-Kie Ho (Pearson Education)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, JHB 301

Marc Bloch, Head of Digital Learning Services, Pearson Education and Sze-Kie Ho, Product Manager at Pearson will talk about creating digital products for the educational market.

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 7 November 2017 at 12.05 pm

Doctor Zhivago – The Whole Story

Anna Pasternak (acclaimed author, journalist and columnist)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, JHB Chakrabarti Room, 12.05-12.55

On the 60th anniversary of the publication of Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak’s great niece, Anna Pasternak, tells the true story behind the publication of Doctor Zhivago. Pasternak’s iconic love story, set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, won him the Nobel Prize for literature, became a weapon the Cold War and was banned in Russia for over thirty years. The true story is as much a thrilling literary espionage, as a chronicle of a publishing sensation.

Type of Event: Publishing | Publishing Seminars

Thu 2 November 2017 at 6.30 pm

The Future of Illustrated Publishing - OPuS event

Thursday 2 November 2017

6:30 Drinks
7:00 – 8:30 Talks and Q&A
Free to OPuS members / Non-members £10

Taking Place: Headington Hill campus, Oxford Brookes University, Willow Buildings

Come along to the OPuS November event where we will hear about the future of the illustrated publishing sector. From co-editions to print-on-demand, this is a fascinating area of the industry which is seeing significant developments - our speakers will detail their own experiences in this sector to date and look at some of the challenges it is facing, and the potential solutions for illustrated publishers in the years to come.

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Type of Event: Publishing | External Publishing Event

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