Wed 21 February 2018 at 12.05 pm
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.
Tue 20 February 2018 at 12.30 pm
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
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.
Wed 7 February 2018 at 12.05 pm
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.
Tue 7 November 2017 at 12.05 pm
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.
Thu 2 November 2017 at 6.30 pm
Thursday 2 November 2017
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.