Publishing News

MA in Book History and Publishing Culture now enrolling

The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies has launched a new MA in Book History and Publishing Culture for September 2010.

This course in now enrolling.

This is a taught master’s course that focuses on the theory and practice of authorship, textual production, dissemination and reception in the period 1870-present day. It considers transitions in the publishing industry and the material conditions under which literary text has been produced, in national and international contexts.

Further Information is available on the MA in Book History and Publishing Culture page.

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OICPS at the 2010 London Book Fair

The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies was widely represented at the 2010 London Book Fair. Our students assisted the LBF with organising seminars during the fair itself,  and we also ran four extremely well-attended seminars  on a wide variety of topics chaired by academics from the Centre, including one on  the “Mid-list crisis”  which featured in the Bookseller.com the following day. We also held a very lively and well-attended reception at our booth on the Tuesday evening.  Despite the lower attendance figures, traffic to the OICPS booth was steady, and there was lots of interest in our MA in Publishing, our Certificate in Journals Publishing, and our bespoke training and consultancy work

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MA Publishing scholarships available for 2010 entry

A range of scholarships are available for students starting one of the MAs in Publishing in the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies in September 2010.

The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies is delighted to offer the following scholarships for students entering postgraduate courses in 2010-11:

  • Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies Scholarship (International)
  • John Henry Brookes Scholarships (Home/EU and International)
  • Cambridge Publishing Scholarship (Home/EU and International)
  • Hachette UK Publishing Scholarship (Home/EU)
  • Macmillan Publishing Scholarship (Home/EU and International)
  • Stationers' Foundation (UK resident)

These scholarships are available to applicants who have accepted the offer of a place on the MA programmes. Further details are available here.

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Angels Are Tomorrow’s Vampires – Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2010

This March a group of 12 Oxford Brookes publishing students went to visit the 47th Children’s Book Fair in Bologna. A beautiful book fair, many interesting dialogues and a very pleasant visit to an Italian publishing house were awaiting the students, not to mention the charming city of Bologna, the Italian cuisine and warm temperatures.

Our Senior Lecturer, Beverley Tarquini, provided us with the perfect ‘survival package’, including maps and information about ‘the best pizza place in town’, where we all met on the Wednesday evening and got into the right mood for the book fair.

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Culture Report – Europe reads

Published in March 2010 this new edition of the European Culture Report addresses issues around reading in Europe. For some, the book is an object of great desire; for others, a vehicle for professional success: each and every author has a very personal relationship with a book. Can literature strengthen a sense of European identity? What role does literature play in Europe?

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 26 Apr 2010 around 11am

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Bookcareers.com jobs initiative

The merits of social networking sites such as Twitter and LinkedIn in job hunting were among the topics discussed at the Oxford Bookcareers.com  job club held at Oxford Brookes University in March. Guest speaker Claire Russell, HR Advisor at John Wiley & Sons, Oxford, outlined Wiley’s recruitment procedures, and initiated a lively discussion on how to look for a job, how to write the best CV and  interview tips and techniques.

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Announcing the British Book Design and Production Awards 2010

The BPIF, Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association are pleased to announce the launch of the British Book Design and Production Awards 2010.

Download the PDF below for the call for entries form.

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Graduation of MA Publishing class

There was a high turn-out at graduation day on Saturday 10 April from the MA Publishing class of 2008/9. In warm Spring sunshine, graduates mingled with their former classmates and chatted to families and course tutors. News was swapped whilst sipping bubbly and tackling the scones and cream. Hats were thrown aloft as the class celebrated together their degrees and the various prizes awarded.

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OXDOX and publishing

OXDOX is an international documentary film festival that started in Oxford in 2002, and takes place at the end of April each year. The venues for the 2010 OXDOX Festival were Europe's oldest museum, the Ashmolean, and Europe's oldest cinema, The Ultimate Picture Palace.

The festivals are archived here

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Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01 Apr 2010 around 3pm

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New brochure for BA Publishing Media

Now available is our new leaflet for the BA Publishing Media programme. It takes into account recent changes in the course, which provide an emphasis on the latest digital developments alongside the business and culture of publishing.

Publishing is one of today’s leading creative industries. This varied and fast-changing subject provides an intellectually exciting combination of academic and professional challenges. At Oxford Brookes the degree covers publishing in all its forms, especially book, magazine and digital publishing, and all our students have the opportunity to do work experience during the course.

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 23 Mar 2010 around 9pm

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