Publishing News

John Mitchinson Podcast

John Mitchinson of the QI Club & Bookshop, recently spoke at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies. John's seminar, entitled 'Touching Paper: the Post-Internet Bookshop', ranged from the place of independent bookselling in the age of the superstore and the online retailer to the calcium content of woodlice.  Intrigued?  His talk is now available as a podcast.

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 27 Nov 2006 around 1pm

Filed Under Publishing

Essential Information for Postgraduate Applicants

An Essential Information for Applicants document is now available for anyone considering applying for a postgraduate programme at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies.

If you are considering applying for any of our postgraduate courses, please read this document to find out more about the MA in Publishing, MA in International Publishing, MA in Publishing and Language and the European Master in Publishing.  It includes details of work experience and internship possibilities, and new modules in Children's Publishing and Magazine Publishing available from 2007-8.

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 24 Nov 2006 around 11am

Filed Under Publishing

British Book Design and Production Awards 2006

Angus Phillips and Adrian Bullock from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies were in attendance and presented the awards in the categories of Scholarly, Academic and Reference (won by Thames and Hudson) and Secondary Education (won by Philip Allan Updates).

Full News item here

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 23 Nov 2006 around 9am

Filed Under Publishing

Hillebrecht article promotes European Master in Publishing

In Medienwirtschaft (Issue 4/2006), a major magazine serving the publishing and media sector in Germany, Steffen Hillebrecht of HTKW Leipzig has written about the European Master in Publishing.  The full article is available here.

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 20 Nov 2006 around 11am

Filed Under European Publishing

The Chark Speaks…

Richard Charkin, Chief Executive of Macmillan and author of the most influential blog in the publishing world, visited Oxford Brookes University on 31 October 2006 to give a talk at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies. Mae Dagre, MA in Publishing student, reports on his talk: 'Richard Charkin's creatively-titled research seminar - 'The Elephant and the Rat: Innovation in Publishing' - explored areas surrounding the impact of size and ownership of publishing houses on innovation, the different strategies pursued by editors when developing new titles and Charkin's extensive industry contacts and personal experience surrounding innovation.

 

Full News item here

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03 Nov 2006 around 9am

Filed Under Publishing

Marielle Sutherland presents ‘Sound and Silence in Rilke’s “Sonnets to Orpheus�’

On Thursday October 19th Marielle Sutherland, Lecturer in German Studies, gave a paper as part of the Cultures of Modernism Research seminar series, at the Institute for Historical and Cultural Research at Oxford Brookes University.

Full News item here

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 27 Oct 2006 around 5pm

Filed Under Research

Dr Dervila Cooke at the International Workshop on “Le Conte�

Dr Dervila Cooke recently attended the International Workshop on “Le Conte – Oral and Written Interfaces” held at Queen's University, Belfast.

Full News item here

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 27 Oct 2006 around 5pm

Filed Under Research

History Lecturer wins European Funding

Dr Marius Turda, Marie Curie Fellow and Academic Fellow in Twentieth Century Central European Biomedicine in the History Department, has been awarded a large conference grant by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung.  Together with Dr Sevati Trubeta (Osteuropa Institut der Freien Universität Berlin) and Dr Christian Promitzer (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Institut für Geschichte/Abteilung für Südosteuropäische Geschichte) he will be organising an international meeting on  "Hygiene - Health Politics - Eugenics: Engineering Society in Twentieth-century Southeastern Europe", to be held at the Osteuropa Institut der Freien Universität Berlin on 31 May - 2 June 2007. He was awarded 10,000 EUR towards the costs of the conference. 

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 25 Oct 2006 around 2pm

Filed Under Research

Publishing’s First Podcast

The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies' first podcast is now online!

Laura Atkins' session in the Publishing Research Seminar Series, 'Editorial Reflections: Cultural Expression and Children's Publishing', is now accessible to everyone as a podcast, along with an accompanying Powerpoint presentation.  In the talk, Laura Atkins reflects on her experiences editing multicultural picture books, and discusses her research on how the publication process has affected children's books written by non-white authors in the UK.

Full News item here

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 25 Oct 2006 around 11am

Filed Under Publishing

Frankfurt Book Fair

Students and staff from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies recently returned from the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Thirty-two postgraduate students and three members of staff attended Frankfurt Buchmesse 2006, which is the biggest book fair in the world.  Students met with a variety of publishing companies, including Berg, Nelson Thornes, Infinite Ideas, Attwooll Associates, Usborne Publishing (pictured, with Elizabeth Wright of Usborne) and Pearson Education.  They also had the opportunity to discuss work experience and career opportunities, and to discover more about global trends in the publishing business.

During the trip to Germany, students and staff also went back in publishing time to visit Mainz, home to the fifteenth-century printing press and its inventor Gutenberg.

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 09 Oct 2006 around 9am

Filed Under Publishing | European Publishing

Page 38 of 50 pages

« First  <  36 37 38 39 40 >  Last »