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Postgraduate Open Day - Publishing

Potential postgraduate applicants to the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies are warmly invited to attend the University Postgraduate Fair on Wednesday 21 February 2007.  Find out more about the MAs in Publishing, International Publishing, Publishing & Language, and the European Master in Publishing.

Please join us at the Arts & Humanities stand from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.

For general information about the Postgraduate Fair, please call +44 (0)1865 483713, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or see the Postgraduate Fair website.

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Philip Pullman, Master Storyteller published

Claire Squires of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies publishes this week her book Philip Pullman, Master Storyteller: A Guide to the Worlds of His Dark Materials. The book, published by Continuum, is the first comprehensive and authoritative study of the great writer. Importantly, the book informs readers about the contexts, sources and influences behind the trilogy, and examines the controversies and debates that have surrounded the trilogy and its creator, since its publication. This book focuses on Pullman's central achievement with His Dark Materials, but it also considers his entire oeuvre.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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