LAHP Publishing workshop with Routledge

Date: 26th November 2018
Time: 9.30am-3.30pm
Venue: Room 246, Senate House

Are you thinking about getting published?  Are you interested in engaging wider audiences?

Whether you’ve got a promising idea, or you simply want to deepen your understanding of scholarly communication, this event will give you the opportunity find out more about the process of getting published.

LAHP will welcome the Routledge Arts & Humanities Books and Journal colleagues and some special guests to lead this workshop at Senate House on 26th November. The morning session will incorporate invaluable information and advice on how to have the best chances of publishing your first piece; as well as information on how to avoid common pitfalls. Lunch will be provided leading into an afternoon panel session offering useful insight into ways in which to engage with a wide audience and ensure your academic work has impact.

Come along to hear informative presentations, to ask questions, and to do some publishing networking!


9.30 Refreshments
10.00-10.10 Welcome and Introduction
Morning Session: How to get published
10.10-12.10 Publishing in a journal for the first time – hints and tips (Charlie Turpie, Editor of The London Journal, London Metropolitan Archives, UK)
Making the most of online publishing formats (Lucy Sheach, Managing Editor, Routledge)
Breakout groups – activity (tbc) with the view to gaining insights into student priorities
Publishing your first book (Tony Bruce, Senior Publisher, Routledge)
25/30 mins each followed by questions
12.10-1.00 Lunch (provided) and a further opportunity to network and ask questions
Afternoon Session: Impact and Engagement Panel (10 – 15min presentations + time for Q&A)
1.00-3.20 Simona Valeriani, Senior Tutor on the V&A/RCA Postgraduate Programme in History of Design
Stacey McGillicuddy, Publisher Routledge Arts & Humanities Journals
Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij Reader in Philosophy, Birkbeck College, University of London
Charlie Turpie, Editor of The London Journal, London Metropolitan Archives, UK
Jane Collins, University of the Arts, London and Co-editor of Theatre & Performance Design (TBC)


Wrap up and reflection 

Book your place using the online form by 22nd November at 1pm.
Places will be confirmed after the deadline.


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