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Books and Reading in Age of a Media Overload

By the Book 2. Publishing studies conference

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Publié le jeudi 11 décembre 2014 par Céline Guilleux

Résumé

This two-day conference brings together scholars from the field of publishing studies to examine key issues around the digital transformation of the book, as well as to discuss the developing field of publishing studies.

Annonce

Argument

This two-day conference brings together scholars from the field of publishing studies to examine key issues around the digital transformation of the book, as well as to discuss the developing field of publishing studies.

This is the second conference to bring together researchers and teachers of publishing studies from a range of countries.  Participants in By the Book2 are welcome from all over the world. Also invited are industry practitioners who wish to contribute to the debates.

Guidelines submission

Proposals are invited for individual paper presentations or themed panels (with two or three contributors). The proposal should be of around 250 words together with a short biography of the participant/s. Subject to peer review, a selection of the best papers will be published in the premier publishing journal Logos.

Papers for submission to the conference should be sent to Miha Kovač at: miha.kovac@mkz.si

by 31 January 2015

Conference committee

  • Benoȋt Berthou, University of Paris 13 (LABSIC)
  • Ernst-Peter Biesalski, HTWK, Leipzig
  • Alberto Cadioli, University of Milan
  • Pascal Durand, University of Liège
  • Miha Kovač, University of Ljubljana
  • Angus Phillips, Oxford Brookes University (Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies)
  • Adriaan van der Weel, University of Leiden

Associate partners

  • Association for Publishing Education
  • Brill

Fee

The fee for attendance at By the Book2 or the presentation of a paper (given it is accepted) is 200 euros. There is a reduced rate of 100 euros for PhD students who are not in tenured positions. This year there will be some accommodation available at the conference venue, the Villa Finaly, but equally delegates are free to make their own arrangements in the city. Delegates are responsible for their own travel arrangments.

Lieux

  • Florence, Italie

Dates

  • samedi 31 janvier 2015

Mots-clés

  • book, reading, innovation, culture

Contacts

  • Berthou Benoît
    courriel : benoitberthou [at] gmail [dot] com

Source de l'information

  • Benoit Berthou
    courriel : benoit [dot] berthou [at] univ-paris13 [dot] fr

Pour citer cette annonce

« Books and Reading in Age of a Media Overload », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le jeudi 11 décembre 2014, http://calenda.org/309682