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OLH to publish multi-lingual journal on Foucauldian research

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-24
OLH to publish multi-lingual journal on Foucauldian research

We’re really pleased to announce that the OLH will be publishing the interdisciplinary journal, Le foucaldien, from Summer 2017. Based on the well-established foucaultblog, founded by humanities scholars at the University of Zurich in 2013, Le foucaldien is a peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to research along the lines of the philosopher and historian Michel Foucault [...]

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OLH and Liverpool University Press join to flip subscription journal open access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-20
OLH and Liverpool University Press join to flip subscription journal open access

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has entered into a partnership with Liverpool University Press to convert the journal Quaker Studies from a subscription journal into a full, gold open-access journal. Quaker Studies is a highly respected inter- and multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal that has, according to one reviewer of the journal’s OLH [...]

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CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-10
CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017

Utopia, Now! Chelsea College of Arts, 29th-31st August 2017 The sixth and final symposium of the Imaginaries of the Future Leverhulme International Research Network   “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.” – Martin Luther King “We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable – but then, so did the [...]

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CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-10
CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017

CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion Birkbeck, University of London, 21 September 2017 A one-day event to be held at Birkbeck College, University of London, on 21 September 2017.   Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck, University of London) Dr Leo Mellor (University of Cambridge) Dr Rachele Dini (UCL / [...]

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UWE Bristol joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-06
UWE Bristol joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that UWE Bristol has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. UWE Bristol is a University Alliance university with a common mission to make the difference to our cities and regions. UWE Bristol uses its experience of providing high quality teaching and research with real world impact to shape higher education and research [...]

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The Shakespeare Poster

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-30
The Shakespeare Poster

Just in time for the Renaissance Society of America's 2017 conference in Chicago (where our Editorial Director Dr Caroline Edwards will be discussing open access publishing on a digital humanities panel), we're delighted to be able to launch the next poster in our OLH Poster Series – The Shakespeare Poster. Designed by acclaimed publishing graphic designer, Becky Chilcott, the series [...]

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CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-27
CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017

Following the success of the symposium PRIDE and its Precursors: Political Mimesis, Nostalgic Dissidence and Popular Film, held at the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image in December 2015, we invite submissions for an Open Library of Humanities journal special collection on Pride, the LGBTQ and coalfield cinema that preceded, influenced and coincided with it, and the diverse forms [...]

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CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-20
CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017

Image adapted from Tim Sherratt’s project Open With Exceptions (2016). Used with permission. In recent decades cultural and collecting institutions have digitised their collections en masse. These digital collections are vast, diverse and dispersed, challenging traditional modes of management, access and engagement; but they also constitute an immense cultural resource. [...]

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Maastricht University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-14
Maastricht University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Maastricht University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with more than 16,000 students and 4,000 employees, is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative education model, international character and [...]

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JER Launch Party Recordings

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-01
JER Launch Party Recordings

On Wednesday 8th February, the Open Library of Humanities and the University of Huddersfield co-hosted a party at Birkbeck, University of London to celebrate the launch of the OLH's new Journal of Embodied Research. The journal is the first peer-reviewed, open access, academic journal to focus specifically on the innovation and dissemination of embodied knowledge through the medium of [...]

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CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 15 August, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-02-28
CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 15 August, 2017

April 2018 will see the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement, the central protections of which are currently under threat from the Brexit negotiations, special elections and the RHI Scandal. This special issue will discuss the impact and legacy of this Agreement on social, political and cultural life in Northern Ireland. The Agreement has proven strangely resilient. It [...]

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UiT The Arctic University of Norway joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-02-27
UiT The Arctic University of Norway joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that UiT The Arctic University of Norway has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the platform covers its costs by payments from an international library [...]

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Tilburg University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-31
Tilburg University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Tilburg University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions pertaining to such matters. The Open Library [...]

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C21 Special Issue “Melancholy Islands”

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-31
C21 Special Issue “Melancholy Islands”

We've just published Vol. 5, No. 1 of C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings, a special issue on the subject of "Melancholy Islands" edited by Dr Caroline Magennis (University of Salford) and Dr Alex Beaumont (York St John University). As the Editors' Introduction explains, this special issue interrogates whether ‘melancholia’ continues to be a useful critical concept with which [...]

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Sacred Heart University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-24
Sacred Heart University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Sacred Heart University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Sacred Heart University, contemporary in spirit and thinking, is rooted in the liberal arts and Catholic intellectual traditions. Its mission is to educate the whole person while preparing students to lead and serve in the world today. The Open Library [...]

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