10 April 2017
CFP: Utopia, Now! / Abstract Deadline: 2 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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.…
10 April 2017
CFP: Waste: A Symposium, Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 (Birkbe…
6 April 2017
UWE Bristol joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
30 March 2017
The Shakespeare Poster
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 …
28 March 2017
CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
20 March 2017
CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
14 March 2017
Maastricht University joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 growi…
1 March 2017
JER Launch Party Recordings
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 focu…
1 March 2017
CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 1 June, 2018
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
27 February 2017
UiT The Arctic University of Norway joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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…
1 February 2017
Tilburg University joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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, …
31 January 2017
C21 Special Issue “Melancholy Islands”
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
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 spe…