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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 / Abstract Deadline: 1 May 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-10

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

UWE Bristol joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-04-06

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

The Shakespeare Poster

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-30

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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-27

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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-20

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

Maastricht University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-14

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

JER Launch Party Recordings

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-03-01

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: 1 June, 2018

CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 1 June, 2018

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-02-28

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

UiT The Arctic University of Norway joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-02-27

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

Tilburg University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-31

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”

C21 Special Issue “Melancholy Islands”

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-31

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

Sacred Heart University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-24

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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Launch Party for the Journal of Embodied Research, Weds 8 Feb 2017

Launch Party for the Journal of Embodied Research, Weds 8 Feb 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-23

Birkbeck, University of London, the Open Library of Humanities, and the University of Huddersfield will be co-hosting a launch party in Bloomsbury, London for the Journal of Embodied Research. Join us in celebrating the launch of this important new video essay journal on the Open Library of Humanities' publishing platform – the party will take place on Wednesday 8th February, 6-8pm in The [...]

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CFP: What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

CFP: What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-23

The crisis and collapse of Marxism as the dominant paradigm of left intellectual thought undoubtedly remains one of the most seismic shifts in the ideological history of the late twentieth century. With the collapse of actually existing socialism in the Soviet Union, the pressure of postmodern concepts, and the rise of new social protest movements in the spheres of  race, gender, and sexual [...]

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Boston University joins OLH LPS model

Boston University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-05

We are extremely pleased to announce that Boston University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Boston University is a major research institution seeking knowledge and creating breakthroughs in everything from African studies to zebrafish genetics. The University is a member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only group of 62 of [...]

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