Publishing for Early Career Historians Workshop, London

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Date / time: 9 February, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wolfson Conference Suite, Institute of Historical Research

Publishing for Early Career Historians Workshop, London

Sponsored by the Royal Historical Society (RHS), the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), and the University of London.

Following on from fantastically attended and delivered events in Glasgow and Leeds, this workshop is specifically for postgraduate research students and early career researchers in History, primarily those at universities in the South and in London. Academic representatives from universities in London and the surrounding area, the Royal Historical Society and the Institute of Historical Research will provide a day-long workshop on publishing. The workshop will focus on the editorial process and peer review, journal articles, monographs and Open Access. In addition to focused presentations in these areas, students will be able to spend time with journal editors, book series editors, senior academics and RHS and IHR staff, learning more about pathways to publication of research. By providing high levels of discipline-specific training and advice for developing high quality publication, this workshop will better prepare participants for the academic job market and the REF. Those not anticipating academic careers will nonetheless benefit from detailed information about publishing historical research and scholarship. A rare opportunity to gain information, practical advice and insight form senior academics who know the publishing process intimately as both researcher and editor.

Speakers currently include:

  • Dr Philip Carter (Institute of Historical Research)
  • Prof. Simon Newman (University of Glasgow, RHS)
  • Prof. Penny Summerfield (University of Manchester, RHS)
  • Prof. Jane Winters (School of Advanced Study, RHS)
  • Prof. Emma Griffin (University of East Anglia & RHS)
  • Prof. Margot Finn (University College London, RHS)

This workshop is free for eligible PGR students (who are enrolled in universities in and around London) and Early Career Researchers (who have not yet published a monograph, and are employed by universities or are resident in and around London and the South). However, places are limited and attendees must register in advance of the workshop.

Please click here for the full schedule and to register.

Contact Person: Jon Newbury