HIRMEOS Final Workshop Shaping new Ways to open the Book, Marseille, 2 June 2019

The HIRMEOS project is looking for members of the research community and scholarly communication experts who are interested in contributing to its workshop Shaping new Ways to Open the Book by participating as a discussant. The HIRMEOS consortium will cover travel and accommodation costs of the selected participants.

Applicants will be invited to share their feedback during the open floor discussion following these four presentations:

The workshop will take place on the 2nd of June in Marseille, France as a side event of the Elpub Conference. Applications are welcome from every member of the research community (scholars, librarians, publishers, other professionals) interested in the topic, but applications coming from early-career researchers and professionals are particularly encouraged.

Successful applicants will receive a grant to support their travel costs to Marseille and a maximum of 2 hotel nights. Travel grants will be assigned continuously until the extinction of the budget.
The registration to the Elpub Conference is not supported by the grant.  

If you are interested, please send your CV and a short statement (no longer than 8-10 sentences) on how you could contribute as a discussant to our workshop as soon as possible to Andrea Bertino (bertino@sub.uni-goettingen.de).  

To better plan the organization, we kindly invite all those interested in attending the workshop to register here .


from 9:15 Registration

9:45 – 10:00 Welcome

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 13:00 HIRMEOS contribution to enhancing Open Access monographs

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30 Writing, publishing and reading Open Access monographs: perspectives from early-career researchers

  • Marina Bantiou. Creating New Communities through Open Access
  • Samuel Moore. No amount of Open Access will fix the broken job market: publication strategies for early-career Open Access advocates in the humanities
  • Nelson Henrique da Silva Ferreira. Editing science: issues for achieving formal uniformity and academic criteria in the current context of Open Science
  • Erzsébet Toth-Czifra, Towards an interactive map of Open Access book publishers

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break

15:45 – 16:45 Open floor discussion on the present and future of Open Access monographs. Chair: Sofie Wennström

16:45 – 17:00 Conclusions

Flash Call for Discussants
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