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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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OLH digitally preserved in CLOCKSS

OLH digitally preserved in CLOCKSS

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-04

Although our platform has been part of the network for some time, we are very happy to announce the formal inclusion of the Open Library of Humanities in the CLOCKSS digital preservation system. CLOCKSS is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, international, and geographically distributed [...]

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Bielefeld University Library joins OLH LPS model

Bielefeld University Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-16

We are extremely pleased to announce that Bielefeld University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Bielefeld University was founded in 1969 with an explicit research assignment and a mission to provide high-quality research-oriented teaching. Today it encompasses 13 faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines in the humanities, natural [...]

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University of Zurich joins OLH LPS model

University of Zurich joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-14

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Zurich has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Zurich is one of the leading research universities in Europe and offers the widest range of study courses in Switzerland. The University is a leading player on the European research scene, and in many areas ranks among the very best [...]

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Whitworth Library joins OLH LPS model

Whitworth Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-09

We are extremely pleased to announce that Whitworth Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1890, Whitworth is a private, residential, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Whitworth’s mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of mind and heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow [...]

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CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-30

We’re delighted to announce the call for contributions for our fifth symposium, Utopia After the Human, to be held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from the 11-12th April 2017. It is free to attend and bursaries are available. Read on for more details… (this call is available as a.pdf) Call for Contributions What subjectivities exist within, against and beyond [...]

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Article published in OLH/Birkbeck Journal, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

Article published in OLH/Birkbeck Journal, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-28

We are delighted to announce that Professor Jason Camlot has won the prestigious Donald Gray Prize for best Victorian Studies essay from the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) for his article published in 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century (issue 21). The article ‘Historicist Audio Forensics: The Archive of Voices as Repository of Material and [...]

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