A Swiss Academic Powerhouse Steps Onto the World Stage

The CEO of Peter Lang, an international publishing group, is now one of six owners pivoting the company to face outward from Bern. Four years ago, she says, the company was 'very good at hiding.' The post A Swiss Academic Powerhouse Steps Onto the World Stage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference

The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi. The post Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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On the world stage, Nancy Reagan found the role of a lifetime

The first lady saw herself as a key supporting player for her husband, writes Karen Tumulty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sharjah Becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital With a ‘Scheherazade’ Stage Premiere

In its newly commissioned stage production, the emirate Sharjah has opened its year as UNESCO's World Book Capital with a new tale for the ancient canon of the Arabian Nights. The post Sharjah Becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital With a ‘Scheherazade’ Stage Premiere appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo 2017: Isla Fisher Steps onto a New Stage

Over 25 years, actress and comedian Isla Fisher has played a variety of film and television characters, but her hands-on favorite role has always been that of mother to her three children with fellow comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Is Academic Research Too Hard To Read? The Academics Say Yes

In a survey conducted by Emerald Publishing, researchers say they're not satisfied with how academic publishing presents their work. The post Is Academic Research Too Hard To Read? The Academics Say Yes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Arvon takes inclusive steps for 50th anniversay and Borthwick steps down

National writing charity Arvon has made a raft of changes to encourage inclusivity, through discounted places for young people and online tutorials, as part of its 50th year celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Hot Topics in Chinese Academic Publishing

Top-tier Chinese universities—namely Peking University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, and Zhejiang University—lead the pack in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: New Titles from Chinese Academic Presses

Deploying a heavier editorial hand in tweaking research-laden content into accessible pages is becoming de rigueur. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Major Chinese Academic Presses

According to the 2016 China Statistical Yearbook, China has about 110 university presses and 3,650 research and development institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, and China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Distribution of Academic Titles

Textbooks for primary through junior high schools (the compulsory school years) fall under the Chinese government’s procurement program and are usually purchased in bulk and supplied to schools and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: The Academic Book Market in China

When Shanghai Jiaotong University hosted a fourth forum of China’s academic publishers last month, however, the consensus among the speakers was that the sector’s “Going Out” strategy is now entering its 2.0 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Social Sciences Academic Press

As its name suggests, SSAP is the go-to publisher in China for scholarly titles in the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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J&J's World Cup Campaign Barely Mentions Soccer or World Cup

No soccer players, no references to Rio de Janiero or Brazil. Is this any way to launch a World Cup campaign?Johnson & Johnson thinks so. The official health-care sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is kicking off its U.S. marketing effort for the games by hardly mentioning them.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Bringing the World to Your Door: Spotlight on Arabic Literature and Culture

In this panel—scheduled for May 24, 1–2 p.m. ET; moderated by Ed Nawotka, PW’s bookselling and international editor; and presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award—Tahera Qutbuddin, a professor of Arabic literature at the University of Chicago; Michael Cooperson, an American author, translator,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Black professor in Baltimore, bridging two worlds

Lawrence Jackson grew up in a mostly Black neighborhood, Park Heights; now he lives in a mostly White one, Homeland. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Powerful stories in 'Letter to a Stranger' will transport you around the world

The L.A. Times Book Clubs reads 'Letter to a Stranger,' a new collection that celebrates the serendipity of chance encounters. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Academic Publishing: AUPresses’ 91 Design Winners and Ukraine Content

A competition in academic publishing design and an aggregation of content relative to Ukraine from the Association of University Presses. The post Academic Publishing: AUPresses’ 91 Design Winners and Ukraine Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Romance Set in the Book World: Is It Just Me, or Is It a Trend?

Books about books have always been super popular, but there are a lot of romance novels set in the publishing world in 2022. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Preaching in a Different World: PW Talks to Touré Roberts

Touré Roberts, founding pastor of one of Los Angeles’s largest churches and son-in-law to megachurch pastor T.D. Jakes, debunks myths about how to manage one’s work, family life, and well-being in a new book, 'Balance: Positioning Yourself To Do All Things Well.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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