Publishing Workshop, National Library of Ireland, 13 October 2018



The Irish Association of Professional Historians is pleased to hold a workshop on publishing in the new seminar room of the National Library of Ireland on Saturday, 13 October.


Time: 10am – 2pm, Saturday 13 October

Location: New Seminar Room, National Library of Ireland

A limited number of places are available for this workshop.

Sign up: Email to reserve a place.

Fee: Free for IAPH Members.

There will be a €10 charge for non-members (this can be paid via PayPal by clicking the “Add to Cart” button at the bottom of this web-page, or it can be paid on the day.)

10am – 11.30am: Published Historians Panel

  • Dr Liam Chambers (Head of History, Mary Immaculate College and joint editor of Irish Historical Studies)
  • Dr Ann Buckley (Medieval History Research Centre, Department of History, Trinity College Dublin)
  • Paul Manzor (Publications Manager, Eneclann).

11.30 – Tea/coffee

Light refreshments will be served during this break

12.00pm – 1.30pm: Publishers Panel

  • Christabel Scaife (Senior Commissioning Editor, Literary Studies & Irish Studies, Liverpool University Press)
  • Conor Graham (Editorial Assistant, UCD Press).

1.30pm – 2.00pm: Final Session

There will be a roundtable discussion to conclude the workshop.

A range of issues concerning academic publishing will be addressed during the day including:

  • writing a journal article;
  • the peer review process;
  • writing book proposal;
  • turning your PhD into a monograph;
  • putting together an edited collection;
  • online publishing;
  • finding the right fit with a publisher;
  • creating a relationship with publishers and editors;
  • funding your book and applying for publishing grants;
  • re-drafting a book;
  • publicity and PR for your book;
  • following up with the second book!


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