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Framing the debate (II) Historical Discourses: The Struggle for Both the Past & Future of the Book

Underneath the second part of the 2nd chapter of my thesis. For the first part, see here.         Representationalist discourse If we look at this debate between Johns and Eisenstein … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Framing the debate (I). Historical Discourses: The Struggle for Both the Past and Future of the Book

I haven’t posted extracts of my thesis here for a while, although fragments have made their way through some of the papers, presentations, publications, introductions, reviews and invitations I have … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Last weekend I gave a paper at the Resurrecting the Book conference in Birmingham, organised by The Library of Birmingham, Newman University, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

OAPEN-NL Final Report

Last Tuesday, during Open Access Week, the final report of the OAPEN-NL project was presented at the seminar ‘Open Access for academic books in the Netherlands’. As one of the … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Materialities of Text

New Formations recently published a very exciting new issue, edited by Sas Mays and Nicholas Thoburn on ‘Materialities of Text: Between the Codex and the Net’. Gary Hall and I … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

#OAbooks in the HSS: Contexts, Conversations, Technologies and Communities of Practice

Last week I attended the first major conference entirely dedicated to Open Access books in the HSS, in the British Library, organised by OAPEN and JISC. The two-day conference had … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Forget the Book

Yesterday I attended the excellent event Forget the Book: Writing in the Age of Digital Publishing, at Goldsmiths, University of London. The event was organised by Sarah Kember and Benjamin … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

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