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The Shakespeare Poster

Just in time for the Renaissance Society of America's 2017 conference in Chicago (where our Editorial Director Dr Caroline Edwards will be discussing open access publishing on a digital humanities panel), we're delighted to be able to launch the next poster in our OLH Poster Series – The Shakespeare Poster. Designed by acclaimed publishing graphic […]

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CFP: Pride Revisited: Cinema, Activism and Re-Activation / Abstract Deadline: 31 May, 2017

Following the success of the symposium PRIDE and its Precursors: Political Mimesis, Nostalgic Dissidence and Popular Film, held at the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image in December 2015, we invite submissions for an Open Library of Humanities journal special collection on Pride, the LGBTQ and coalfield cinema that preceded, influenced and coincided with it, […]

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CFP: Remaking Collections / Abstract Deadline: 15 May, 2017

Image adapted from Tim Sherratt’s project Open With Exceptions (2016). Used with permission. In recent decades cultural and collecting institutions have digitised their collections en masse. These digital collections are vast, diverse and dispersed, challenging traditional modes of management, access and engagement; but they also constitute an immense cultural resource. As well as supporting traditional uses in […]

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Maastricht University

Maastricht University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Maastricht University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with more than 16,000 students and 4,000 employees, is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative education model, international character and […]

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JER Launch Party Recordings

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: 15 August, 2017

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 […]

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UiT Arctic University of Norway

UiT The Arctic University of Norway joins OLH LPS model

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 […]

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Tilburg University

Tilburg University joins OLH LPS model

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 […]

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C21 Special Issue “Melancholy Islands”

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 […]

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Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University joins OLH LPS model

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 […]

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