books

Call for Proposals: "The Digital Nineteenth Century" series announced by Palgrave Pivot and NINES

PalgraveMacmillan has announced a new series on “The Digital Nineteenth Century” within their increasingly popular mini-book publication series: Palgrave Pivot.

Palgrave Pivot was launched in 2012 and the works are usually between 25,000 and 50,000 words in length. Ordinarily they are turned around–after a peer review process–in under 12 weeks.

With the recent announcement they are teaming up with NINES and its director, Andrew M. Stauffer, to create a new series looking at nineteenth century research and its relationship with the digital humanities. (more…)

Getting Your Academic Work Published

On 5 June 2014 I attended the “Getting Grants, Getting Published and Staying Sane: Life After the PhD” event at the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London organised by HistoryLab+. Links to the full “series” can be found here.

The bread and butter work of the academic world is undoubtedly the publication of research. Consequently, appreciation of the challenges and opportunities available to PhD students after their graduation is important. Emma Brennan, Barry Doyle and Jane Winters explored this important area in session 3. (more…)