7 September, 3 - 6:30pm

Design History Society Annual Publishing Workshop 2022

The Design History Society will host a hybrid Publishing Workshop in conjunction with the 2022 annual DHS conference, hosted from Izmir, Turkey. The workshop is free and open everyone, including those not registered for the main conference, but to secure a place participants must book in advance.

If you wish to participate in this workshop, please register for a place on the Eventbrite links below before 11:59pm GMT+1 on 23 August 2022. When booking, please indicate whether you will be attending in person, or virtually. Early booking is recommended because numbers are strictly limited to a maximum of 30 participants. English language will be used in this workshop. Speakers of all languages are welcome.

In-person and Zoom details will be circulated the day before the event

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Session 1

Publishing Workshop Session 1 – Postgraduate students and Early Career Researchers 1500–1705 (GMT+1 hour), 1700–1905 (Turkish time)

Confirmed Editors: Priscila Farias, Daniel J Huppatz, Sarah Lichtman, Claire O’Mahony, John Potvin.

Aimed at postgraduate students and early career researchers in design history, design studies and related fields, this practical session will introduce attendees to key aspects of academic publishing. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their skills and understanding, regarding how to write a good abstract. They will also receive advice from Editors of the Journal of Design History about how to prepare written work successfully for submission to peer-reviewed publications and what to expect from the editorial process.

1500–1550 GMT+1 hour/1700–1750 Turkish time Writing Abstracts for publication.
1615–1705 GMT+1 hour/ 1815–1905 Turkish time Writing for peer-reviewed publications.

Each of the two sessions will include an introductory talk and practical small group discussions in breakout rooms. One week before the workshop, an abstract and article accepted for publication by the Journal of Design History will be sent out to participants, as a case study to read before the session. When registering for a workshop place on Eventbrite, participants are encouraged to submit an abstract (200 words approx) that they have written in the English language, so they can get feedback on it during the workshop. Abstracts should be emailed to the DHS Administrator at designhistorysociety@gmail.com by 23 August 2022.

Session 2

Publishing Workshop Session 2 – Academic Publishing: From Submission to Acceptance 1730–1830 (GMT+1 hour), 1930 – 2030 (Turkish Time)

Aimed at experienced researchers, early career researchers and postgraduate students, Session 2 will address the theme of ‘Academic Publishing: From Submission to Acceptance’. Editors will give 6–8 minute papers about how the theme relates to their publication(s). They will then join a 20-minute discussion, which will address questions posed by the audience.

Confirmed Speakers Session 2:

- Grace Lees Maffei, Chair of Editorial Board, Journal of Design History.
- Martha Bailes, Publisher, Oxford University Press.
- Libby Davies, Assistant Editor, Bloomsbury Publishing.
- Stephen Knott, Editor, Journal of Modern Craft.
- Paul Stirton, Editor-in-Chief, West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History and Material Culture.