Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Open Access Publishing: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Deciding if it is Right for You

Dear H-HRE Readers, 

Open Access is reshaping the scientific world by making research available to the masses while, at the same time, putting a tremendous burden on researchers who don't have the financial resources to support Open Access publication.

Stephanie Paalvast, head of Open Research at Brill Publishers will speak with Avi Staiman, CEO of Academic Language Experts about:

  • How you should decide if your research should be published open?

  • The finances of publication fees (APC’s) for open research and how to negotiate a better rate

ANN: The Prawer Lecture of the English Goethe Society (for graduate students)

The English Goethe Society invites entries for the inaugural Prawer Lecture, to be held on 27 January 2022. This new annual lecture will promote the work of outstanding graduate students working on any aspect of literature, culture and history in the German-speaking world from 1700-1900. Further details about the lecture can be found here:


CFP - Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival

Join us online for the University of Kent’s seventh annual MEMS Summer Festival.

This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages applications from a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and domestic culture. MEMS Fest aims to be an informal space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and foster conversations, whilst building a greater sense of community.


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