Roundtable by Roger Malcolm Haydon (Cornell University Press) on "Nuts and Bolts of Publishing an Academic Book"

Workshops on Academic Practice
CEU Community + Invited Guests
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Gellner room
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:30pm
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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

The Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations cordially invites you to a roundtable



(Cornell University Press)


"Nuts and Bolts of Publishing an Academic Book"


hosted by

Achim Kemmerling

(Director of Doctoral School in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy and Assoc. Prof. for Political Economy, Department of Public Policy, CEU)


date and time: 24 September, 2013 (Tuesday) 16:30

venue: CEU, Gellner room


reception to follow


Roger Haydon will address some of the FAQ of the publishing business: when and how to contact a publisher; how a proposal should look like; how to think about a publishing strategy; where to publish; and what kind of products publishers and readers like. The discussion will be interactive and complements the individual consultations.


About the lecturer

Roger Malcolm Haydon is an Acquisitions Editor, Senior Editor, and now Executive Editor at Cornell University Press, where he is responsible for Press publications and program decisions in politics, international relations, area studies (esp. Asian Studies), political theory, aesthetics.  Acquire on average 25-30 new books per year.

Previously he was an Associate (i.e., managing) Editor at International Organization, a journal published by the University of Wisconsin Press and then MIT Press and a Technical Writer at the Departments of Education and Communications Arts, Cornell University.


The event is part of the WORKSHOPS ON ACADEMIC PRACTICE series.