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Study: What freedom of publishing for independent publishers?

Call for proposal – looking for an author The Alliance aims to produce an unprecedented study about freedom of publishing, listening to the independent publishers about the following questions: What are the different infringements of freedom of publishing for independent publishers, in their countries? How do they face these threats in their daily professional life? How do the publishers resist, preserve and defend their freedom of publishing? How do they circumvent censorship? Can we (...)

2017 programme of the Alliance

Read on the attached document the 2016 highlights and the 2017 plan of the Alliance!

Focus

logoPublishers portraits

Discover and understand publishers’ backgrounds and their publications, and listen to the voice of independent publishers… consult unprecedented publishers portraits in this section! In the context of a partnership with online magazine ActuaLitté, an interview with a publisher member of the Alliance is regularly published. Discover the interviews: Élodie Comtois (Écosociété publishers in Québec), Samar Haddad (Atlas Publishing in Syria), Marie Michèle Razafintsalama (Jeunes malgaches in (...)

logoEuropean collectives and International Committee of independent publishers meeting, Paris, 15-17 October 2016

Representatives from 6 European collectives (Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Russia and Switzerland) will meet in Paris, at the invitation of the International Committee of independent publishers (ICIP). The main objectives of this meeting are to share knowledge, discuss business issues, plan partnerships, and build the foundations for future exchanges. This is only the first step towards strengthening an independent publishing open to the world, and guaranteeing bibliodiversity. A part (...)

logoInternational Bibliodiversity Day, 21 September 2016

Bibliodiversity… it is the daily life of independent publishers, what drives them. Why make it a special day, then? To celebrate Spring Day in the Southern Hemisphere, for books to occupy public spaces, to share, connect, exchange, discuss, and have fun… Because diversity of ideas is essential to the construction of democratic societies, because independent publishers are its actors, together with authors, translators, illustrators, booksellers, librarians… This year, some planned festivities (...)
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