In 2014, the International Assembly of independent Publishers!
After the first six preparatory and thematic workshops that were held from November 2012 to December 2013, the seventh and last workshop of the Assembly will take place from 30th April to 2nd May in Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. This workshop will gather 15 publishers and digital experts around the topic: “Digital publishing: What issues for bibliodiversity in the Arab-speaking world?”. More information to come soon!
From 17th to 22nd September, the Cape Town meeting (South Africa) will conclude the International Assembly of independent publishers. More than 50 independent publishers from 40 countries will meet in Cape Town for an intercultural and interlinguistic event in favor of bibliodiversity.
For more information, get in touch with the Alliance team and download the document below.
André Schiffrin, the Alliance has lost a fellow traveller
André Schiffrin, great independent publishing figure, passed away on this Sunday 1st December 2013 in Paris. His work and his analysis (“L’édition sans éditeurs”, “Le contrôle de la parole”…) took an essential part in the creation of the Alliance, back in the 2000s.
In the current context of the International Assembly of independent publishers, and remembering André Schiffrin had taken part in the Paris Assembly in 2007, the Alliance has lost a fellow traveller –his memory and his reflections will keep on being with us. Independent publishers from all over the world are paying him a tribute here.
Book donations hinder local publishing, a Malagasy publisher’s perspective
Malagasy publisher Marie Michèle RAZAFINSTALAMA introduces here the book donations situation in Madagascar and presents proposals for a “mastered” book donation, taking the local book chain into account.
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“Translation and Globalization”, the new issue of Bibliodiversity!Edited by Gisèle Sapiro, the number 3 (February 2014) of the journal Bibliodiversity is
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