Welcome to the festival!

Wiley Humanities Festival 2017
Wiley Humanities Festival Day 1

Day 1

A Conversation with Christian Barry, Editor of the Journal of Political Philosophy
Christian Barry, Professor of Philosophy and Co-Editor of Journal of Political Philosophy sits down with Sarah Scoffield from Wiley’s Global Research Team to discuss the advantages of being an early career researcher, the issues they face, and his own experiences when starting out in his career.

Interview with Miranda Richardson, Editor, International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
Miranda Richardson speaks to her experience working with early career researchers and informs that styling and format could be a waste of time.

Humanities Publishing 101
Publishing in the Humanities? We can help you! Join Wiley for a FREE webinar panel discussion from notable journal editors and scholars based around your needs as a researcher. You’ll hear advice on the best practices to getting published and discover the unspoken rules of publishing research in the Humanities.

Early Career Researcher Highlight: Joel Michael Reynolds
Joel Michael Reynolds of The Hastings Center speaks to the challenges faced by early career researchers and the ethics and politics of publishing and citation.

Early Career Researcher Highlight: Tara Copplestone
Tara Jane Copplestone informs on her unique research of gaming and Archaeology and why it is important to question everything.

Let’s see you! Enter our Photo Competition
Post a picture of you and your friends and your institution using #HumFest17 and be the winner we already know you are!

The PhD Has Been Completed and Accepted. Now What?
Dr. Stephen G. Brown, Editor of The Ecumenical Review, recommends what to do now that (or when) the PhD milestone has been achieved.

What to Expect When Publishing Your Research
Matthew McCormack, Professor of History and editor of Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, takes your side while sharing some best practices of publishing your research.

Early Career Researcher Highlight: Dr. Joan Redmond
Joan Redmond Lecturer of Early Modern British History at King’s College London speaks to how you can’t let “perfection” get in the way of getting things done and how, despite the difficulty, patience is a virtue.

Early Career Researcher Highlight: Dr. Pavlov Bargár
Overcoming your human nature and other excellent advice from Pavol Bargár, Protestant Theological Faculty at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.

Day 2

 

The Marathon of Publishing
Douglas Porpora, Professor of Sociology and Editor of Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior on the pace and pains of the publishing journey.

Interview with Steffan Davies, Editor of German Life and Letters
Steffan Davies of University of Bristol and Editor of German Life and Letters says you should have “something to say” if you want to get published.

Early Career Researcher Highlight: Dr. Emily Baker
Emily Baker from Birkbeck, University of London speaks of limiting regret and projecting confidence.

Humanities Publishing 101
Publishing in the Humanities? We can help you! Access the recorded webinar panel discussion from notable journal editors and scholars based around your needs as a researcher. You’ll hear advice on the best practices to getting published and discover the unspoken rules of publishing research in the Humanities.

Comedy Researcher Speaks to the Difficulties, Rewards of Her Publishing Journey
Dr. Krista Bonello R. Giappone informs early career researchers of the challenges of publishing research.

Let’s see you! Enter our Photo Competition
Post a picture of you and your friends and your institution using #HumFest17 and be the winner we already know you are!

Early Career Advice from the Desk of Gregory Currie, Executive Editor of Mind & Language
Gregory Currie speaks to his experience in working with early career researchers on papers submitted to Mind & Language.

A Publishing Perspective: Early Career Scholar and Humanities Journals Manager
Dr. Guillaume Collett offers his unique perspective in publishing in the Humanities at the same time as taking a critical eye to academic posts at higher education institutions.