• 23 June 2016
  • 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Paul Mellon Centre

The event is geared towards early career art historians who have yet to publish widely and wish to learn more about the field of art historical publishing, but is also open to a more general audience of scholars. Each panelist will speak for approximately 10 minutes about their particular area of expertise and institution, before engaging in discussion with each other, and answering questions from the audience.

Confirmed speakers

Professor Mark Hallett is Director of the Paul Mellon Centre, and has recently published his tenth book. He will discuss his career as an author of art history and say a little about PMC publications

Tom Nickson is Lecturer in Medieval Art at The Courtauld Institute of Art and will talk about developing his first, awarding-winning, book and publishing with a US University Press.

Emma Brennan is Editorial Director of History, Art History and Design at Manchester University Press and will discuss how to approach a university press and the process of developing a thesis into a book for first-time authors.

Lucy Clark is the Commissioning Editor at Lund Humphries, a commercial Publishers of books on fine art, decorative arts, architecture, design and photography. Lucy will talk about the kind of opportunities to turn research into widely read and commercially viable books that are available, approaching a commercial press, and the kind of collaborative projects you often work on.

See https://ecrbritishart.wordpress.com/ for more information about the Early Career Resarchers in British Art Network