The Hakluyt Society invites anyone interested in editing primary source texts for publication for its *free* editorial workshop:
Hakluyt Society Editorial Workshop
Friday 20 March 2020
Institute of Historical Research, London
Location: Wolfson Conference Suite, Institute of Historical Research, North Block, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
No charge; to register, please email Jim Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org
The aims of the workshop are to encourage interest in the academic editing of texts for publication and to offer practical support and advice to those engaged on editing projects. While the emphasis will be on the Society’s approach to text editing, the workshop will be of value to anyone involved with or contemplating such work. There is no charge and lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend, please simply email email@example.com.
From 10.00 Coffee
10.30 Welcome and introduction from the President
10.45 Professor Trevor Levere will reflect on his work as volume editor for our most recent publication, The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, RA, the Naturalist in H.M.S. Alert, 1875-1876.
11.30 Dr Maurice Raraty, ‘The Travels of Purwalelana: Experiences of a Neophyte Series Editor’
12.00 Professor Joyce Lorimer, ‘Working with your Series Editor’
12.30 Dr Guido van Meersbergen: ‘Scoping and Planning a Major Project: The Norris Embassy to Mughal India’
1.00 – 1.45 Lunch.
Afternoon chair: Professor Joyce Lorimer
1.45 The Hakluyt Society Pub Quiz
2.15 Professor Michael Brennan, ‘Editing English Travellers to Venice: 1450-1600 – Multiple Texts and Images’
3.00 Dr Gloria Clifton, ‘Images, Permissions and Copyright’
3.20 Dr Julia Leikin, ‘Russian Faith, Honour, and Courage: Capturing John Elphinstone’s travels with the Imperial Russian Navy, 1769-1770’
3.40 Coffee or tea
3.50 Dr Katherine Parker on preparing proposals for Hakluyt Society volumes
4.10 (or thereabouts) ‘The Brains Trust’ with panel members Dr Gloria Clifton, Captain Mike Barritt and Professor Will Ryan, and participation encouraged from the room.