Writing Articles for International Publication in Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Date:
  • Location: Online, through Zoom
  • Organiser: Uppsala Forum för Demokrati, Fred och Rättvisa
  • Contact person: Mattias Vesterlund
  • Workshop

This workshop for researchers seeking to publish in peer-reviewed journals focuses on the key criteria involved in journal editors’ selection processes and peer-review, and how to meet them.  Based on the inside knowledge of an experienced academic publisher, it is designed to develop essential skills in writing articles in order to increase researchers’ chances of placing their work in premium scholarly journals, to the benefit of their academic profile and career prospects. 

There will be a mixture of presentation, discussion, interactive exercises and hands-on writing tasks, together with extensive handouts for reference.  Topics covered include: 

·        Why publish, and where to publish?

·        What journal editors look for

·        Addressing your readership

·        Writing tips

·        Presenting a scholarly argument

·        Use of secondary scholarship

·        Case studies and their larger implications

·        Peer Review

·        Open Access

·        Writing an Abstract

Workshop tutor Josie Dixon is an international publishing and research training consultant. Following a 15-year career in academic publishing as Senior Commissioning Editor at Cambridge University Press and Director of the Academic Division at Palgrave Macmillan, she has given training workshops for postgraduates, postdoctoral researchers and staff in the arts, humanities and social sciences in over 100 universities in the UK, USA, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

The Workshop takes place between October 5-7. Last day for registering for the series is September 24. Maximum number of participants is 16.

For more information and registration to the workshop, please contact mattias.vesterlund@ires.uu.se