logo_pds14If you don’t want to miss out on the future of publishing in the humanities, save this conference date: From the 12.11. – 14.11.2014 publishers, authors, researchers, programmers, designers, artists, hackers and entrepreneurs will discuss new developments in publishing and communication at Leuphana University’s conference in Lüneburg, Germany.

The Postdigital Scholar: Publishing between Open Access, Piracy and Public Spheres” will discuss new publishing trends, look at collaborative writing experiments and platforms for multimedia publishing. Our aim is to explore new tools and practices for gathering knowledge in order to seek out what this elusive thing could be: postdigital knowledge.

Date: 12. – 14.11.2014
Location: Lüneburg, Germany

We warmly welcome you to take part and very much hope to see you in November. So please save the date and register for free here.


The Futures of Writing
Clare Birchall (Kings College)
David M. Berry (U Sussex)
Geert Lovink (Institute for Network Cultures Amsterdam)

Let Us In! The Central Role of the Library
Lambert Heller (Leibniz U Hannover)
Thomas Stäcker (HAB)
Soeren Pold (Universität Aarhus)
Corinna Haas (ICI Berlin)
Gudrun Gersmann (KWI) – requested

The Philosophy of the Book and Its Changes
Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Modern Language Association/NYU)
Christoph Bläsi (JGU Mainz)

Scholarly Publishing in the Eye of an Entrepreneur
Kathryn Eccles(Oxford Internet Institute)
Felix Evert (De Gruyter)
René König (KIT)

Piracy and Open Access
Gary Hall (U Coventry)
Bodo Balasz (UVA)
Henry Warwick (U Toronto)

The Mess That Open Access Has Become
Janneke Adema (Coventry)
Nathaniel Tkacz (U Warwick)
Armin Beverungen (Leuphana U)
Martin Haspelmath (EVA MPG)

Post-Digital Publishing: The Fate of Publishers
Douglas Sery (MIT)
Tariq Goddard (Zone Books)
N.N. (Suhrkamp)

Books as Data
Bernhard Rieder (UVA)
Melissa Terras (UCL) – requested
Stefanie Posavec (Designer) – requested

The Art of Hybrid Publishing
Florian Cramer (HS Rotterdam)
Silvio Lorusso (UAV University of Venice)

Christian Heise


Research Associate at the Hybrid Publishing Lab and Member of Board of the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany, currently working on his Ph.D thesis about Open Science. More about me...

2 responses to

  1. Will all the speakers at the conference be presenting in English (noting that this webpage is in English, but the registration forms are all in German)?

    • Hi Michelle,

      sorry, that was the wrong link. I updated the Post and now it will be in english again. The conference will be in english.


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