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Publishing in English Language Journals – Humanities & Social Sciences

26.09.2019, 9:00-17:00, Keplerstr. 2, Ground Floor R. 0.38 - Jakob Horstmann


Target Group
- Advanced Doctoral Candidates
- Postdoctoral Researchers
- Participants must belong to the faculties of Humanities or Social Sciences
This course aims to enable participants to successfully publish their English language articles in academic journals. It will create an understanding of the publication process of peer reviewed journals.

We will develop individual strategies for the writing and publishing of research articles in the English language.
Key topics include:
  •  Planning publications strategically.
  • Criteria for journal selection (impact factors, rejection rates, publication schedules, Open Access, ...).
  • How to choose a great title and write the perfect abstract.
  • The peer review system: stakeholders, processes, benefits, criticism.
  • and much more

Participants are expected to actively partake in writing exercises and group discussions between presentations sequences. Power Point slides of the presentation will be made available after the workshop.
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Please note: Your preparation
  • Please send us a sample of your most recent English language work (e.g. a synopsis of your current research project; a draft of an upcoming journal article; lecture notes; etc.) by 31st August 2019 at the latest and let us know if you would agree to have examples from your texts used within the workshop for didactic purposes:
  • Please bring a laptop to facilitate writing exercises if possible.
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