How to publish a world-class paper: The Humanities & Social Sciences edition


09.30-12.30 uur

Agora 3 (Hoofdgebouw, 3e Etage, De Boelelaan 1105)

How to publish a world-class paper: The Humanities & Social Sciences edition. Everything you always wanted to know about scientific publishing.’

University Library


Conference / Symposium

Publishing your research can be challenging. Determining your audience, choosing a publisher, and dealing with reviewers and editors are important skills you need in your academic career.

On 14 November, the University Library is hosting a seminar on these topics to help you prepare a high-quality manuscript. During the seminar, two experienced scientists and a publisher will share their insights and experience with the publishing process. The speakers will focus on the specifics of publishing in the humanities and social sciences. Publishing monographs will also be addressed.

how to publish nov 2017
Max Haring, Marieke de Hoon, Piek Vossen

9.30 - 10.00: Welcome with coffee and tea

Opening by Hilde van Wijngaarden, director University Library

Dr. Max Haring, publisher at Amsterdam University Press.
The perspective and the role of the publisher in scientific publishing.

Mr. Dr. Marieke de Hoon, assistant professor, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit.
How to publish a world class paper.

11.30 - 11.45: Coffee break

Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen, professor of Computational Lexicology, Faculty of Humanities, Vrije Universiteit.
Publishing from a reviewer’s perspective.

12.30: Close

This free seminar program is designed with PhD candidates and other junior researchers in mind. Of course, other faculty members and university staff are welcome to attend. Presentations  and discussions are in English. Registration is required; please use this form.

This seminar is organised by the VU University Library. Questions or remarks? Please contact