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Publishing and South Asia: Industry Forum

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Event Date: 25 May 2022
Author / Presenters: Arpita Das (Yoda Press), Dr Nathan Hollier (Melbourne University Press)

Join us at the University of Melbourne for an industry forum on Publishing and South Asia featuring international guest, publisher Arpita Das of Yoda Press (India), and Dr Nathan Hollier, Melbourne University Publishing (MUP), moderated by Associate Professor Beth Driscoll.

Arpita Das is the Founder-Publisher of Yoda Press. Arpita leads the Yoda Press Workshops Series for Authors and Editors and is a Member of the Executive Board of PublisHer (www.womeninpublishing.org). She is also visiting faculty at Ashoka University. Arpita writes on book culture, gender, popular culture and bibliotherapy. Her most recent essay 'Jaipur Literature Festival, the Gendered Literary Field, and the MeToo Movement in India' was published in Memoires du Livre/Studies in Book Culture journal.

Dr Nathan Hollier is CEO and Publisher of Melbourne University Press and a member of the Scholarly and Journals Committee of the Australian Publishers Association. He is a past Director of Monash University Press, past Editor of Overland magazine and was founding Chair of the Small Press Network.

The event will take place at Arts Hall (Room 222), Old Arts (Building 149), University of Melbourne (Parkville). This event is free to attend but bookings are essential. Please book here: https://events.unimelb.edu.au/culture-and-communication/event/15059

It is a requirement for anyone attending University of Melbourne campuses or undertaking University activities in third-party or public settings, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note you will be asked to check in via the Victorian Government QR code and provide your vaccination information prior to entry to this event. Please also note this information may be used by the University’s Public Health Network to contact you for the purpose of contact tracing, in the case of any COVID-19 exposure at this event. For further information regarding the vaccination requirement at the University of Melbourne, please visit our website or review COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements Policy.

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