8 November 2009 Academic publications market in the world

One of the publications of the Conrad Festival is the Polish translation of Lindsay Waters’ book Enemies of Promise: Publishing, Perishing, and the Eclipse of Scholarship (Harvard University Press). On Saturday afternoon (7th November) at the Book Fair in Krakow the author chaired a discussion on the condition of the humanities, the book market and the bureaucratization of universities. The invited guests were Eva Glimer from the German publishing house, Suhrkamp Verlag, and Hugues Jallon from La Découverte publishing house.