Feb 23-25 English Manuscript Editing Workshop (Humanities/Social Sciences): Deadline extended to 2/9イベント情報

Date : 2015.01.14


We are pleased to announce that for the second year running, there will be an English manuscript editing workshop led by three editors with vast experience in this area. The workshops aim to assist early-career researchers and graduate students primarily in the humanities and social sciences in preparing their manuscripts for publication. The workshop leaders will give interactive lectures, offer clear guidance about writing theses in English, and give practical advice about publishing in journals. In addition, the workshops will enable participants to request specific advice through individual consultations. An opportunity not to be missed! 

The workshop leaders are:

  • Paul Kratoska, Publishing Director, NUS Press, National University of Singapore
  • Paul Robert Nerney, Former Senior Lecturer, Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore
  • Susan Lopez Nerney, Former Lecturer, Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore

Number of places

Note: Applications will be screened in the first week of February 2015. It may also be possible to attend as an audience member. Please contact us via the address below for further details.

Participation fee

This is a free event.

How to apply

Please send an email with the following information to engworkshop@kura.kyoto-u.ac.jp:

  • Name and title
  • Institute
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Field of study

Important: Please be sure to attach your draft manuscript, which may be shared with the workshop leaders in advance of the event. This is to enable the editors to provide effective feedback. 


10.00 AM, Monday 2 February 9 February 2015. Please attach your draft manuscript by this date. / Deadline extended (update 30 Jan.)


Email:    engworkshop@kura.kyoto-u.ac.jp 
Tel:     075-753-5113 (Ext 85109)


Day 1: Monday 23 February 2015
09:00-10:30    What Editors Look for? 
11:00-12:30    Lecture and Small Group Discussion    
13:30-17:00    Individual Consultations

Day 2: Tuesday 24 February 2015
9:00-12:30    Lecture and Small Group Discussion    
13:30-15:00    Lecture and Small Group Discussion
15:30-16:45    Academic Publishing
16:45-17:00    Homework Assignment

Day 3: Wednesday 25 February 2015
09:00-12:30    Individual Consultations
13:30-15:30    Homework Exercise
15:30-16:30    Closing Session — Lessons Learned

Note: This is a provisional program as of 15 January 2015.


Room 447, 4th Floor, Research Bldg. No.2, Yoshida Campus

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