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How to get published?

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Seminar Room 437

Old Teachers College

University of Sydney

Camperdown, NSW 2006

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Are you a research student or early career researcher working on or with China and wondering how and where to get your work published? This workshop provides tips and guidance, helping you to understand the business of publishing.

Some of the questions that will be addressed include:

• Will my publications detract from my PhD/research?
• Should I start to publish early during my PhD studies?
• How to present my research in a format suitable for publication?
• What and where to publish?
• What publishers are looking for?
• What are the mistakes to avoid?
• How to find real collaborations in China?
• How to get ethics approval for publications with collaborators in China?


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Dr Agata Mrva-Montoya
Publishing Manager, Sydney University Press

Dr Agata Mrva-Montoya is Publishing Manager at Sydney University Press and Honorary Associate in the Department of Media and Communications, University of Sydney. She has worked at Sydney University Press (SUP) since 2008 in a role combining editing, marketing and project management. She is the commissioning editor for the following SUP’s series: Adapa Monographs, Animal Publics, and Tom Austen Brown Studies in Australasian Archaeology. Agata is interested in the impact of new technologies on scholarly publishing, editing and books in general. She has written articles for scholarly journals and industry publications, and posts for various Australian and international blogs. In pre-publishing life, Agata completed a PhD in archaeology. She can be found on Twitter as @agatamontoya.


Ms Denise O’Dea
Editorial Officer, Sydney University Press

Denise O’Dea is Editorial Officer at Sydney University Press, where she works with authors to prepare their manuscripts for publication, from structural editing through copyediting, proofreading and production. She oversees two SUP series: China and the West in the Modern World, and Indigenous Music of Australia. Before joining SUP in 2015, she worked for 10 years in commercial book publishing, including as Senior Editor at HarperCollins in Sydney and Black Inc in Melbourne. She has moonlighted as a book reviewer for Australian Book Review and other publications.


Professor Luigi Tomba
Director, China Studies Centre, The University of Sydney

Born and educated in Italy, Luigi is a political scientist with three decades of China experience, having visited China for the first time in 1988. His work covers many aspects of China’s political and social change, with a particular interest in the consequences of China’s urbanisation on its society and governance. Luigi was also the editor of The China Journal (2005-2015) one of the most prestigious international research journals on post-1949 China. His most recent book The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban, was awarded the Association of Asian Studies 2016 Joseph Levenson Prize as best book on Post-1900 China.


Dr Ying Zhang
Senior lecturer, School of Public Health

Dr Ying Zhang is a senior lecturer of global health at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. She is an epidemiologist with a multi-disciplinary background. She has over ten years’ experience in research on climate and health, including some pioneering work on examining the health impact of climate change and extreme weather events in Australia and China. Dr Zhang’s research has been recognized internationally and now has a focus on the Asia-Pacific Region. Dr Zhang is currently an elected council member of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Asia Chapter, and the co-chair of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Environmental Health Working Group.

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