Call for Papers – The Arts of Editing: Past, Present and Future Conference

Call for Papers – The Arts of Editing: Past, Present and Future Conference

Deadline: January 15, 2016

This international conference, The Arts of Editing: Past, Present and Future, to be held in Stockholm between August 17 -19, 2016, will mark the end of the programme, celebrate its achievements, and explore future collaboration and new avenues of research. In addition to key-note lectures and selected papers, three panel sessions will focus on experiences gained from the Ars Edendi programme, other large and collaborative editorial ventures, and the future role and responsibility of editors in a changing scholarly environment. Confirmed keynote speakers include Cynthia Damon, David Greetham, Odd-Einar Haugen, Dorothea Weber and Jan Ziolkowski.

Proposals for papers are invited on crucial methodological decisions, the impact editorial choices have on the reception of texts, as well as broader reflections on the responsibility of the editor as both an interpreter of texts and a mediator between cultures. Presenters will be asked to respect a 20-minute limit on their papers.


  • A number of bursaries are available to cover travel and lodging expenses. To apply for a bursary, candidate should include an estimate of travel costs in the abstract.


  • Open to lecturers, scholars and researchers with a keen interest in the topic of the conference.
  • Candidates can be from any country in the world.

Application Process

  • Send title and abstracts in English (maximum of 250 words) to Speakers selected will be notified by February 15.

For more information, visit CfP – The Arts of Editing: Past, Present and Future.